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Stephen-Argyle Central Schools

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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500 School St
Stephen, MN 56757
Marshall County
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PH: (218) 478-3315
FAX: (218) 478-3537

  • Grades PK-12
  • 357 students
  • 2 schools

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 MCA-II Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 91% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 100% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Math
 100% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 86% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 74% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 92% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

Math
 77% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 84% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 85% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

Science
 59% (2011)
 53% (2010)
The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

Math
 65% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 60% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 82% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 75% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 61% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 68% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 79% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

Math
 61% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 49% (2007)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 88% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 69% (2011)
 31% (2010)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

Math
 66% (2010)
 56% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 48% (2007)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 10

Reading
 86% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 47% (2013)
 19% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 15% (2008)
 29% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 48% (2011)
 60% (2010)
The state average for Science was 54% in 2011.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

About the Tests

  • 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 in math in grade 11.
  • The results for reading and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • 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.

Testing in Minnesota: An Overview

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 MCA-II Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % passing

Grade 11
MathThis District
All Students47%
Female47%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White52%
Economically non-disadvantaged57%
Students without disabilities52%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant52%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • 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 in math in grade 11.
  • The results for reading and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The MCA-II is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Minnesota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data is not reported for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Minnesota: An Overview

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 MCA-III Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 62% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

Math
 62% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 71% (2011)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 65% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 83% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 86% (2011)
The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 45% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

Science
 56% (2013)
 70% (2012)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

Math
 56% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 61% (2011)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 48% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

Math
 84% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 77% (2011)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 63% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 60% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 64% (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 56% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Science
 50% (2013)
 60% (2012)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

Math
 61% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 56% (2011)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 64% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 62% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 61% (2013)
 76% (2012)
The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test students in math in grades 3 through 8 and in science in grades 5, 8 and 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.

Testing in Minnesota: An Overview

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 MCA-III Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % passing

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students62%
Female71%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White68%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals46%
Economically non-disadvantaged73%
Students without disabilities64%
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant70%

MathThis District
All Students62%
Female64%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White68%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals55%
Economically non-disadvantaged67%
Students without disabilities64%
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant70%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White63%
Economically non-disadvantaged57%
Students without disabilities71%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%

MathThis District
All Students83%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White90%
Economically non-disadvantaged93%
Students without disabilities91%
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant83%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students45%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White57%
Economically non-disadvantaged60%
Students without disabilities44%
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant47%

ScienceThis District
All Students56%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White64%
Economically non-disadvantaged70%
Students without disabilities56%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant59%

MathThis District
All Students56%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White71%
Economically non-disadvantaged60%
Students without disabilities56%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant59%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students48%
Female67%
Male31%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White46%
Economically non-disadvantaged52%
Students without disabilities48%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant48%

MathThis District
All Students84%
Female92%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White83%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Students without disabilities87%
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant84%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students63%
Female63%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White69%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals60%
Economically non-disadvantaged67%
Students without disabilities64%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant67%

MathThis District
All Students60%
Female50%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White69%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals53%
Economically non-disadvantaged67%
Students without disabilities57%
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant67%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students56%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White56%
Economically non-disadvantaged64%
Students without disabilities59%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant56%

ScienceThis District
All Students50%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White50%
Economically non-disadvantaged64%
Students without disabilities53%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant50%

MathThis District
All Students61%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White61%
Economically non-disadvantaged73%
Students without disabilities65%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant61%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students64%
Female65%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White63%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals67%
Economically non-disadvantaged62%
Students without disabilities70%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant65%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


ScienceThis District
All Students61%
Female53%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White57%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals75%
Economically non-disadvantaged52%
Students without disabilities70%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant58%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test students in math in grades 3 through 8 and in science in grades 5, 8 and 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 different student groups are identified by the Minnesota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data is not reported for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Minnesota: An Overview

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 MCA-II/GRAD Results

 
Scale: % passing

Grade 9

Writing
 100% (2013)
 100% (2012)
 100% (2011)
 100% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 96% (2008)
 100% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 86% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 83% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 63% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 68% (2009)
The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Minnesota used Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD) to test students in writing in grade 9, in reading in grade 10, and in math in grade 11.
  • The MCA-II/GRAD is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota.
  • Students must pass the MCA-II/GRAD in order to graduate from high school.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Minnesota: An Overview

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 MCA-II/GRAD Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % passing

Grade 9
WritingThis District
All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White100%
Economically non-disadvantaged100%
Students without disabilities100%
Proficient in English100%
Non-migrant100%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11
MathThis District
All Students63%
Female71%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White70%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Students without disabilities70%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant70%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Minnesota used Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD) to test students in writing in grade 9, in reading in grade 10, and in math in grade 11.
  • The MCA-II/GRAD is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota.
  • Students must pass the MCA-II/GRAD in order to graduate from high school.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Minnesota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data is not reported for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Minnesota: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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