Higher Ground Academy Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#935
College Readiness Index
36.3
Math Proficiency
2.6
Reading Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • KG–12 Grades
  • 690 Students
  • 45 Teachers

Higher Ground Academy
1381 MARSHALL AVE
ST PAUL, MN 55104

Phone: (651) 645-1000

District: Higher Ground Academy

Overview

Higher Ground Academy is ranked 19th within Minnesota. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Higher Ground Academy is 85 percent. The student body makeup is 54 percent male and 46 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 34 percent. Higher Ground Academy is the only high school in the Higher Ground Academy.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#935
State Rank
#19
Charter Rank
#124

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 690
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 34%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 96%
Full-Time Teachers 45

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 68%
Proficient in Math 50%
College Readiness Index 36.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served KG – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School Yes
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 1
Total Students 690
Proficient in Reading (district average) 68%
Proficient in Math (district average) 50%
College Readiness (district average) 36.3

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