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Hills-Beaver Creek Secondary

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Posted March 31, 2009

The teachers and administration are top notch. Their first goal is the education of the kids. Small class sizes make it even better. I am proud to be a parent of Hills- Beaver Creek
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 23, 2007

This school is okay. There are much better schools out there. But the small class sizes and the small community make it easy to make close friends and keep life time friends.
—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 64% in 2010.

24 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

26 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
71%
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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

18 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

26 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
52%
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 77% in 2012.

22 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
47%
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.

27 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
72%
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 56% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
45%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%
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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
44%
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

The state average for Reading was 62% in 2013.

23 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

Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
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

All Students63%
Female56%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Not migrant63%

Reading

All Students67%
Female63%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Not migrant67%
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 Students43%
Female38%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities43%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Not migrant43%

Reading

All Students59%
Female53%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities59%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Not migrant59%

Science

All Students44%
Female44%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities44%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English44%
Not migrant44%
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

Reading

All Students61%
Female62%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities59%
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

Science

All Students46%
Female43%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English46%
Not migrant46%
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

Writing

The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
96%
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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
89%
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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
57%
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 Students100%
Female100%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Not migrant100%
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 Students57%
Female40%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities57%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Not migrant57%
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 Students38%
Female40%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White38%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English38%
Not migrant38%
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 95% 73%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Black 1% 9%
Hispanic 1% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
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 39%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Hills, MN 56138
Phone: (507) 962-3240

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