Proficiency rates

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Enrollment by city

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WFF Startups

The Walton Family Foundation has given more than $16 million to charter schools in Minnesota, contributing to 96 separate schools and helping start 70 of them - 29% of all charters EVER opened in the state. Read an anlysis of WFF giving to charter schools in Minnesota.

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Greater Twin Cities United Way



Total recipients: 9
Total $$$ received: $ 1,669,126

Recipient name Charter Private Public Media Closed? $
Center School, Inc. [Minneapolis] CHAR 827,250
Community of Peace Academy CHAR 100,000
Friendship Academy of Fine Arts CHAR 100,000
Harvest Preparatory Charter School CHAR CLOSED 100,000
Hiawatha Academies CHAR 100,000
Higher Ground Academy CHAR 50,000
Partnership Academy, Inc. CHAR 121,876
St. Paul City School CHAR 100,000
Woodson Institute For Excellence (WISE School) CHAR CLOSED 170,000