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Triton High School

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Posted July 30, 2012

This school is one of the best schools in the state considering average grades and test scores. Parents and students have a choice to choose either local or online classes for their children, while keeping themselves up to date on the JMC grade website. They have many extra-curricular activities and clubs to keep your child involved while world class teachers are helping as much as they can. Triton is one of a few schools that have Senior Seminar which helps seniors get ready for their life beyond school, creating a project, writing an oral paper and then showing what they did to a board of adults; including teachers and public officials. I would recommend this school to anyone who wants a full 4 year high school experience that really involves in everything the student needs to help them achieve their goals.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 2, 2008

I think triton is an awesome school.The teachers and staff are all very nice and they really do care about the students.The online grading allows students AND parents to check grades at home as well as anything you missed such as notes or a worksheet- they are all listed.The food is great and the extra-curricular activities are really fun to have.We have one of the best footballs teams also.This year we went to state and I think we did last too. I would reccomend this school to anyone who is looking for a great education as well as a friendly enviorment!
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 21, 2008

I truly think triton is a miraculous school. The students enrolled get along well and all make exceptionally good grades. The teachers and staff are great and I see no problem with having my kid at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 1, 2005

Teachers are active and involved. The school uses online grading and attendance which makes it very easy for parents to see how their children are doing in classes. The theater program is one of the best in the state, the music program is excellent, and academics in the top grades is very good. Triton's senior project should be copied by all schools in Minnesota.
—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.
Writing

The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
93%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD) to test students in grade 9 in writing and 11 in math. The MCA-II/GRAD is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. Students must pass the MCA-II/GRAD in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD) to test students in grade 9 in writing and 11 in math. The MCA-II/GRAD is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. Students must pass the MCA-II/GRAD in order to graduate from high school. 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 66% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
62%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD) to test students in grade 9 in writing and 11 in math. The MCA-II/GRAD is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. Students must pass the MCA-II/GRAD in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Writing

All Students89%
Female88%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Not migrant90%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD) to test students in grade 9 in writing and 11 in math. The MCA-II/GRAD is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. Students must pass the MCA-II/GRAD in order to graduate from high school. 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 Students65%
Female65%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Not migrant65%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD) to test students in grade 9 in writing and 11 in math. The MCA-II/GRAD is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. Students must pass the MCA-II/GRAD in order to graduate from high school. 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

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
77%

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 52% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
46%
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

Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2011.

76 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
63%
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

The state average for Reading was 62% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%
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

Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

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

Reading

All Students45%
Female38%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities49%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English46%
Not migrant45%
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

Science

All Students46%
Female47%
Male45%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities51%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English49%
Not migrant47%
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%
Female46%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities57%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English56%
Not migrant53%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 83% 73%
Hispanic 13% 7%
Two or more races 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Black 0% 9%
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 31%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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