Spectrum High School

Claimed
9/10
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Reviews
16
Grades
7-12
Students
668
Type
Public charter
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More

Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Reading
69%
State avg: 58%
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Math
62%
State avg: 54%
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Science
63%
State avg: 47%
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College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
68%
State avg:
Average ACT score
22
AP course participation
15%
State avg: 17%
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8/10
Student progress

A promising sign

Students at this school are making more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Strong student progress (also known as student growth) means different things. In some states, the average progress is so low, that even strong progress may not prepare a majority of students for college and career. It also depends on the school's test scores.

Strong progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a better job at supporting their academic growth than most other schools.

Strong progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing a better job at supporting academic growth than most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's continued success.

Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
94%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
1%
Black
1%
Hispanic
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
524 :1
State avg: 493 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
82%
State avg: 89%
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16 Reviews
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Neighborhood
17796 Industrial Circle NW, Elk Ri...
Elk River, MN 55330
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