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Hamilton Elementary School

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Posted April 24, 2010

My grandsosn goes to this school out of his disctrict area and they did everything they could to keep him there where my daughter wanted him to be. The staff takes the time to make sure the students actually understand what is taught to them as opposed to the students jsut memorizing something. Their approach is that each student is important and an individual and that they sometimes learn in different ways so they adjust when necessary. They are friendly and truly care about the child, not just the student. Thank you, Dawn Fischer
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2009

The class sizes are small for individual attention, and I know my child's teacher on a first name basis.
—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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

54 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
65%
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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

69 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
73%

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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

73 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

80 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
60%
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 Students74%
Female92%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Economically non-disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant74%
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 Students75%
Female81%
Male70%
Black50%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Economically non-disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities40%
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
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 Students75%
Female86%
Male68%
Black80%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Economically non-disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%
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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

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

All Students65%
Female69%
Male61%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Economically non-disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%

Reading

All Students55%
Female62%
Male49%
Black17%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Economically non-disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English56%
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 Students68%
Female83%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Economically non-disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant68%

Reading

All Students51%
Female66%
Male33%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Economically non-disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities10%
Students without disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant51%
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%
Female59%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant66%

Reading

All Students55%
Female50%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Economically non-disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities57%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant55%

Science

All Students67%
Female60%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Economically non-disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant67%
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 72% 73%
Black 13% 9%
Hispanic 7% 7%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 6%
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 53%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Diane Merritt
Fax number
  • (763) 506-2703

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Phone: (763) 506-2700

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