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Century Middle School

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Posted February 14, 2013

Superb school with outstanding teachers, students and parental support. When you walk into the building, you know you are in a good place and that your children will be well taken care of.
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Posted June 10, 2010

kind of a 'sit down, shut up, and listen' policy. teachers play favorites. horrible control of harrassment.


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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 69% in 2010.

299 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

301 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
76%
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 64% in 2010.

278 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

280 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
79%
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.

295 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

282 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

281 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
62%
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 Students85%
Female89%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Economically non-disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities58%
Students without disabilities90%
English language learners58%
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant85%
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 Students85%
Female84%
Male86%
Black57%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Economically non-disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities46%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant85%
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 Students83%
Female85%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Economically non-disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities57%
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant83%
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 57% in 2013.

289 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

288 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%
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 56% in 2013.

314 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

314 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.

278 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

280 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

284 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
56%
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 Students77%
Female79%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asian63%
Hispanic64%
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Economically non-disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities39%
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant77%

Reading

All Students73%
Female75%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian63%
Hispanic64%
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Economically non-disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities37%
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
Non-migrant73%
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 Students73%
Female74%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asian55%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Economically non-disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities42%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learners25%
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant73%

Reading

All Students67%
Female75%
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asian57%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Economically non-disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities72%
English language learners25%
Proficient in English69%
Non-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 Students85%
Female80%
Male90%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Economically non-disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities45%
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant85%

Reading

All Students72%
Female67%
Male76%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Economically non-disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant72%

Science

All Students60%
Female49%
Male71%
Black29%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Economically non-disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%
Non-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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 73%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 6%
Black 3% 9%
Hispanic 3% 7%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 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 9%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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