School Details

Sojourner Truth Academy

3820 Emerson Ave North, Minneapolis, MN 55412
(612) 588-3599
1

(out of 10)

Charter Grades K-8 344 students 13 students/teacher (MN avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

45%
45%
72%
27%
27%
57%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sojourner Truth Academy average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

30%
30%
71%
25%
25%
54%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sojourner Truth Academy average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

31%
31%
60%
14%
14%
64%
0%
0%
60%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sojourner Truth Academy average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

14%
14%
57%
29%
29%
59%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sojourner Truth Academy average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

25%
25%
56%
27%
27%
54%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sojourner Truth Academy average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

20%
20%
59%
23%
23%
54%
5%
5%
44%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sojourner Truth Academy average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Sojourner Truth Academy is a charter middle school in Minneapolis. The principal of Sojourner Truth Academy is Julie Guy and can be contacted at jguy@sojournertruthacademy.org. 344 students attend Sojourner Truth Academy and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 95% of the 344 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Sojourner Truth Academy is 13:1. Hmong International Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 74% 74%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 3%
Hispanic 23% 23%
Multiracial 0.3% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 95%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    sojourner truth academy mpls mn. i have 2 boys enrolled here and they love it. they are doing great academically and enjoy going to school everyday they are learning so much. they get to know all of the teachers and staff. our family loves this school.

  • (1 year ago)

    my 2 boys love school they get up evevry morning and get dressed asap and can not wait to get to school

  • (7 years ago)

    Sojourner is one of the best schools I have been honored to be a part of along with my children

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Overall score

(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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