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Mahnomen Secondary

Public | 7-12 | 268 students

 
 

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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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
45%

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

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2010.

57 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

52 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
40%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
69%

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 52% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
33%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
38%
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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
32%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%
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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
17%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
26%
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.

41 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

Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
23%
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 Students23%
Female28%
Male17%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American20%
White31%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities28%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English23%
Not migrant23%

Reading

All Students18%
Female24%
Male12%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American16%
White25%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities23%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English18%
Not migrant18%
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 Students28%
Female29%
Male28%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American20%
White60%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities32%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English28%
Not migrant28%

Reading

All Students17%
Female19%
Male15%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American11%
White40%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English17%
Not migrant17%

Science

All Students17%
Female16%
Male18%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American11%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged5%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English17%
Not migrant17%
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 Students49%
Female52%
Male45%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American43%
White58%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities54%
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

Science

All Students38%
Female35%
Male42%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American27%
White53%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities43%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English39%
Not migrant39%
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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
92%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
72%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
53%
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 Students66%
Female69%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American64%
White65%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Not migrant66%
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 Students61%
Female63%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American44%
White80%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Not migrant61%
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 Students44%
Female47%
Male42%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American26%
White65%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities47%
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-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
Two or more races 40% 2%
White 33% 73%
American Indian/Alaska Native 24% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Hispanic 1% 7%
Black 0% 9%
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 62%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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209 1st St West
Mahnomen, MN 56557
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Phone: (218) 935-2213

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