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Perpich Center For Arts Education

Public | 11-12

 
 

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Posted October 29, 2013

As a parent, I have one child at this school and it is a truly amazing place with amazing teachers. The quality of education and support from the staff for the students is second to none. :)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 24, 2004

The staff are extremely supportive and approachable, and the kids are allowed to be themselves and follow their passions. A great experience for my daughter, and as parents we have loved her involvement.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2004

If your child has a love of the arts and you live in Minnesota, you owe it to your kids to allow them this opportunity to thrive in this environment. My daughter lives on campus (110 miles away) and I am better informed and included by the staff than here in my home city public school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2003

A great school for any child that finds him or herself being drawn to an artistic outlet. Whether it's acting, writing, dancing, singing or playing instruments, photography, or making movies with videocameras, it's the school to go to for a budding/fledgling artist. In-depth and hands-on approaches to all calsses and art areas with great, qualified teachers.


Posted August 22, 2003

The programming that has been developed for the students is that of college a level. The challenges faced by students in this school create learning expiriences they will carry with them for a lifetime. Students will learn to feel progress, and attain goals.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 11, 2003

Amazing place for talented kids to 'bloom.' I reccomend it to any one with a passion for the arts and a desire to be surrounded by like-minded students and supported by amazing teachers. Best enviroment i have found in my life.
—Submitted by a former student


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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 52% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
50%
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.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
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

All Students41%
Female36%
Male59%
Black25%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Economically non-disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities42%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant41%
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 66% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
66%
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

All Students65%
Female64%
Male70%
Black31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Economically non-disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Non-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

Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
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

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
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 78% 73%
Two or more races 8% 2%
Hispanic 5% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 6%
Black 4% 9%
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 14%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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6125 Olson Memorial Hwy
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Phone: (763) 591-4735

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