Proficiency rates

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Enrollment by city

See how many students, in aggregate, attend charter schools supported by the funders catalogued on this website, sorted by city.

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: 10
Total $$$ received: $ 7,760,318

Recipient name Charter Private Public Media Closed? $
Heritage Academy PUB 100,000
Independent School District #1 - Minneapolis Public Schools PUB 3,030,000
Independent School District #191 Burnsville Public Schools PUB 211,000
Independent School District #197 - Mendota Heights PUB 150,000
Independent School District #271 - Bloomington Public Schools PUB 1,042,924
Independent School District #279 - Osseo PUB 236,208
Independent School District #280 - Richfield PUB 100,000
Independent School District #286 [Brooklyn Center School District] PUB 681,250
Independent School District #624 - White Bear Lake PUB 250,000
Independent School District #625 - St. Paul Public Schools PUB 1,958,936