Minnesota Virtual Academy



Minnesota Virtual Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Minnesota Virtual Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 59
2 75
3 66
4 80
5 95
6 110
7 116
8 147
9 146
10 181
11 184
12 207

Minnesota Virtual Academy is a public elementary school located in Houston, MN in the Houston Public School District. It enrolls 1,515 students in grades 1st through 12th. Minnesota Virtual Academy is the 2nd largest public school in Minnesota and the 165th largest nationally. It has 21.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,515
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 71.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 165th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 2nd out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 989th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 7th out of 1,012

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Minnesota Virtual Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 855
(56%)
974
(56%)
 Male 660
(44%)
766
(44%)

Minnesota Virtual Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,230
(81%)
1,448
(83%)
 Black 105
(7%)
105
(6%)
 Hispanic 74
(5%)
78
(4%)
 American Indian 41
(3%)
41
(2%)
 Two or More 39
(3%)
42
(2%)
 Asian 25
(2%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Minnesota Virtual Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,101
(73%)
1,240
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 381
(25%)
430
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(2%)
70
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Minnesota Virtual Academy is ranked 57th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Minnesota Virtual Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.3%) is lower than the state average of 40.5%. 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
2013 1821
2014 1530
2015 1515

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
2013 22.8
2014 20.9
2015 21.1

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
2013 0.3108182317408
2014 0.27254901960784
2015 0.27326732673267

Compare Minnesota Virtual Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,110.0% 21.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.3%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Minnesota Virtual Academy
Houston, MN
Public KG - 12 1,515 21.1:1  
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Public PK - 06 225 9.7:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 309 12.8:1 10 miles
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Public PK - 05 303 14.7:1 10 miles
Ridgeway Community School
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Public KG - 05 97 9.8:1 11 miles
St Peter Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 79 13:1 12 miles
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Private PK - 08 78 12:1 13 miles
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Public 06 - 08 141 12.7:1 14 miles
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