Higher Ground Secondary Academy



Higher Ground Secondary Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Higher Ground Secondary Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 34
10 39
11 40
12 18

Higher Ground Secondary Academy is a public high school of the Higher Ground Academy located in St. Paul, MN. It has 131 students in grades 9th through 12th. Higher Ground Secondary Academy is the 411th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 19,296th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.5 to 1.

Total Students: 131
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,296th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 411th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 322nd out of 833
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 433rd out of 833

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Higher Ground Secondary Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 72
(55%)
72
(55%)
 Female 59
(45%)
59
(45%)

Higher Ground Secondary Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 129
(98%)
129
(98%)
 White 2
(2%)
2
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Higher Ground Secondary Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 110
(84%)
110
(84%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(9%)
12
(9%)
 Not Eligible 9
(7%)
9
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Higher Ground Secondary Academy is ranked 224th out of 848 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Higher Ground Secondary Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Higher Ground Secondary Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 125
2014 127
2015 131

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 10.4
2014 10.2
2015 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.92
2014 0.94488188976378
2015 0.93129770992366

Compare Higher Ground Secondary Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,581.9% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 93.1%
 

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