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Minneapolis Public School Dist.

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807 Ne Broadway
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Hennepin County
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PH: (612) 668-0000
FAX: (612) 668-0195

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 35,046 students
  • 107 schools

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 MCA-II Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 64% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 59% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 59% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Math
 65% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 60% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 54% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 51% (2009)
 49% (2008)
 49% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

Math
 55% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 53% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 60% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 51% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 52% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

Science
 29% (2011)
 25% (2010)
The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

Math
 46% (2010)
 50% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 48% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 57% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 50% (2010)
 48% (2009)
 49% (2008)
 47% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 47% (2010)
 41% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 44% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 53% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 46% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 45% (2008)
 44% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

Math
 48% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 45% (2008)
 45% (2007)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 56% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 50% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 46% (2008)
 44% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 29% (2011)
 31% (2010)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

Math
 41% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 42% (2008)
 41% (2007)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 10

Reading
 58% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 48% (2008)
 39% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 35% (2013)
 27% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 31% (2010)
 28% (2009)
 26% (2008)
 25% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 31% (2011)
 32% (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 Students35%
Female34%
Male37%
Black14%
Asian45%
Hispanic16%
American Indian19%
White65%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals18%
Economically non-disadvantaged66%
Receiving special education services5%
Students without disabilities39%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)6%
Proficient in English42%
Non-migrant35%
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
 42% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

Math
 52% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 49% (2011)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 39% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 50% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 42% (2011)
The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 44% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

Science
 37% (2013)
 37% (2012)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

Math
 40% (2013)
 36% (2012)
 32% (2011)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 41% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

Math
 38% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 29% (2011)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 40% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 40% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 32% (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 38% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Science
 28% (2013)
 26% (2012)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

Math
 39% (2013)
 39% (2012)
 35% (2011)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 49% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 62% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 23% (2013)
 22% (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 Students42%
Female45%
Male40%
Black23%
Asian38%
Hispanic17%
American Indian21%
White78%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals20%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Receiving special education services17%
Students without disabilities46%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)13%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant42%

MathThis District
All Students52%
Female54%
Male51%
Black35%
Asian52%
Hispanic31%
American Indian34%
White84%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals34%
Economically non-disadvantaged85%
Receiving special education services24%
Students without disabilities57%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)30%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant52%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students39%
Female42%
Male36%
Black17%
Asian35%
Hispanic21%
American Indian15%
White71%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals19%
Economically non-disadvantaged74%
Receiving special education services11%
Students without disabilities44%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)13%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant39%

MathThis District
All Students50%
Female50%
Male50%
Black27%
Asian49%
Hispanic40%
American Indian27%
White79%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals32%
Economically non-disadvantaged83%
Receiving special education services18%
Students without disabilities55%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)30%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant50%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students44%
Female47%
Male41%
Black23%
Asian41%
Hispanic23%
American Indian26%
White79%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals24%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Receiving special education services14%
Students without disabilities49%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)12%
Proficient in English54%
Non-migrant44%

ScienceThis District
All Students37%
Female36%
Male38%
Black17%
Asian35%
Hispanic14%
American Indian15%
White73%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals16%
Economically non-disadvantaged77%
Receiving special education services16%
Students without disabilities41%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)7%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant37%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female41%
Male40%
Black20%
Asian45%
Hispanic29%
American Indian24%
White69%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals23%
Economically non-disadvantaged73%
Receiving special education services15%
Students without disabilities45%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)21%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant40%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students41%
Female43%
Male39%
Black22%
Asian42%
Hispanic22%
American Indian23%
White74%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals22%
Economically non-disadvantaged77%
Receiving special education services17%
Students without disabilities44%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)9%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant41%

MathThis District
All Students38%
Female37%
Male38%
Black18%
Asian43%
Hispanic22%
American Indian18%
White69%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals19%
Economically non-disadvantaged73%
Receiving special education services16%
Students without disabilities41%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)11%
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant38%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students40%
Female43%
Male36%
Black18%
Asian39%
Hispanic23%
American Indian21%
White72%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals18%
Economically non-disadvantaged77%
Receiving special education services14%
Students without disabilities43%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)10%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant40%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female40%
Male40%
Black19%
Asian43%
Hispanic25%
American Indian17%
White71%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals19%
Economically non-disadvantaged76%
Receiving special education services17%
Students without disabilities42%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)13%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant40%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students38%
Female41%
Male35%
Black20%
Asian31%
Hispanic21%
American Indian18%
White72%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals19%
Economically non-disadvantaged74%
Receiving special education services12%
Students without disabilities42%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)9%
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant38%

ScienceThis District
All Students28%
Female26%
Male31%
Black9%
Asian23%
Hispanic17%
American Indian3%
White63%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals10%
Economically non-disadvantaged65%
Receiving special education services10%
Students without disabilities32%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)5%
Proficient in English35%
Non-migrant28%

MathThis District
All Students39%
Female39%
Male40%
Black19%
Asian40%
Hispanic35%
American Indian10%
White68%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals22%
Economically non-disadvantaged72%
Receiving special education services17%
Students without disabilities42%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)17%
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant39%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students49%
Female51%
Male47%
Black26%
Asian50%
Hispanic37%
American Indian27%
White81%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals32%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Receiving special education services15%
Students without disabilities54%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)14%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant49%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


ScienceThis District
All Students23%
Female24%
Male22%
Black14%
Asian29%
Hispanic35%
American Indian14%
White43%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals19%
Economically non-disadvantaged54%
Receiving special education services4%
Students without disabilities29%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)8%
Proficient in English26%
Non-migrant23%
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
 72% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 62% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 57% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 45% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 40% (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 Students72%
Female78%
Male65%
Black61%
Asian80%
Hispanic62%
American Indian59%
White87%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals61%
Economically non-disadvantaged94%
Receiving special education services29%
Students without disabilities80%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)45%
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant72%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11
MathThis District
All Students45%
Female44%
Male47%
Black22%
Asian57%
Hispanic25%
American Indian30%
White77%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals28%
Economically non-disadvantaged78%
Receiving special education services7%
Students without disabilities50%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)11%
Proficient in English54%
Non-migrant45%
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
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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