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School Details

School Initiative Information

Initiative Name: Achievement Plus (Saint Paul, MN)
Leadership Type: CBO led
Location Type: Urban
Address: 451 Lexington Parkway North
Saint Paul, MN 55104 US
Phone: 651-280-2000
Fax:
Email: rosemary.enslin@spps.org
Website: https://www.wilder.org/Programs-Services/Youth-Development/Achievement-Plus/Pages/default.aspx
 

Overview

Achievement Plus is a private/public partnership between the Saint Paul Public Schools and the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation; other partners who helped create the initiative included the City of Saint Paul, Ramsey County, and the State of Minnesota. Achievement Plus community schools are the foundation of a comprehensive urban education reform model that integrates the school community, families, and the resources of public and private organizations to ensure academic achievement for all students. The primary goal of Achievement Plus is to improve student achievement in Saint Paul’s urban schools, while serving as a demonstration site and model for urban education.

Services/Programs Offered

Housing assistance, parenting and life skills classes for adults, pre-natal care, one-on-one tutoring, health clinics, dental services, mental health services, physical education classes provided by local YMCA, specialized program for African American males in grade 3-6, mentors

Partnerships

Amherst Wilder Foundation (also provides mental health and family therapy services), Saint Paul Public Schools, City of Saint Paul, East Side Family Center, Children's Dental Services, Goodwill'Easter Seals, Saint Mary's Health Clinic, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, East YMCA, Saint Paul Parks and Recreation

Results

Funding Sources

Information not available

Resources for the Field

Initiative Demographics

Characteristic
Dayton’s Bluff
John A. Johnson
North End
Saint Paul District
State of Minnesota
Total enrollment
315
324
275
37,324
823,826
Race/Ethnicity
American Indian
2%
2%
3%
2%
2%
Asian
19%
21%
31%
30%
6%
Black
43%
46%
39%
30%
10%
Hispanic
19%
14%
19%
14%
7%
White
17%
16%
9%
25%
75%
Limited English Proficient
30%
30%
47%
37%
8%
Eligible for free or reduced-priced lunch
92%
94%
93%
74%
36%
Special Education
13%
17%
19%
16%
13%
Daily Attendance
95%
95%
94%
94%
95%


Dayton's Bluff Elementary, John A. Johnson Elementary, and North End Elementary are all Achievement Plus community schools
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