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Akin Road Elementary School

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Posted October 13, 2011

I love this school. All 4 of my kids have gone here. We love the teachers. Everyone is always willing to help including the principal.
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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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

99 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

119 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
69%

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.

83 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

97 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

107 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
41%
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%
Female83%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities39%
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
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 Students74%
Female77%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities54%
Students without disabilities76%
English language learners39%
Proficient in English78%
Not 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 Students70%
Female73%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Not migrant70%
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.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

122 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

Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

96 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.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
46%
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 Students71%
Female65%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities76%
Students without disabilities70%
English language learners59%
Proficient in English72%
Not migrant71%

Reading

All Students45%
Female40%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities41%
Students without disabilities46%
English language learners29%
Proficient in English48%
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

Math

All Students81%
Female79%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Not migrant81%

Reading

All Students56%
Female52%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities61%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
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 Students65%
Female62%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asian62%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities41%
Students without disabilities69%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Not migrant65%

Reading

All Students50%
Female54%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asian31%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities29%
Students without disabilities54%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English53%
Not migrant50%

Science

All Students54%
Female52%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asian50%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities58%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
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 81% 73%
Hispanic 7% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 6%
Black 3% 9%
Two or more races 3% 2%
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 21%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Karen Bergman
Fax number
  • (651) 460-1710

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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5231 195th St West
Farmington, MN 55024
Phone: (651) 460-1700

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