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Carver Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 520 students

 

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Posted November 2, 2008

My kids love Carver and so do I. The staff & principal are great. It is apparent by their actions that they take great pride in what they do. They are friendly, caring and dedicated to the children. While I don't want to single out any one person because I do think they all do a great job, however I want to acknowledge the efforts of Mr. Vogel, the Physical Ed teacher. In these times when many schools have cut-out physical activity, his efforts to maintain a good program and yields awesome results does not go unappreciated. Thanks Principal Slavin, you are a very good leader. I find it very comforting that he greets the kids by name every morning.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2008

Wonderful school and a great caring staff. My daughter loves it there. The principal is great, he stands out in the mornings and greets every child, he knows all their names. It is a great school!!!
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Posted February 12, 2008

Wonderful music program! Great caring teachers and proactive adminstration! Highly recommended!
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Posted January 2, 2008

Great school. Great, caring teachers. The principal is Awesome too.!!!
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

81 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
67%
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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

81 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
70%

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 69% in 2010.

81 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

81 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

96 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
45%
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 Students74%
Female84%
Male67%
Black67%
Hispanic70%
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities76%
English language learners39%
Proficient in English81%
Not migrant74%
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%
Female82%
Male77%
Black92%
Hispanic50%
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities81%
English language learners20%
Proficient in English87%
Not 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 Students82%
Female78%
Male86%
Black70%
Hispanic57%
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities85%
English language learners50%
Proficient in English87%
Not migrant82%
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.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
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

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%
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.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
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

All Students85%
Female85%
Male85%
Black62%
Asian88%
Hispanic68%
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities89%
English language learners72%
Proficient in English88%
Not migrant85%

Reading

All Students56%
Female55%
Male57%
Black31%
Asian56%
Hispanic37%
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities61%
English language learners11%
Proficient in English66%
Not migrant56%
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%
Female66%
Male74%
Black46%
Asian69%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities72%
English language learners43%
Proficient in English76%
Not migrant71%

Reading

All Students54%
Female66%
Male45%
Black33%
Asian42%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities55%
English language learners21%
Proficient in English60%
Not migrant54%
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 Students75%
Female68%
Male81%
Black62%
Asian83%
Hispanic58%
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities78%
English language learners46%
Proficient in English79%
Not migrant75%

Reading

All Students73%
Female74%
Male72%
Black77%
Asian50%
Hispanic50%
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities75%
English language learners27%
Proficient in English80%
Not migrant73%

Science

All Students74%
Female69%
Male79%
Black64%
Asian75%
Hispanic42%
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities78%
English language learners18%
Proficient in English83%
Not migrant74%
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 52% 73%
Hispanic 16% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 14% 6%
Black 11% 9%
Two or more races 7% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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 48%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Peter Olson-Skog
Fax number
  • (651) 702-8291

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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2680 Upper Afton Rd
Maplewood, MN 55119
Phone: (651) 702-8200

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