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Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Public School

GreatSchools Rating: 7 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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214 1st Ave Ne
Buffalo, MN 55313
Wright County
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PH: (763) 682-8707
FAX: (763) 682-8785

  • Grades PK-12
  • 5872 students
  • 12 schools

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 MCA-II Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 83% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Math
 87% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 80% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

Math
 80% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 87% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 79% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

Science
 59% (2011)
 57% (2010)
The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

Math
 73% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 82% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 72% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 75% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 64% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

Math
 63% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 77% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 64% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 53% (2011)
 50% (2010)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

Math
 64% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 61% (2007)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 10

Reading
 84% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 60% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 46% (2010)
 40% (2009)
 35% (2008)
 39% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 50% (2011)
 53% (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 Students60%
Female59%
Male62%
Black36%
Asian46%
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White62%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals43%
Economically non-disadvantaged65%
Receiving special education services8%
Students without disabilities63%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant60%
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
 60% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

Math
 73% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 76% (2011)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

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

Math
 77% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 76% (2011)
The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 74% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

Science
 71% (2013)
 72% (2012)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

Math
 65% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 69% (2011)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 61% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

Math
 64% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 49% (2011)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 58% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 64% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 50% (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 55% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Science
 57% (2013)
 57% (2012)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

Math
 71% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 58% (2011)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 70% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 62% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 56% (2013)
 55% (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 Students60%
Female59%
Male60%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
American Indiann/a
White61%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals54%
Economically non-disadvantaged62%
Receiving special education services42%
Students without disabilities62%
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant60%

MathThis District
All Students73%
Female71%
Male75%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
American Indiann/a
White75%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals62%
Economically non-disadvantaged77%
Receiving special education services37%
Students without disabilities78%
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant73%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students59%
Female64%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
American Indiann/a
White60%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals47%
Economically non-disadvantaged65%
Receiving special education services23%
Students without disabilities65%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant59%

MathThis District
All Students77%
Female76%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
American Indiann/a
White78%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals65%
Economically non-disadvantaged83%
Receiving special education services45%
Students without disabilities83%
Proficient in English78%
Non-migrant77%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students74%
Female76%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
American Indiann/a
White77%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals59%
Economically non-disadvantaged80%
Receiving special education services40%
Students without disabilities79%
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant74%

ScienceThis District
All Students71%
Female68%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
American Indiann/a
White73%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals59%
Economically non-disadvantaged76%
Receiving special education services42%
Students without disabilities75%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant71%

MathThis District
All Students65%
Female60%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic13%
American Indiann/a
White67%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals51%
Economically non-disadvantaged71%
Receiving special education services35%
Students without disabilities69%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students61%
Female65%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
American Indiann/a
White61%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals43%
Economically non-disadvantaged67%
Receiving special education services20%
Students without disabilities64%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant61%

MathThis District
All Students64%
Female67%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
American Indiann/a
White66%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals43%
Economically non-disadvantaged71%
Receiving special education services20%
Students without disabilities67%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant64%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students58%
Female64%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
American Indiann/a
White59%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals49%
Economically non-disadvantaged62%
Receiving special education services18%
Students without disabilities61%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant58%

MathThis District
All Students64%
Female67%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
American Indiann/a
White64%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals50%
Economically non-disadvantaged69%
Receiving special education services5%
Students without disabilities67%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant64%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students55%
Female58%
Male51%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
American Indiann/a
White56%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals41%
Economically non-disadvantaged59%
Receiving special education services10%
Students without disabilities58%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant55%

ScienceThis District
All Students57%
Female52%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
American Indiann/a
White60%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals39%
Economically non-disadvantaged63%
Receiving special education services9%
Students without disabilities63%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant57%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female70%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
American Indiann/a
White74%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals55%
Economically non-disadvantaged76%
Receiving special education services16%
Students without disabilities76%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant71%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students70%
Female63%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
American Indiann/a
White71%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals54%
Economically non-disadvantaged76%
Receiving special education services31%
Students without disabilities74%
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant70%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


ScienceThis District
All Students56%
Female50%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asian40%
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White58%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals32%
Economically non-disadvantaged63%
Receiving special education services18%
Students without disabilities59%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant56%
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
 93% (2013)
 98% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 96% (2008)
 96% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 88% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 83% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 73% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 60% (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 Students93%
Female98%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indiann/a
White94%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals84%
Economically non-disadvantaged97%
Receiving special education services69%
Students without disabilities97%
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant94%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11
MathThis District
All Students73%
Female73%
Male73%
Black46%
Asian73%
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White75%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals61%
Economically non-disadvantaged77%
Receiving special education services29%
Students without disabilities76%
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%
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
Source:
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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