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North Lakes Academy - Upper School
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  • Public, Charter
  • FOREST LAKE, MN

Report Card

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

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308 15TH ST SW
FOREST LAKE, MN 55025
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Serving the Forest Lake and surrounding areas since 1999, North Lakes Academy provides a personalized learning environment designed to meet a wide variety of academic needs. With strong core subjects and a full complement of liberal arts courses, NLA provides a quality learning in a responsive learning atmosphere.

North Lakes Academy will provide an environment in which middle and high school students will learn eagerly, extensively and deeply so that they will be able to assume productive and satisfying roles in a global society.

We will provide a rigorous, liberal arts curriculum in a small, personalized, developmentally appropriate learning environment and graduate students who are confident, skilled scholars and citizens.

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North Lakes Academy - Upper School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
65%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
26
52 responses
AP Enrollment
45%

The "Becoming" Curriculum

Our expectation is that students and teachers excel in core academic, active and artistic disciplines, develop a sense of purpose and path, and value a united community built through appreciation of diversity. The "Becoming" curriculum strategy is focused on helping us all find our path and purpose, as well as preparing students for college and career in the 21st Century.

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$79,840
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,117
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$272,200
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
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 14 responses
  • Frozen 5 week,Homecoming,Snowball Dance,Prom
    43%
  • Homecoming, Pep Rallies, Spirit Week, etc.
    36%
  • Talent Show
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    7%

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Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
264
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 9 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.3%
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 13 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 13 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 12 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 12 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 12 responses

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