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Vandenberge Middle School

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Posted June 4, 2008

This is an awesome shool. and all the teachers are awesome and cool!
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 20, 2008

Great school with caring faculty, but there is a bully issue that should be dealt with.
—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 69% in 2010.

192 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

178 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
74%

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 64% in 2010.

195 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

193 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
68%
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.

167 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

215 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

175 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
61%
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 Students80%
Female84%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities48%
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant80%
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%
Female76%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Economically non-disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities83%
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 Students74%
Female77%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Economically non-disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities41%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
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

Math

The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
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

The state average for Math was 56% in 2013.

182 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

181 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 59% in 2013.

186 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

186 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

191 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
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

All Students61%
Female65%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Economically non-disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities26%
Students without disabilities66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant61%

Reading

All Students63%
Female70%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Economically non-disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities69%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
Non-migrant63%
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 Students75%
Female76%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Economically non-disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities52%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant75%

Reading

All Students59%
Female61%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Economically non-disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Non-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 Students79%
Female82%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Economically non-disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities44%
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant79%

Reading

All Students62%
Female63%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Economically non-disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant62%

Science

All Students69%
Female59%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Economically non-disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant69%
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 92% 73%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Hispanic 2% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Black 1% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 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 20%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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