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Grand Rapids Public School District

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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820 Nw 1st Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Itasca County
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PH: (218) 327-5704
FAX: (218) 327-5702

  • Grades PK-12
  • 3863 students
  • 21 schools

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 MCA-II Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 89% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 84% (2008)
 86% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Math
 81% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 73% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

Math
 76% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 79% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

Science
 35% (2011)
 32% (2010)
The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

Math
 61% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 74% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 59% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 70% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

Math
 62% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 57% (2007)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 75% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 36% (2011)
 51% (2010)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

Math
 52% (2010)
 58% (2009)
 41% (2008)
 53% (2007)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 10

Reading
 76% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 48% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 36% (2011)
 29% (2010)
 32% (2009)
 28% (2008)
 31% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 56% (2011)
 48% (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 Students48%
Female50%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian19%
White52%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals26%
Economically non-disadvantaged59%
Receiving special education services5%
Students without disabilities51%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant48%
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
 56% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

Math
 73% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 60% (2011)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 61% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 74% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 54% (2011)
The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 58% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

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

Math
 55% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 35% (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
 41% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 41% (2011)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 50% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 43% (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

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

Science
 34% (2013)
 36% (2012)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 34% (2011)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

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

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 45% (2013)
 49% (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 Students56%
Female56%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian52%
White57%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals48%
Economically non-disadvantaged64%
Receiving special education services38%
Students without disabilities59%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant56%

MathThis District
All Students73%
Female72%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian74%
White73%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals63%
Economically non-disadvantaged82%
Receiving special education services54%
Students without disabilities75%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant73%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students61%
Female66%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian46%
White62%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals47%
Economically non-disadvantaged72%
Receiving special education services28%
Students without disabilities66%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant61%

MathThis District
All Students74%
Female75%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian63%
White75%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals65%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Receiving special education services44%
Students without disabilities79%
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant74%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students58%
Female60%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian52%
White60%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals44%
Economically non-disadvantaged68%
Receiving special education services48%
Students without disabilities60%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant58%

ScienceThis District
All Students60%
Female57%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian52%
White61%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals49%
Economically non-disadvantaged68%
Receiving special education services43%
Students without disabilities64%
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant60%

MathThis District
All Students55%
Female58%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian38%
White58%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals44%
Economically non-disadvantaged63%
Receiving special education services43%
Students without disabilities58%
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant55%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students59%
Female63%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian53%
White59%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals46%
Economically non-disadvantaged70%
Receiving special education services20%
Students without disabilities62%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant59%

MathThis District
All Students41%
Female37%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian21%
White43%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals26%
Economically non-disadvantaged54%
Receiving special education services25%
Students without disabilities43%
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant41%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students50%
Female59%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian24%
White55%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals34%
Economically non-disadvantaged62%
Receiving special education services16%
Students without disabilities54%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant50%

MathThis District
All Students44%
Female49%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian21%
White48%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals35%
Economically non-disadvantaged50%
Receiving special education services10%
Students without disabilities48%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant44%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students54%
Female65%
Male45%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian62%
White55%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals40%
Economically non-disadvantaged64%
Receiving special education services20%
Students without disabilities58%
Proficient in English54%
Non-migrant54%

ScienceThis District
All Students34%
Female32%
Male35%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian24%
White35%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals24%
Economically non-disadvantaged40%
Receiving special education services7%
Students without disabilities36%
Proficient in English34%
Non-migrant34%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female47%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian48%
White49%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals30%
Economically non-disadvantaged59%
Receiving special education services7%
Students without disabilities52%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant47%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students59%
Female65%
Male51%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian50%
White59%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals43%
Economically non-disadvantaged65%
Receiving special education services24%
Students without disabilities62%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant59%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


ScienceThis District
All Students45%
Female49%
Male40%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian38%
White46%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals28%
Economically non-disadvantaged52%
Receiving special education services15%
Students without disabilities47%
Proficient in English45%
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
 90% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 92% (2008)
 90% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 79% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 73% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 61% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 44% (2010)
 48% (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%
Female95%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian88%
White90%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals81%
Economically non-disadvantaged94%
Receiving special education services50%
Students without disabilities93%
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant90%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11
MathThis District
All Students61%
Female61%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian41%
White64%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals42%
Economically non-disadvantaged71%
Receiving special education services25%
Students without disabilities64%
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant61%
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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