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Minnesota Virtual Academy
  • Public, Online
  • Houston, MN

Report Card

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

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From Minnesota Virtual Academy

Minnesota Virtual Academy, a program of the Houston Public School District, brings learning alive for students with a personalized program of engaging courses; full-time, dedicated teachers; and a vibrant school community.

• Individualized Learning Plans target each student's strengths and weaknesses.
• Minnesota-licensed teachers guide progress and tailor teaching to student needs.
• A robust Advanced Learner Program offers K–5 students additional challenges and enrichment.
• Destinations Career Academy helps students in grades 9–12 get ahead with courses in Business and Health and Human Services.
• Eligible juniors and seniors can earn college credits on select courses.
• Social events, extracurricular activities, and clubs bring students together.

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Minnesota Virtual Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
46%
Average SAT
1150
5 responses
Average ACT
25
44 responses
AP Enrollment
1%

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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 5 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 5 responses
  • Graduation- It's a big deal to them
    60%
  • Field Trips - Gatherings
    20%
  • Online school- few events close enough to attend
    20%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,525
Free or Reduced Lunch
28%
31%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
8%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,985
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.2%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 12 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 12 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 12 responses

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