Best Public Schools in Zip Code 56387


Summary:

The 56387 zip code area is home to 4 schools, including 2 elementary schools, 1 high school, and 1 alternative school. These schools serve a high-need population, with free/reduced lunch rates ranging from 56.67% to 85.3%, indicating that the majority of students come from low-income households.

Among the standout schools, Special Education Facilities, an alternative school, has the lowest student-teacher ratio at 5.4, suggesting a high level of individualized attention for students. EC Sp Educational at Quarryview Educational Center, an elementary school, also has a relatively low student-teacher ratio of 8.9. However, the test score data reveals significant performance gaps between the schools and the St. Cloud Public School District and state averages, with some schools, like St. Cloud Area Learning Center, having only 2.17% of students proficient or better in Math.

The data also highlights concerning issues, such as racial disparities in student populations and low statewide rankings for most of the schools. Discovery Community Elementary has a majority African American student population (51.97%), while Special Education Facilities has a majority white student population (60%). Additionally, all the schools in the data set have relatively low statewide rankings, with Discovery Community Elementary and St. Cloud Area Learning Center ranking in the bottom quartile of their respective school types.








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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Minnesota Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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