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Moorhead Public School District

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2410 14th St South
Moorhead, MN 56560
Clay County
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PH: (218) 284-3300

  • Grades PK-12
  • 5567 students
  • 11 schools

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 MCA-II Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 76% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Math
 80% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 80% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

Math
 74% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

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

Science
 36% (2011)
 43% (2010)
The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

Math
 70% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 72% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 66% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 69% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

Math
 77% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 71% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 41% (2011)
 49% (2010)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

Math
 60% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 10

Reading
 70% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 50% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 43% (2009)
 40% (2008)
 44% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 53% (2011)
 56% (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 Students50%
Female47%
Male54%
Black23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
American Indiann/a
White54%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals28%
Economically non-disadvantaged58%
Receiving special education services7%
Students without disabilities54%
Proficient in English51%
Non-migrant50%
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
 54% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

Math
 64% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 65% (2011)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 52% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 72% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 62% (2011)
The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

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

Science
 61% (2013)
 56% (2012)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

Math
 60% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 52% (2011)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 55% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

Math
 59% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 46% (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
 63% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 54% (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
 48% (2013)
 41% (2012)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

Math
 62% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 52% (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
 47% (2013)
 43% (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 Students54%
Female52%
Male55%
Black46%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
American Indian35%
White58%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals39%
Economically non-disadvantaged68%
Receiving special education services34%
Students without disabilities58%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)16%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant54%

MathThis District
All Students64%
Female57%
Male72%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
American Indian50%
White69%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals50%
Economically non-disadvantaged79%
Receiving special education services39%
Students without disabilities70%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)30%
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant64%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students52%
Female55%
Male50%
Black25%
Asian20%
Hispanic36%
American Indian33%
White57%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals37%
Economically non-disadvantaged65%
Receiving special education services25%
Students without disabilities57%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)0%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant53%

MathThis District
All Students72%
Female69%
Male74%
Black60%
Asian50%
Hispanic47%
American Indian36%
White77%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals55%
Economically non-disadvantaged86%
Receiving special education services38%
Students without disabilities77%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)32%
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant72%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students64%
Female66%
Male63%
Black31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
American Indian46%
White72%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals48%
Economically non-disadvantaged76%
Receiving special education services33%
Students without disabilities71%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)15%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant64%

ScienceThis District
All Students61%
Female54%
Male70%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
American Indian32%
White69%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals41%
Economically non-disadvantaged76%
Receiving special education services33%
Students without disabilities68%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)4%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant61%

MathThis District
All Students60%
Female56%
Male65%
Black25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
American Indian33%
White68%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals40%
Economically non-disadvantaged75%
Receiving special education services28%
Students without disabilities67%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)14%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant60%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students55%
Female58%
Male52%
Black29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic24%
American Indian26%
White61%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals38%
Economically non-disadvantaged67%
Receiving special education services12%
Students without disabilities59%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)0%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant55%

MathThis District
All Students59%
Female61%
Male56%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
American Indian19%
White64%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals39%
Economically non-disadvantaged72%
Receiving special education services15%
Students without disabilities64%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)4%
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant59%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students50%
Female52%
Male49%
Black38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
American Indian33%
White54%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals33%
Economically non-disadvantaged62%
Receiving special education services15%
Students without disabilities56%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)5%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant50%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Female62%
Male64%
Black55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
American Indian33%
White68%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals46%
Economically non-disadvantaged76%
Receiving special education services26%
Students without disabilities70%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)19%
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant63%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students54%
Female59%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
American Indian33%
White58%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals37%
Economically non-disadvantaged64%
Receiving special education services21%
Students without disabilities59%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)0%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant54%

ScienceThis District
All Students48%
Female44%
Male51%
Black30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
American Indian20%
White52%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals29%
Economically non-disadvantaged58%
Receiving special education services20%
Students without disabilities52%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)0%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant48%

MathThis District
All Students62%
Female60%
Male64%
Black30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
American Indian39%
White66%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals42%
Economically non-disadvantaged73%
Receiving special education services21%
Students without disabilities68%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)15%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant62%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students55%
Female59%
Male51%
Black29%
Asian75%
Hispanic24%
American Indiann/a
White59%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals37%
Economically non-disadvantaged63%
Receiving special education services26%
Students without disabilities58%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)8%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant55%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


ScienceThis District
All Students47%
Female43%
Male50%
Black31%
Asian55%
Hispanic20%
American Indiann/a
White50%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals25%
Economically non-disadvantaged56%
Receiving special education services26%
Students without disabilities49%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant47%
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
 87% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 94% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 74% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 80% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 63% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 58% (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 Students87%
Female89%
Male84%
Black94%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
American Indian91%
White88%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals74%
Economically non-disadvantaged93%
Receiving special education services49%
Students without disabilities92%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)27%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant86%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11
MathThis District
All Students63%
Female60%
Male66%
Black31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
American Indiann/a
White66%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals42%
Economically non-disadvantaged70%
Receiving special education services15%
Students without disabilities67%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant63%
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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