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Minnewaska Area Elementary School

Public | K-4 | 391 students

 

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Posted September 10, 2010

Student centered with excellent teachers and facilities and comprehensive learning experiences. Best in Minnewaska area.
—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

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

85 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
98%
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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

80 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
82%
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 Students96%
Female98%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities91%
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Not migrant96%
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 Students94%
Female92%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities100%
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Not migrant94%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%
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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%
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 Students82%
Female84%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities93%
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant82%

Reading

All Students60%
Female59%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%
Not migrant60%
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 Students90%
Female95%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities46%
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Not migrant90%

Reading

All Students61%
Female62%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities70%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Not migrant61%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 95% 73%
Black 2% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Hispanic 1% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Dorothy Jenum
Fax number
  • (320) 239-1380

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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409 4th St SE
Glenwood, MN 56334
Phone: (320) 634-4567

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