Proficiency rates

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Enrollment by city (charters in DB)

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Enrollment by city (all charters)

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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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View all recipients, recipients of a particular letter, or recipients that are charter schools by clicking the corresponding link below. Charters returned in alphabetical order by clicking CHARTERS A-Z; returned in descending order by total received by clicking CHARTERS $$$.

All A-Z | All $$$ | CHARTERS A-Z | CHARTERS $$$

Total recipients: 57
Total $$$ received: $ 54,420,566

Recipient name Charter Private Public Media Closed? $
Mahtomedi Area Educational Foundation 229,929
Maple Grove Senior High Theatre Boosters PUB 1,000
Marin Primary and Middle School PRIV 25,000
Marshall School PRIV 123,175
Mastery School CSP WALTON CHAR 1,529,400
Maternity of Mary Catholic School PRIV 8,125
Math and Science Academy CSP CHAR 90,120
Mayer Lutheran High School PRIV 21,000
Metro Deaf School CHAR 69,662
Metro Tech Academy [Dunwoody Academy ] WALTON CHAR CLOSED 510,000
Migizi Communications 191,500
MinnCAN ERC CLOSED 4,155,592
Minneapolis Academy CSP WALTON CHAR CLOSED 363,999
Minneapolis College Preparatory School CSP WALTON CHAR CLOSED 682,897
Minneapolis Foundation [Education] 7,713,087
Minneapolis Jewish Day School PRIV 230,437
Minneapolis Public Schools Foundation PUB 18,790
Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board 50,000
Minnehaha Academy PRIV 615,536
Minnesota Academy of Technology CHAR CLOSED 70,018
Minnesota Association of Charter School Authorizers 75,000
Minnesota Association of Charter Schools 898,777
Minnesota Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 500,000
Minnesota Business Academy WALTON CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Minnesota Business Partnership Education Foundation 5,000
Minnesota Chamber Foundation 300,000
Minnesota Comeback ERC CLOSED 5,224,769
Minnesota Community Foundation 2,650,000
Minnesota Dream Fund 100,000
Minnesota Early Learning Foundation 750,000
Minnesota Education Equity Partnership 622,380
Minnesota Guild of Public Charter Schools 5,000
Minnesota Head Start Association, Inc. 60,000
Minnesota Independent School Forum 514,006
Minnesota Indian Education Association 10,000
Minnesota Internship Center CHAR 9,941
Minnesota Leadership Academy [Minnesota Leadership High School] 40,000
Minnesota Minority Education Partnership 1,218,225
Minnesota New Country School CHAR 4,200
Minnesota Online High School CHAR 25,000
Minnesota Public Radio MEDIA 13,221,788
Minnesota School of Science WALTON CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Minnesota State University Moorhead Alumni Foundation, Inc. 150,000
Minnesota State University, Mankato 5,580,500
Minnesota State University, Moorhead 56,590
Minnesota Transitions Charter School CHAR 285,000
Minnesota Waldorf School PRIV 94,703
Minnesota Wildflower Montessori School ERC CHAR 450,000
Minnetonka Public Schools PUB 1,000
Minnetonka Public Schools Foundation 16,135
MinnPost MEDIA 2,673,516
Monroe Elementary School 10,000
Montessori American Indian Childcare Center 20,000
Montessori Training Center of Minnesota, Inc. ERC 969,256
Most Holy Redeemer Catholic School PRIV 7,800
Mounds Park Academy PRIV 672,713
MTS Pease Academy 0