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 88.5 53 2017 $ 2,500
2. St. Croix Preparatory Academy CSP WALTON 86.4 1,161 2017 $ 378,100
3. Math and Science Academy CSP 84.3 508 2017 $ 90,120
4. Yinghua Academy CSP 82.0 805 2017 $ 109,336
5. Twin Cities German Immersion School WALTON 81.1 520 2017 $ 299,494
6. Nova Classical Academy CSP WALTON 80.1 946 2017 $ 551,534
7. International Spanish Language Academy 78.4 317 2017 $ 10,000
8. Eagle Ridge Academy WALTON 78.1 1,227 2017 $ 402,165
9. Swan River Montessori Charter School WALTON 75.4 157 2017 $ 10,000
10. Aspen Academy 74.2 482 2017 $ 9,489
11. DaVinci Academy 73.5 441 2017 $ 24,304
12. Cologne Academy CSP 71.1 607 2017 $ 49,811
13. North Shore Community School 69.6 364 2017 $ 230,000
14. Prairie Creek Community School 68.1 180 2017 $ 30,347
15. Friendship Academy of Fine Arts WALTON 64.3 152 2018 $ 544,000
16. Southside Family Charter School WALTON 61.8 118 2017 $ 318,945
17. Great River School 61.8 430 2017 $ 116,181
18. World Learner Charter School 60.0 208 2017 $ 230,000
19. Parnassus Preparatory School 59.2 1,003 2017 $ 17,478
20. New City School CSP WALTON 59.0 251 2017 $ 102,000
21. PACT Charter School 58.8 646 2017 $ 75,000
22. Lakes International Language Academy CSP WALTON 58.5 1,022 2017 $ 10,000
23. State of Minnesota - overall average 58.1 $
24. Great Expectations School 57.3 98 2017 $ 10,000
25. Noble Academy WALTON 55.0 842 2017 $ 230,000
26. Avalon School WALTON 54.2 216 2017 $ 321,152
27. TEAM Academy WALTON 53.4 112 2017 $ 154,000
28. Kaleidoscope Charter School WALTON 53.2 564 2017 $ 230,000
29. Upper Mississippi Academy WALTON 53.1 250 2017 $ 275,395
30. PIM Arts High School [nee Main Street School Performing Arts] WALTON 52.9 276 2017 $ 113,837
31. Higher Ground Academy CSP 51.7 761 2017 $ 305,393
32. Twin Cities International Elementary School WALTON CLOSED 51.3 588 2017 $ 272,200
33. TrekNorth High School WALTON 51.2 247 2017 $ 10,000
34. North Lakes Academy 51.0 396 2017 $ 230,000
35. AFSA High School [Academy for Sciences and Agriculture] 50.8 371 2017 $ 25,000
36. Ubah Medical Academy Charter School WALTON 50.7 347 2017 $ 95,000
37. Crosslake Community Charter School 50.4 208 2018 $ 11,733
38. Hennepin Elementary School CSP WALTON 50.2 338 2017 $ 356,441
39. Stride Academy Charter School WALTON 48.8 688 2017 $ 230,000
40. Twin Cities Academy CSP WALTON 48.6 602 2017 $ 273,581
41. Cornerstone Montessori Elementary CSP WALTON 47.9 133 2017 $ 250,000
42. Global Academy CSP WALTON 47.8 429 2017 $ 289,400
43. Paideia Academy Charter School CSP WALTON CLOSED 47.3 301 2015 $ 180,000
44. Beacon Academy CSP WALTON 47.3 388 2017 $ 240,500
45. Laura Jeffrey Academy Charter WALTON 46.2 122 2017 $ 256,877
46. Level Up Academy 44.9 82 2017 $ 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 $ 3,085,230
51. Spero Academy [Fraser Academy] WALTON 43.7 93 2017 $ 247,233
52. STEP Academy Charter School 39.4 278 2017 $ 20,000
53. West Concord Public Charter School CLOSED 39.1 48 2015 $ 32,000
54. Minnesota Transitions Charter School 38.1 3,041 2017 $ 175,000
55. Prodeo Academy CSP WALTON 36.2 495 2018 $ 1,022,077
56. EdVisions Off Campus School 35.9 116 2017 $ 220,272
57. KIPP Minnesota CSP ERC 35.5 337 2018 $ 3,824,644
58. Twin Cities International Schools [nee Minnesota International Middle Charter] 35.5 443 2017 $ 82,500
59. Mastery School CSP WALTON 34.7 206 2018 $ 1,227,500
60. Bright Water Elementary CSP WALTON 33.8 175 2017 $ 521,322
61. Minneapolis College Preparatory School CSP WALTON CLOSED 33.6 112 2016 $ 667,897
62. Hmong College Prep Academy WALTON 33.2 1,469 2017 $ 450,000
63. Hiawatha Academies CSP ERC WALTON 31.9 1,367 2018 $ 5,254,118
64. New Century Academy 31.7 127 2017 $ 4,000
65. Minnesota New Country School 31.6 219 2017 $ 4,200
66. Community of Peace Academy CSP 31.5 776 2017 $ 858,000
67. Urban Academy Charter School WALTON 31.4 304 2017 $ 278,000
68. Excell Academy Charter 31.4 406 2017 $ 6,000
69. Community School of Excellence WALTON 29.1 920 2017 $ 230,000
70. Voyageurs Expeditionary WALTON 29.0 105 2017 $ 85,000
71. Northeast College Prep CSP WALTON 28.0 263 2017 $ 848,000
72. St. Paul City School 26.5 468 2017 $ 168,050
73. Northwest Passage High School [Coon Rapids Learning Center] 25.1 178 2017 $ 72,000
74. 24.2 37 2017 $
75. Academia Cesar Chavez Charter School 24.1 509 2018 $ 941,000
76. Best Academy Inc. CSP 24.1 576 2018 $ 1,606,500
77. Partnership Academy, Inc. 23.7 281 2017 $ 49,500
78. Cedar Riverside Community School 23.6 186 2017 $ 30,000
79. New Millennium Academy Charter WALTON 23.4 654 2017 $ 200,058
80. Prairie Seeds Academy WALTON 21.7 760 2017 $ 10,000
81. Academic Arts High School [River Heights Charter School] 20.9 103 2017 $ 4,000
82. Kato Public Charter School [Riverbend Academy] 20.4 80 2017 $ 4,000
83. College Preparatory Elementary WALTON 20.2 357 2017 $ 250,000
84. New Heights School, Inc. 18.2 128 2017 $ 230,000
85. Technical Academies of Minnesota 17.9 152 2017 $ 62,500
86. Venture Academy CSP 16.8 257 2017 $ 652,500
87. West Side Summit CSP WALTON 16.7 173 2017 $ 272,000
88. Metro Deaf School 16.7 82 2017 $ 69,662
89. Tesfa International School WALTON 15.3 124 2017 $ 390,000
90. Rivers Edge Academy 14.8 70 2017 $ 10,000
91. Stonebridge World School WALTON 14.5 244 2017 $ 235,000
92. Odyssey Academy CLOSED 13.2 308 2017 $ 72,000
93. Sojourner Truth Academy 13.2 376 2017 $ 125,697
94. Minneapolis Academy CSP WALTON CLOSED 11.3 135 2016 $ 363,999
95. Dugsi Academy WALTON 11.2 295 2017 $ 10,000
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 7.6 183 2018 $ 415,000
99. El Colegio Charter School 5.4 84 2017 $ 187,550
100. Lincoln International School WALTON 4.7 116 2017 $ 250,000
101. Center School, Inc. [Minneapolis] 3.9 39 2017 $ 1,096,250
102. High School for Recording Arts 3.6 318 2017 $ 162,000
103. Minnesota Internship Center 1.9 522 2017 $ 9,941
104. Bdote Learning Center CSP WALTON 1.6 75 2017 $ 295,000

 

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.