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Park Brook Elementary School

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Posted January 20, 2014

Principal, Scott Taylor is the best!!! The school is small enough to accommodate many students from all diverse ethnic backgrounds. Thank you Mrs. Anderson!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 11, 2012

My daughter goes to Park Brook and I couldn't be happier. Never have I met such great teachers and staff. Everyone goes out of their way to make the learning experience exciting and successful. I am a proud parent for choosing Park Brook Elementary. Keep up the great work and THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DO! Lindsey Borja
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Posted August 31, 2010

We love this small school situated in a diverse neighborhood. Our kids are doing very well at park Brook!
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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 83% in 2010.

38 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
33%
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 77% in 2010.

46 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
49%
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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
31%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
66%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

54 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
18%
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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
49%
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 Students70%
Female73%
Male65%
Black67%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities73%
English language learners46%
Proficient in English80%
Not migrant70%
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 Students64%
Female72%
Male58%
Black67%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Not migrant64%
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 Students49%
Female50%
Male47%
Black48%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities51%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
Not migrant49%
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 Students70%
Female76%
Male64%
Black60%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant70%
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 72% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%
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 71% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
39%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%
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.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
35%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
22%
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 57% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
35%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%
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 Students36%
Female33%
Male38%
Black24%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities36%
English language learners27%
Proficient in English38%
Not migrant36%

Reading

All Students26%
Female17%
Male34%
Black31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities28%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English33%
Not migrant26%
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 Students45%
Female47%
Male41%
Black35%
Asian58%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities49%
English language learners25%
Proficient in English51%
Not migrant45%

Reading

All Students33%
Female31%
Male35%
Black30%
Asian25%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities36%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English43%
Not migrant33%
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 Students48%
Female50%
Male46%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities48%
English language learners40%
Proficient in English50%
Not migrant48%

Reading

All Students47%
Female50%
Male44%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities49%
English language learners20%
Proficient in English55%
Not migrant47%

Science

All Students39%
Female33%
Male42%
Black37%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities41%
English language learners20%
Proficient in English44%
Not migrant39%
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 Students45%
Female42%
Male48%
Black48%
Asian39%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities48%
English language learners18%
Proficient in English53%
Not migrant45%

Reading

All Students36%
Female38%
Male32%
Black35%
Asian15%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities36%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English46%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
Not migrant36%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 42% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 21% 6%
Hispanic 14% 7%
White 14% 73%
Two or more races 8% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 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 77%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Scott Taylor
Fax number
  • (763) 549-2410

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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