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Pine River-Backus School District

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401 Murray Ave
Pine River, MN 56474
Cass County
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PH: (218) 587-4720
FAX: (218) 587-4120

  • Grades PK-12
  • 925 students
  • 6 schools

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 MCA-II Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 86% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 71% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Math
 76% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 76% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

Math
 92% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 45% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 72% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

Science
 50% (2011)
 38% (2010)
The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

Math
 55% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 55% (2008)
 57% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 80% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 57% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 55% (2010)
 44% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 38% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 57% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

Math
 48% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 69% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 57% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 26% (2011)
 38% (2010)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

Math
 56% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 43% (2008)
 42% (2007)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 10

Reading
 78% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 43% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 33% (2013)
 25% (2012)
 24% (2011)
 25% (2010)
 34% (2009)
 16% (2008)
 13% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 31% (2011)
 31% (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 Students33%
Female21%
Male40%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White35%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals40%
Economically non-disadvantaged28%
Students without disabilities39%
Proficient in English34%
Non-migrant34%
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
 48% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

Math
 76% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 86% (2011)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 43% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 64% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 44% (2011)
The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 39% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

Science
 49% (2013)
 56% (2012)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

Math
 42% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 47% (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
 40% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 51% (2011)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 45% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 46% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 40% (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
 21% (2013)
 30% (2012)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

Math
 33% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 45% (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
 31% (2013)
 27% (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 Students48%
Female67%
Male37%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White47%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals42%
Economically non-disadvantaged63%
Students without disabilities52%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant48%

MathThis District
All Students76%
Female90%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White75%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals72%
Economically non-disadvantaged88%
Students without disabilities80%
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant76%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students43%
Female51%
Male32%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White39%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals33%
Economically non-disadvantaged67%
Receiving special education services10%
Students without disabilities49%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant43%

MathThis District
All Students64%
Female60%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White63%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals60%
Economically non-disadvantaged72%
Receiving special education services20%
Students without disabilities72%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant64%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students39%
Female40%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White39%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals42%
Economically non-disadvantaged33%
Students without disabilities45%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant39%

ScienceThis District
All Students49%
Female40%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White52%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals41%
Economically non-disadvantaged69%
Receiving special education services27%
Students without disabilities55%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant49%

MathThis District
All Students42%
Female40%
Male44%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White40%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals35%
Economically non-disadvantaged60%
Receiving special education services10%
Students without disabilities50%
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant42%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students41%
Female39%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White40%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals34%
Economically non-disadvantaged56%
Students without disabilities41%
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant41%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female39%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White42%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals36%
Economically non-disadvantaged50%
Students without disabilities41%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant40%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students45%
Female39%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White46%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals39%
Economically non-disadvantaged52%
Students without disabilities49%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant45%

MathThis District
All Students46%
Female42%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White49%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals39%
Economically non-disadvantaged55%
Students without disabilities49%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant46%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students38%
Female36%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White40%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals29%
Economically non-disadvantaged50%
Students without disabilities41%
Proficient in English39%
Non-migrant38%

ScienceThis District
All Students21%
Female14%
Male27%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White22%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals12%
Economically non-disadvantaged35%
Receiving special education services7%
Students without disabilities25%
Proficient in English21%
Non-migrant21%

MathThis District
All Students33%
Female42%
Male24%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White33%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals26%
Economically non-disadvantaged44%
Students without disabilities37%
Proficient in English32%
Non-migrant33%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students59%
Female62%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White57%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals56%
Economically non-disadvantaged59%
Receiving special education services8%
Students without disabilities69%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant58%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


ScienceThis District
All Students31%
Female33%
Male29%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White31%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals24%
Economically non-disadvantaged37%
Receiving special education services0%
Students without disabilities42%
Proficient in English30%
Non-migrant30%
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
 80% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 91% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 81% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 79% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 52% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 38% (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 Students80%
Female96%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White80%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals81%
Economically non-disadvantaged79%
Receiving special education services47%
Students without disabilities93%
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant80%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11
MathThis District
All Students52%
Female38%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White55%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals50%
Economically non-disadvantaged56%
Students without disabilities61%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant53%
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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