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Sioux Trail Elementary School

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Posted November 20, 2009

My kids attend Sioux Trail in 3rd and 6th grades and Olivia, my 3rd grader thinks it is a 5 star school! She loves it! So does my 6th grader. The teachers at Sioux Trail are so wonderful and the parent support is outstanding. Everyone is very dedicated!
—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 83% in 2010.

49 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
96%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

50 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
79%
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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

55 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

64 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
53%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
86%
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 Students82%
Female77%
Male90%
Black65%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Economically non-disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learners80%
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant82%
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 Students80%
Female84%
Male75%
Black50%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Economically non-disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant82%
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 Students89%
Female86%
Male92%
Black69%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Economically non-disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant89%
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 Students76%
Female85%
Male69%
Black53%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Economically non-disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant77%
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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%
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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%
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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
65%
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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%
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 Students81%
Female85%
Male77%
Black75%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Economically non-disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities86%
English language learners60%
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant81%

Reading

All Students73%
Female85%
Male59%
Black53%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Economically non-disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant73%
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 Students63%
Female68%
Male57%
Black41%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Economically non-disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities67%
English language learners50%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant63%

Reading

All Students38%
Female30%
Male48%
Black5%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Economically non-disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities40%
English language learners18%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant38%
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%
Female54%
Male35%
Black7%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Economically non-disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities48%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant46%

Reading

All Students56%
Female60%
Male50%
Black23%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Economically non-disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant57%

Science

All Students54%
Female56%
Male52%
Black13%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Economically non-disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities57%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant55%
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 Students53%
Female50%
Male57%
Black19%
Asian70%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Economically non-disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant53%

Reading

All Students75%
Female73%
Male77%
Black63%
Asian90%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
Non-migrant75%
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
White 49% 73%
Black 26% 9%
Hispanic 10% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 6%
Two or more races 7% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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 46%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Taber Akin
Fax number
  • (952) 707-3302

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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