Bright Water Elementary School

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5140 Fremont Ave N

Minneapolis, MN 55430

(612) 302-3410

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 200

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Bright Water Elementary School

My children love going to Bright Water. They never complain about getting up in the morning to go to school and they always come home wanting to share a story about the fun they have with their friends at recess or presentations (lessons) that have stirred their imagination and inspired interesting ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/02/14

This school struggles with diversity. There are no longer any teacher of color teaching 1st thru 6th grade at this school. All previous staff and teachers of color have been replaced with an all white staff. Bright water is an urban school and is the only one of its kind in North Minneapolis, but dose ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/12/14

We just love Bright water for our two children. The school is committed to reducing the achievement gap in North Minneapolis. The staff is caring and compassionate. Both of my children are reading well above grade level. Challenges - the school still is working on how to deliver an ideal montessori ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/20/14

This is a wonderful school. My children love going to school each day. I love the multi-age classrooms that allow older students to be leaders and reinforce their learning by teaching younger students. And allow younger students to anticipate future learning and move ahead at their own individual pace. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/26/13

Our daughter is getting an incredible education here! We are so pleased to be part of this school.

Posted by a parent on 12/12/10

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Test scores
Test scores for Bright Water Elementary School

MCA-II* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
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* In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10, and math in grade 11. The MCA-II 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.

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Minneapolis schools — Bright Water Elementary School is located at 5140 Fremont Ave N, Minneapolis MN 55430. 5140 Fremont Ave N is in the 55430 ZIP code in Minneapolis, MN The school district for Bright Water Elementary School is the Bright Water Elementary. Bright Water Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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