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West Metro Education Program

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10 South Tenth St
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Hennepin County
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PH: (612) 752-7202
FAX: (612) 752-7206

  • Grades 1-12
  • n/a students
  • 2 schools

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 MCA-II Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 88% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Math
 78% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 81% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

Math
 74% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 78% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 86% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

Science
 44% (2011)
 47% (2010)
The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

Math
 66% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 76% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 82% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 66% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 71% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 82% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

Math
 65% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 81% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 43% (2011)
 58% (2010)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

Math
 72% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 64% (2007)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 10

Reading
 71% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 36% (2008)
 41% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 22% (2013)
 17% (2012)
 32% (2011)
 12% (2010)
 5% (2009)
 17% (2008)
 23% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 45% (2011)
 30% (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 Students22%
Female23%
Male21%
Black0%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White53%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals11%
Economically non-disadvantaged35%
Students without disabilities20%
Proficient in English23%
Non-migrant22%
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
 61% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

Math
 50% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 76% (2011)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 66% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 56% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 63% (2011)
The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 60% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

Science
 53% (2013)
 52% (2012)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

Math
 31% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 55% (2011)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

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

Math
 42% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 44% (2011)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 59% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 48% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 49% (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 59% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Science
 25% (2013)
 34% (2012)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 53% (2011)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 55% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 62% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 45% (2013)
 44% (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 Students61%
Female59%
Male65%
Black58%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White62%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals48%
Economically non-disadvantaged79%
Students without disabilities65%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant61%

MathThis District
All Students50%
Female41%
Male65%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White69%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals40%
Economically non-disadvantaged63%
Students without disabilities51%
Proficient in English51%
Non-migrant50%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students66%
Female73%
Male58%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White78%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals48%
Economically non-disadvantaged74%
Receiving special education services58%
Students without disabilities67%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant66%

MathThis District
All Students56%
Female61%
Male49%
Black30%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White71%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals37%
Economically non-disadvantaged64%
Receiving special education services36%
Students without disabilities59%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant56%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students60%
Female54%
Male68%
Black43%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White74%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals45%
Economically non-disadvantaged69%
Receiving special education services33%
Students without disabilities65%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant60%

ScienceThis District
All Students53%
Female44%
Male67%
Black43%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White59%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals32%
Economically non-disadvantaged67%
Receiving special education services43%
Students without disabilities55%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant53%

MathThis District
All Students31%
Female22%
Male44%
Black21%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White39%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals16%
Economically non-disadvantaged40%
Receiving special education services7%
Students without disabilities35%
Proficient in English31%
Non-migrant31%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students59%
Female65%
Male48%
Black28%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White81%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals20%
Economically non-disadvantaged80%
Students without disabilities59%
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant59%

MathThis District
All Students42%
Female45%
Male37%
Black22%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White58%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals22%
Economically non-disadvantaged52%
Students without disabilities42%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant42%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students59%
Female66%
Male50%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White71%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals32%
Economically non-disadvantaged72%
Students without disabilities61%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant59%

MathThis District
All Students48%
Female45%
Male52%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White58%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals22%
Economically non-disadvantaged60%
Students without disabilities50%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant48%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students59%
Female56%
Male65%
Black43%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White69%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals38%
Economically non-disadvantaged68%
Receiving special education services64%
Students without disabilities58%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant59%

ScienceThis District
All Students25%
Female18%
Male38%
Black10%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White36%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals6%
Economically non-disadvantaged33%
Receiving special education services14%
Students without disabilities26%
Proficient in English25%
Non-migrant25%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female45%
Male50%
Black30%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White61%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals22%
Economically non-disadvantaged58%
Receiving special education services20%
Students without disabilities49%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant47%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students55%
Female49%
Male61%
Black19%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White79%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals28%
Economically non-disadvantaged68%
Receiving special education services23%
Students without disabilities61%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant55%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


ScienceThis District
All Students45%
Female44%
Male45%
Black27%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White56%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals22%
Economically non-disadvantaged59%
Receiving special education services25%
Students without disabilities48%
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant45%
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
 91% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 97% (2008)
 92% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 78% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 85% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 44% (2013)
 26% (2012)
 36% (2011)
 29% (2010)
 27% (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 Students91%
Female88%
Male97%
Black83%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White98%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals90%
Economically non-disadvantaged92%
Receiving special education services83%
Students without disabilities92%
Proficient in English92%
Non-migrant91%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11
MathThis District
All Students44%
Female41%
Male50%
Black11%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White80%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals26%
Economically non-disadvantaged65%
Students without disabilities47%
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant44%
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

 
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 Students

 
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