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Washington Elementary School

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Posted June 24, 2014

This has been a great school for our two children. We have great teachers and the parent involvement is through the roof. Go Washington.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 11, 2011

Great hometown school where my kids can walk to school safely. I love having my kids at Washington where I always feel welcome in my child's classroom.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

88 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

99 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

74 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

101 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
74%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

80 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

77 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
48%

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

Reading

All Students83%
Female86%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American67%
White87%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities57%
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Not migrant83%
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 Students72%
Female71%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American66%
White77%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Not migrant72%
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%
Female86%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American63%
White82%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Not migrant76%
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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%
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.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%
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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
63%
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 Students85%
Female80%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American83%
White85%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Not migrant85%

Reading

All Students59%
Female62%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American45%
White62%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Not migrant59%
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 Students76%
Female80%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American67%
White80%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities47%
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Not migrant76%

Reading

All Students56%
Female57%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American48%
White59%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities31%
Students without disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English56%
Not migrant56%
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 Students66%
Female67%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American53%
White71%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities29%
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Not migrant66%

Reading

All Students61%
Female67%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American59%
White61%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Not migrant61%

Science

All Students54%
Female59%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American45%
White57%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities11%
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
Not migrant54%
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 74% 73%
American Indian/Alaska Native 12% 2%
Two or more races 11% 2%
Black 1% 9%
Hispanic 1% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
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 Leader's name
  • Connie Hyde
Fax number
  • (218) 879-3360

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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