Charter school funding

See Minnesota charter schools contributed to by the funders sorted by amount received.

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

 

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Schools sorted by proficiency rates in math, reading and science

This is a list of schools that have received grants from the funders in this database. Only schools that have standardized test score proficiency rates at the Minnesota Department of Education are included. This omits most private schools, as well as almost all closed charter schools.

The list is sorted by average proficiency rates in descending order. Click here for the same list, organized by a school's largest demographic.

 

School closed? Avg profiency %* # students Year Grants
1. Clarkfield Charter School 89.6 51 2019 $ 2,500
2. St. Croix Preparatory Academy CSP WALTON 87.1 1,174 2019 $ 387,600
3. Math and Science Academy CSP 84.3 508 2017 $ 90,120
4. Yinghua Academy CSP 82.0 805 2017 $ 118,336
5. Nova Classical Academy CSP WALTON 80.1 946 2017 $ 551,534
6. International Spanish Language Academy 78.4 317 2017 $ 15,000
7. Eagle Ridge Academy WALTON 78.1 1,227 2017 $ 430,663
8. Prairie Creek Community School 75.6 179 2019 $ 30,347
9. Twin Cities German Immersion School WALTON 74.1 586 2019 $ 299,494
10. DaVinci Academy 73.5 441 2017 $ 30,108
11. Cologne Academy CSP 72.5 641 2019 $ 55,561
12. Aspen Academy 70.0 554 2019 $ 9,489
13. Swan River Montessori Charter School WALTON 66.1 158 2019 $ 10,000
14. North Shore Community School 65.3 348 2019 $ 230,000
15. Southside Family Charter School WALTON 61.8 118 2017 $ 318,945
16. Great River School 61.8 430 2017 $ 116,181
17. PACT Charter School 60.2 654 2019 $ 75,000
18. Lakes International Language Academy CSP WALTON 60.1 1,117 2019 $ 10,000
19. Friendship Academy of Fine Arts WALTON 59.8 168 2019 $ 619,000
20. Great Expectations 59.7 105 2019 $ 10,000
21. Parnassus Preparatory School 59.2 1,003 2017 $ 25,728
22. World Learner Charter School 59.2 212 2019 $ 230,000
23. New City School CSP WALTON 59.0 251 2017 $ 102,000
24. State of Minnesota - overall average 58.1 $
25. Kaleidoscope Charter School WALTON 56.7 572 2019 $ 230,000
26. North Lakes Academy 54.6 402 2019 $ 230,000
27. Avalon School WALTON 54.2 216 2017 $ 331,152
28. Crosslake Community Charter School 53.6 246 2019 $ 11,733
29. TEAM Academy WALTON 53.4 112 2017 $ 154,000
30. Upper Mississippi Academy WALTON 53.1 250 2017 $ 275,395
31. PIM Arts High School [nee Main Street School Performing Arts] WALTON 52.9 276 2017 $ 113,837
32. Ubah Medical Academy Charter School WALTON 51.6 312 2019 $ 110,000
33. Twin Cities International Elementary School WALTON CLOSED 51.3 588 2017 $ 272,200
34. Noble Academy WALTON 51.2 1,029 2019 $ 230,000
35. TrekNorth High School WALTON 51.2 247 2017 $ 10,000
36. AFSA High School [Academy for Sciences and Agriculture] 50.8 371 2017 $ 69,000
37. Higher Ground Academy CSP 50.0 780 2019 $ 305,393
38. Stride Academy Charter School WALTON 48.8 688 2017 $ 230,000
39. Twin Cities Academy CSP WALTON 48.6 602 2017 $ 273,581
40. Cornerstone Montessori Elementary CSP WALTON 47.9 133 2017 $ 250,000
41. Global Academy CSP WALTON 47.8 429 2017 $ 319,400
42. Paideia Academy Charter School CSP WALTON CLOSED 47.3 301 2015 $ 180,000
43. Beacon Academy CSP WALTON 47.3 388 2017 $ 240,500
44. EdVisions Off Campus School 46.2 112 2019 $ 220,272
45. Laura Jeffrey Academy Charter WALTON 46.2 122 2017 $ 256,877
46. Level Up Academy 46.1 121 2019 $ 75,000
47. Face to Face Academy 44.8 80 2017 $ 11,048
48. Cyber Village Academy CSP 44.7 253 2017 $ 163,000
49. Athlos Leadership Academy [New Visions School] 44.3 908 2017 $ 2,500
50. Harvest Preparatory Charter School CSP ERC CLOSED 43.9 306 2017 $ 3,099,438
51. Spero Academy [Fraser Academy] WALTON 43.7 93 2017 $ 247,233
52. STEP Academy Charter School 39.2 473 2019 $ 20,000
53. Hennepin Elementary School CSP WALTON 39.1 374 2019 $ 479,441
54. West Concord Public Charter School CLOSED 39.1 48 2015 $ 32,000
55. Minnesota Transitions Charter School 38.1 3,041 2017 $ 285,000
56. Prodeo Academy CSP WALTON 36.2 495 2018 $ 1,425,577
57. Twin Cities International Schools [nee Minnesota International Middle Charter] 35.0 1,021 2019 $ 82,500
58. Bright Water Elementary CSP WALTON 33.8 175 2017 $ 561,322
59. Excell Academy Charter 33.7 426 2019 $ 6,000
60. Minneapolis College Preparatory School CSP WALTON CLOSED 33.6 112 2016 $ 682,897
61. Hmong College Prep Academy WALTON 32.1 2,201 2019 $ 450,000
62. Minnesota New Country School 31.5 214 2019 $ 4,200
63. Community of Peace Academy CSP 31.5 776 2017 $ 858,000
64. Urban Academy Charter School WALTON 31.4 304 2017 $ 278,000
65. New Century Academy 31.2 138 2019 $ 4,000
66. Northwest Passage High School [Coon Rapids Learning Center] 29.4 153 2019 $ 72,000
67. Voyageurs Expeditionary WALTON 29.0 105 2017 $ 85,000
68. Northeast College Prep CSP WALTON 28.0 263 2017 $ 1,176,500
69. Community School of Excellence WALTON 27.4 1,344 2019 $ 230,000
70. St. Paul City School 26.5 468 2017 $ 175,050
71. Mastery School CSP WALTON 26.4 230 2019 $ 1,429,400
72. KIPP Minnesota CSP ERC 26.1 203 2019 $ 4,119,894
73. Tesfa International School WALTON 25.7 167 2019 $ 405,000
74. New Millennium Academy Charter WALTON 25.7 688 2019 $ 200,058
75. Hiawatha Academies CSP ERC WALTON 25.5 1,532 2019 $ 6,222,658
76. 24.2 37 2017 $
77. Cedar Riverside Community School 24.2 140 2019 $ 30,000
78. Best Academy Inc. CSP 23.9 756 2019 $ 1,606,500
79. Academia Cesar Chavez Charter School 23.6 541 2019 $ 941,000
80. Prairie Seeds Academy WALTON 21.7 760 2017 $ 10,000
81. Partnership Academy, Inc. 21.2 314 2019 $ 171,376
82. Academic Arts High School [River Heights Charter School] 20.9 103 2017 $ 4,000
83. Kato Public Charter School [Riverbend Academy] 20.4 62 2019 $ 4,000
84. College Preparatory Elementary WALTON 19.4 336 2019 $ 250,000
85. New Heights School, Inc. 18.2 128 2017 $ 230,000
86. Technical Academies of Minnesota 17.9 152 2017 $ 62,500
87. Venture Academy CSP 16.8 257 2017 $ 667,500
88. West Side Summit CSP WALTON CLOSED 16.7 173 2017 $ 297,000
89. Metro Deaf School 16.7 82 2017 $ 69,662
90. Dugsi Academy WALTON 15.4 288 2019 $ 10,000
91. Rivers Edge Academy 14.8 70 2017 $ 10,000
92. Stonebridge World School WALTON 14.5 244 2017 $ 235,000
93. Odyssey Academy CLOSED 13.2 308 2017 $ 72,000
94. Sojourner Truth Academy 13.2 376 2017 $ 125,697
95. Minneapolis Academy CSP WALTON CLOSED 11.3 135 2016 $ 363,999
96. Learning For Leadership Charter CLOSED 9.8 240 2017 $ 30,000
97. Academy of North Minneapolis CSP WALTON CLOSED 9.5 $ 220,000
98. LoveWorks Academy For Arts WALTON 8.3 159 2019 $ 495,000
99. El Colegio Charter School 5.4 95 2019 $ 195,050
100. Lincoln International School WALTON 4.7 157 2019 $ 250,000
101. Center School, Inc. [Minneapolis] 3.9 39 2017 $ 1,126,250
102. High School for Recording Arts 3.6 318 2017 $ 271,500
103. Minnesota Internship Center 1.9 339 2019 $ 9,941
104. Bdote Learning Center CSP WALTON 1.6 75 2017 $ 447,000

 

Avg. proficiency % Proficiency rates are derived from the Minnesota Department of Educaton's School Report Card. Rates are an average of rate scores available (Math, Reading and Science). In some cases schools don't have scores for one of the tested areas. Rates are added up and divided by the number of scores.