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Fosston Public School District

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301 East 1st St
Fosston, MN 56542
Polk County
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PH: (218) 435-6335
FAX: (218) 435-1663

  • Grades PK-12
  • 646 students
  • 2 schools

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 MCA-II Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 84% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Math
 94% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 97% (2008)
 90% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 80% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

Math
 92% (2010)
 95% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 84% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

Science
 57% (2011)
 49% (2010)
The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

Math
 69% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 88% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 82% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 77% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 50% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

Math
 57% (2010)
 59% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 36% (2007)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 75% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 59% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 41% (2011)
 55% (2010)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

Math
 47% (2010)
 52% (2009)
 34% (2008)
 43% (2007)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 10

Reading
 92% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 49% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 52% (2013)
 29% (2012)
 29% (2011)
 32% (2010)
 26% (2009)
 33% (2008)
 17% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 64% (2011)
 45% (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 Students52%
Female57%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White52%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals33%
Economically non-disadvantaged61%
Students without disabilities56%
Proficient in English52%
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
 63% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

Math
 88% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 65% (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
 85% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 82% (2011)
The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 67% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

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

Math
 76% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 66% (2011)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 62% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

Math
 75% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 61% (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)
 65% (2012)
 52% (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 44% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Science
 41% (2013)
 58% (2012)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

Math
 49% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 32% (2011)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 65% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 62% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 53% (2013)
 52% (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 Students63%
Female62%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White63%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals47%
Economically non-disadvantaged86%
Students without disabilities65%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant63%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Female81%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White90%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals83%
Economically non-disadvantaged95%
Students without disabilities88%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students66%
Female72%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White72%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals46%
Economically non-disadvantaged83%
Students without disabilities80%
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant66%

MathThis District
All Students85%
Female79%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White87%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals84%
Economically non-disadvantaged86%
Students without disabilities91%
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant85%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students67%
Female67%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White68%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals64%
Economically non-disadvantaged70%
Students without disabilities73%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant67%

ScienceThis District
All Students52%
Female32%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White53%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals48%
Economically non-disadvantaged56%
Students without disabilities56%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant52%

MathThis District
All Students76%
Female71%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White79%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals67%
Economically non-disadvantaged84%
Students without disabilities80%
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant76%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students62%
Female75%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White68%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals55%
Economically non-disadvantaged67%
Students without disabilities67%
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant62%

MathThis District
All Students75%
Female71%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White79%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals71%
Economically non-disadvantaged77%
Students without disabilities76%
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students63%
Female66%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White64%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals65%
Economically non-disadvantaged61%
Students without disabilities65%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant63%

MathThis District
All Students60%
Female59%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White59%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals59%
Economically non-disadvantaged60%
Students without disabilities61%
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant60%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students44%
Female56%
Male35%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White45%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals40%
Economically non-disadvantaged50%
Students without disabilities46%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant44%

ScienceThis District
All Students41%
Female41%
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White43%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals43%
Economically non-disadvantaged39%
Receiving special education services27%
Students without disabilities46%
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant41%

MathThis District
All Students49%
Female56%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White50%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals50%
Economically non-disadvantaged47%
Students without disabilities54%
Proficient in English49%
Non-migrant49%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
Female71%
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White67%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals41%
Economically non-disadvantaged83%
Students without disabilities67%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


ScienceThis District
All Students53%
Female54%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White55%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals30%
Economically non-disadvantaged69%
Students without disabilities53%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant53%
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
 90% (2013)
 96% (2012)
 96% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 96% (2008)
 96% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 92% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 75% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 74% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 38% (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 Students90%
Female96%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White91%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals80%
Economically non-disadvantaged94%
Students without disabilities96%
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant90%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11
MathThis District
All Students74%
Female81%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White74%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals60%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Students without disabilities77%
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant74%
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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