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Weaver Lake Science Math & Tech School

Public | PK-6

 
 

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Posted March 7, 2014

I started going here in the fourth grade and I really liked it! I wanted to go to a school with more technology opportunities, and I sure got them! We got to make clay animations with iPads, take pictures of Monarch butterflies, and program robots! The kids are a bit meaner because most of them come from Brooklyn Park, but not extreme. I was bullied quite a bit, but I had a good group of close friends that supported me. If your child is going here in the future, warn them that the kids can be a bit rough compared to Basswood or Rush Creek.


Posted October 25, 2013

The hands on learning and technology that is integrated into the teaching and learning experience is awesome. Really keeps my son engaged in learning. Teachers have been excellent. Treat my son with respect, connect with him personally as if only child in classroom. Great ethnic diversity in the school which we love with parents that are engaged in their children's education. Great turnout at school activities and fundraisers. Downside, due to students being from all over district and beyond, takes effort to meet and make friends outside of school. However, not unlike private schools in that way. I hope you are lucky enough to get in! (My son is in 4th, started in K)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 16, 2012

I have had three children attend Weaver Lake since it became a STEM school and they have all loved it. The teachers level of enthusiasm and dedication is unmatched. We previously attended another very high performing school in the district and that school was very good. The difference here is with the curriculum being integrated, my children have truly loved going to school. So much easier when the kids get up and look forward to going each day! Been very lucky to have such excellent teachers for my children (kids love their teachers and my kids standardized test scores have been great).
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 1, 2012

After a bumpy few years in our home district we found Weaver Lake STEM. It has been nothing short of fantastic. The staff and teachers are wonderful to work with and are very engaged with each student to help them grow. We are hoping our youngest will also get the opportunity to attend here as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 2, 2012

My son goes to weaver lake STEM school and I am very much satisfied with his overall learning . He is very happy and confident. His Class teacher Mrs.Larsen is very supportive and very prompt in replying to my queries . Mrs.Peel is a ideal role model , she has consistently tried hard to increase the quality of edacution and voer all development.
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Posted April 29, 2011

We have three kids in Weaver Lake STEM School and we have been very pleased with the education our children are receiving. They are confident, happy, and enjoy being in school with other kids who are focused on learning about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. in addition to Music, Art and Phy Ed. We feel our kids are learning in a manner that will better prepare them for Junior High, High School and beyond because of the education they are receiving here at Weaver Lake STEM.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 28, 2010

My son goes in this school. I am very happy with school's way of teaching. Like there enrichment programs for high achievers.
—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.

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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.

109 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

108 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

108 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

125 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

89 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

122 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

115 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
55%
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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

107 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
83%

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

Reading

All Students84%
Female88%
Male82%
Black87%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Economically non-disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities60%
Students without disabilities87%
English language learners46%
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant84%
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%
Female90%
Male79%
Black81%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Economically non-disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities58%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learners64%
Proficient in English86%
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

Reading

All Students89%
Female92%
Male88%
Black83%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Economically non-disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities53%
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Non-migrant89%
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 Students89%
Female94%
Male85%
Black79%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Economically non-disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities69%
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant89%
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.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%
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.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%
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.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
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 57% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%
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 Students86%
Female86%
Male85%
Black82%
Asian78%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Economically non-disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant86%

Reading

All Students78%
Female77%
Male79%
Black73%
Asian61%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Economically non-disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities29%
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant78%
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 Students71%
Female70%
Male71%
Black57%
Asian68%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Economically non-disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities53%
Students without disabilities74%
English language learners31%
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant71%

Reading

All Students53%
Female61%
Male48%
Black50%
Asian36%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Economically non-disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities40%
Students without disabilities55%
English language learners8%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant53%
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 Students74%
Female73%
Male74%
Black47%
Asian88%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Economically non-disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities52%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant74%

Reading

All Students75%
Female77%
Male73%
Black73%
Asian69%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Economically non-disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities59%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant75%

Science

All Students79%
Female82%
Male76%
Black67%
Asian81%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Economically non-disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities58%
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant79%
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 Students68%
Female64%
Male71%
Black35%
Asian79%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Economically non-disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities67%
Students without disabilities68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant68%

Reading

All Students75%
Female79%
Male71%
Black50%
Asian71%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Economically non-disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities58%
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
Non-migrant75%
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 54% 73%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 19% 6%
Black 17% 9%
Hispanic 6% 7%
Two or more races 4% 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 24%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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15900 Weaver Lake Rd
Maple Grove, MN 55311
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