Minnesota Virtual Academy



Minnesota Virtual Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Minnesota Virtual Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 91
1 101
2 111
3 113
4 134
5 134
6 177
7 168
8 202
9 169
10 221
11 234
12 268

Minnesota Virtual Academy is a public elementary school located in Houston, MN in the Houston Public School District. It enrolls 2,123 students in grades 1st through 12th. Minnesota Virtual Academy is the 1st largest public school in Minnesota and the 45th largest nationally. It has 28.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 2,123
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 74.25

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Minnesota Virtual Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 1,158
(55%)
1,273
(54%)
 Male 965
(45%)
1,087
(46%)

Minnesota Virtual Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,770
(83%)
2,004
(85%)
 Black 165
(8%)
165
(7%)
 Hispanic 109
(5%)
109
(5%)
 Asian 42
(2%)
43
(2%)
 American Indian 33
(2%)
33
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Minnesota Virtual Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,562
(74%)
1,687
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 544
(26%)
620
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(1%)
53
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Minnesota Virtual Academy is ranked 23rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Minnesota Virtual Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.4%) is lower than the state average of 40.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Minnesota Virtual Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 572
2006 612
2007 706
2008 N/A
2009 1193
2010 1432
2011 1787
2012 2123

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 32
2006 39.7
2007 33.5
2008 N/A
2009 31
2010 27.5
2011 28.9
2012 28.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.066433566433566
2006 0.058823529411765
2007 0.10906515580737
2008
2009 0.20117351215423
2010 0.16061452513966
2011 0.18466703973139
2012 0.26424870466321

Compare Minnesota Virtual Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,860.0% 28.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.4%
 
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 12 2,123 28.6:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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