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Higher Ground Academy

Preschool | Grades K-12 | Higher Ground Academy
1381 Marshall Ave
St. Paul, MN 55104
(651) 645-1000

About This School

Higher Ground Academy is located in St. Paul, MN and is in Higher Ground Academy School District. It is a charter school that serves 662 students in grades K-12.

Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system. See Higher Ground Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, Higher Ground Academy had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Minnesota average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

46% 54%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

per student
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By a Parent on

Higher Ground Academy has a very strong and challenging program in chemistry class. The AP chemistry class is a good program where students are using modern technology, which is the same tools as that of universities and college. So the advantage is great for those students who are taking such a class.
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