North Star Academy School

Serves grades KG - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3301 Technology Dr
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone
(218) 728-9556
District
DULUTH PUBLIC SCHOOLS ACADEMY
County
ST. LOUIS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
Yes
Students Enrolled
849
Classroom Teachers
65

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Minnesota

6

(10 is best)

Better than 50.6% of MN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

North Star Academy School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
60%
52%
55%
62%
66%
57%
60%
52%
55%
62%
66%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

80 60 40 20 0
60%
60%
52%
56%
67%
64%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
52%
59%
57%
66%
47%
52%
52%
59%
57%
66%
47%
52%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
56%
62%
63%
52%
50%
57%
56%
62%
63%
52%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
52%
55%
57%
57%
47%
52%
52%
55%
57%
57%
47%
52%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
56%
62%
57%
52%
55%
57%
56%
62%
57%
52%
55%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
13
12
16
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 58 6.8%
Grade 1 94 11.1%
Grade 2 80 9.4%
Grade 3 90 10.6%
Grade 4 95 11.2%
Grade 5 98 11.5%
Grade 6 105 12.4%
Grade 7 130 15.3%
Grade 8 99 11.7%
Total 849 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 84.9% 85.4% 68.3%
Black 5.6% 4.9% 12.0%
Hispanic 4.0% 4.5% 10.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.4% 7.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 5.1% 4.7% 2.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.3% 34.5% 35.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.3% 29.0% 27.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.1% 5.5% 8.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION UNREPORTED 5,706,494
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 71
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW UNREPORTED 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 25.8%
65 OR OLDER UNREPORTED 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households UNREPORTED 2,207,988
Single Parent Households With Children UNREPORTED 8.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma UNREPORTED 93.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree UNREPORTED 36.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more UNREPORTED 16.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 UNREPORTED 18.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 UNREPORTED 14.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 UNREPORTED 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 UNREPORTED 15.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 UNREPORTED 10.6%
$15,000 or less UNREPORTED 7.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,897 $12,117,714 59.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $455 $619,710 3.1%
Staff $164 $223,368 1.1%
General Administration $820 $1,116,840 5.5%
School Administration $309 $420,858 2.1%
Operation $603 $821,286 4.1%
Transportation $1,165 $1,586,730 7.8%
Other $506 $689,172 3.4%
Total Support $4,023 $5,479,326 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,935 $2,635,470 13.0%
Total Expenditures $14,855 $20,232,510 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,206 $7,332,308,000 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $374 $333,973,000 2.3%
Staff $620 $554,425,000 3.8%
General Administration $400 $357,459,000 2.4%
School Administration $508 $453,776,000 3.1%
Operation $866 $773,502,000 5.3%
Transportation $733 $654,842,000 4.5%
Other $294 $262,527,000 1.8%
Total Support $3,795 $3,390,504,000 23.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,466 $3,990,448,000 27.1%
Total Expenditures $16,467 $14,713,260,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%