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Ridgeway Community School

Charter | K-5

 
 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $131,200. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $580.

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Posted December 12, 2007

This school gets all 5 stars for it's incredible community support and parent involvement. The students truely love their school.
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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.

12 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

14 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
92%
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.

15 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

14 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
53%
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.

15 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

13 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

15 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
53%
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 Students71%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant71%
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 Students57%
Female70%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Not migrant57%
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 Students77%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant77%
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.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

17 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 71% in 2013.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
42%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%
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.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
69%
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%
Femalen/a
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant82%

Reading

All Students59%
Femalen/a
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Not 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 Students36%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English36%
Not migrant36%

Reading

All Students50%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White54%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Not migrant50%
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 Students38%
Female36%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White38%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities43%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English38%
Not migrant38%

Reading

All Students50%
Female55%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities57%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Not migrant50%

Science

All Students38%
Female36%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White38%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities43%
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-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 94% 73%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Black 1% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 7%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36%N/A37%
Female 54%N/A49%
Male 46%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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35564 County Rd 12
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