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MDE Designates Six Friends of Education Schools as High-Quality

01.31.2020

The Minnesota Department of Education annually designates selected charter schools as High-Quality based on school performance.  To receive a High-Quality designation, charter schools must exceed state averages in twelve academic measures in reading, math, and science, including proficiency, individual student growth, and closing the achievement gap; in addition, charter schools must meet financial and compliance benchmarks established by the state.  For 2020, the MDE designated only 23 of Minnesota’s 171  charter schools – or 13% -- as High-Quality.   Friends of Education congratulates its schools receiving this selective designation:

                Cologne Academy

                DaVinci Academy of Arts and Science

   Eagle Ridge Academy

   Parnassus Preparatory School

   St. Croix Preparatory Academy

                 Yinghua Academy

 

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