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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade C
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade C
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Higher Ground Academy is an above average, public, charter school located in Saint Paul, MN. It has 168 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
22
15 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$71,679
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,014
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$316,835
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
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Poll
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Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
168
Free or Reduced Lunch
93%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,935
Teachers in First/Second Year
20%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
Expenses Per Student
$13,423 / year
National
$12,239
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