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Westwood Intermediate School

Public | K-2, 4-5 | 961 students

 

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Posted April 18, 2010

I just love this school! I really enjoy this school! If you ever go there I think everyone is going to like it!
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 13, 2008

Westwood is a great school.


Posted January 3, 2008

I love this school! It's a 4th & 5th Grade only school that is well run. My children enjoy the format and have really excelled in their learning.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2010.

331 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

365 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in math in grade 11. 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.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

315 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

389 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

380 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
42%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in math in grade 11. 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.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Reading

All Students80%
Female79%
Male81%
Black69%
Hispanic70%
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities47%
Students without disabilities83%
English language learners68%
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant80%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in math in grade 11. 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.

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.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Reading

All Students81%
Female85%
Male77%
Black58%
Hispanic61%
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities60%
Students without disabilities84%
English language learners54%
Proficient in English87%
Not migrant81%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in math in grade 11. 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.

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.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

365 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

366 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8 in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10 and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once 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.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

365 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

374 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

360 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
48%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8 in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10 and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once 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.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Math

All Students65%
Female68%
Male62%
Black40%
Asian83%
Hispanic18%
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities32%
Students without disabilities70%
English language learners43%
Proficient in English70%
Not migrant65%

Reading

All Students48%
Female53%
Male42%
Black33%
Asian61%
Hispanic18%
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities51%
English language learners22%
Proficient in English53%
Not migrant48%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8 in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10 and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once 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.

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.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Math

All Students57%
Female53%
Male61%
Black28%
Asian70%
Hispanic28%
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities31%
Students without disabilities60%
English language learners49%
Proficient in English58%
Not migrant57%

Reading

All Students65%
Female66%
Male64%
Black41%
Asian69%
Hispanic42%
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities68%
English language learners48%
Proficient in English69%
Not migrant65%

Science

All Students53%
Female45%
Male61%
Black21%
Asian46%
Hispanic27%
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities32%
Students without disabilities55%
English language learners28%
Proficient in English59%
Not migrant53%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8 in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10 and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once 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.

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.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 68% 73%
Hispanic 12% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 6%
Black 7% 9%
Two or more races 5% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 33%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Tom Larson
Fax number
  • (763) 783-5395

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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701 91st Ave NE
Blaine, MN 55434
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