Advertisement
Advertisement

GreatSchools Rating

Cherry Elementary School

Public | PK-6

 
 

Last modified
Community Rating

5 stars


Teacher quality

Principal leadership

Parent involvement

Rate this school

Click on stars to rate
Please select a star rating for this school.
    Helpful reviews answer questions:
  • What do you think others should know?
  • What do you like?
  • How could your school improve?
    Review Guidelines
    GreatSchools won’t post reviews that contain:
  • Inappropriate language
  • Allegations of criminal conduct
  • Names of students, teachers or staff
1200 characters remaining
Please read and accept our Terms of Use to join GreatSchools.
Please indicate your relationship to the school.
Registration is required to post your anonymous review
We will not display your name, photo or email address with your review.
OR
Your email address will never be published or shared.
Indicates a required field

1 review of this school


Sort by:
Show reviews by:
Posted December 6, 2007

We love the small class size and homey atmosphere.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

27 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
96%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
93%
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.

14 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
100%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

16 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
93%
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.

26 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

16 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
56%
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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

25 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
94%
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 Students94%
Female100%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Economically non-disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Non-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

Reading

All Students81%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Non-migrant81%
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 Students79%
Female77%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Economically non-disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant79%
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 Students68%
Female86%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Economically non-disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant68%
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.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%
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.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
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

Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
27%
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 57% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

29 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

All Students61%
Female39%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Economically non-disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant61%

Reading

All Students49%
Female46%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Economically non-disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities56%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English49%
Non-migrant49%
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 Students84%
Female80%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Economically non-disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant84%

Reading

All Students44%
Female60%
Male29%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Economically non-disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities52%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English44%
Non-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

Math

All Students65%
Femalen/a
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Economically non-disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%

Reading

All Students41%
Femalen/a
Male40%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Economically non-disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities41%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant41%

Science

All Students41%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Economically non-disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities44%
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-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 Students52%
Female67%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Economically non-disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities58%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant52%

Reading

All Students45%
Female44%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Economically non-disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities54%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English45%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
Non-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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 92% 73%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Hispanic 3% 7%
Black 1% 9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

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

Oops! We currently do not have any teacher information for this school. We rely on the state Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and in some cases school administrators such as registrars and principals for this data.

What makes a great teacher? Study after study shows the single most important factor determining the quality of the education a child receives is the quality of his teacher. Here are some characteristics to look for »

This school has not yet provided program information.


Help other families

Millions of families turn to GreatSchools for help with their
school search. You can help these families by providing
a few details about this school.

Administrators & teachers: Let your school shine!

Help your school shine online by adding program highlights, photos and more on GreatSchools! Get started »

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events found for this school
Searching for school events...
Date
Title
  • {{date}}
    {{title}}
Export calendar
Outlook.com
Microsoft Outlook
iCal Format
Google Calendar
Print Calendar
Uploading, please wait...
POWERED BY
Tandem
Notice an inaccuracy? Let us know!

3943 Tamminen Rd
Iron, MN 55751
Phone: (218) 258-8991

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Compare this school
to nearby schools

Compare schools »

Compare

Add this school to compare

Nearby schools





Merritt Elementary School
Mountain Iron, MN


Esy Mount Iron Buhl
Mountain Iron, MN


ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT