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Northdale Middle School

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Posted May 12, 2010

I have been very pleased overall with the performance of the teachers and administration at Northdale Middle. My three children have all been involved with Northdale and have had positive experiences.
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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 69% in 2010.

389 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

357 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
66%
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 64% in 2010.

367 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

378 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
67%
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 59% in 2010.

393 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

388 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
63%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

384 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
55%
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 Students76%
Female78%
Male74%
Black59%
Hispanic79%
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities80%
English language learners45%
Proficient in English79%
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

Reading

All Students71%
Female72%
Male71%
Black54%
Hispanic52%
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities75%
English language learners26%
Proficient in English75%
Not migrant71%
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 Students69%
Female75%
Male64%
Black47%
Hispanic53%
Native American58%
White77%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities57%
Students without disabilities70%
English language learners19%
Proficient in English73%
Not migrant69%
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 57% in 2013.

370 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

367 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%
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 56% in 2013.

352 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
51%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

345 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 59% in 2013.

376 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

378 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

393 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

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 Students52%
Female49%
Male55%
Black45%
Asian56%
Hispanic53%
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities40%
Students without disabilities54%
English language learners30%
Proficient in English55%
Not migrant52%

Reading

All Students53%
Female49%
Male55%
Black43%
Asian44%
Hispanic47%
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities56%
English language learners20%
Proficient in English57%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
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

Math

All Students60%
Female59%
Male60%
Black46%
Asian65%
Hispanic64%
Native Americann/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities64%
English language learners27%
Proficient in English63%
Not migrant60%

Reading

All Students55%
Female57%
Male52%
Black36%
Asian45%
Hispanic67%
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities39%
Students without disabilities56%
English language learners14%
Proficient in English59%
Not 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 Students49%
Female44%
Male55%
Black15%
Asian50%
Hispanic38%
Native American36%
White56%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities53%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English53%
Not migrant49%

Reading

All Students45%
Female45%
Male45%
Black27%
Asian40%
Hispanic38%
Native American50%
White49%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities49%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English49%
Not migrant45%

Science

All Students56%
Female49%
Male62%
Black30%
Asian50%
Hispanic43%
Native American40%
White63%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities62%
English language learners10%
Proficient in English60%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 71% 73%
Black 13% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 6%
Hispanic 5% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 2%
Two or more races 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 44%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Drama

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Laurie Jacklitch
Fax number
  • (763) 506-5403

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading

Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Drama
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Coon Rapids, MN 55448
Phone: (763) 506-5400

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