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Bel Air Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 742 students

 

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Posted April 29, 2014

My great grandkids have attended Bel Air since Pike Lake Closed. It has been a great experience for them. The last "kid" will be moving on to Middle school next year and I know we will miss the friendly faces there.


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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.

90 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

110 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
77%
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.

94 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

136 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
69%
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.

114 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

118 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

105 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
52%
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 Students92%
Female93%
Male91%
Black93%
Hispanic75%
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities94%
English language learners65%
Proficient in English97%
Not migrant92%
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 Students77%
Female79%
Male74%
Black39%
Hispanic33%
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities78%
English language learners19%
Proficient in English84%
Not migrant77%
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%
Female84%
Male82%
Black58%
Hispanic75%
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities85%
English language learners73%
Proficient in English84%
Not 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 72% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%
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.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%
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.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

142 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
52%
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 Students71%
Female73%
Male69%
Black43%
Asian71%
Hispanic44%
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities75%
English language learners15%
Proficient in English81%
Not migrant71%

Reading

All Students58%
Female61%
Male55%
Black43%
Asian65%
Hispanic28%
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities60%
English language learners25%
Proficient in English63%
Not migrant58%
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 Students83%
Female81%
Male85%
Black72%
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learners29%
Proficient in English90%
Not migrant83%

Reading

All Students68%
Female69%
Male67%
Black28%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities46%
Students without disabilities71%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant68%
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 Students61%
Female64%
Male59%
Black14%
Asian75%
Hispanic23%
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities63%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English68%
Not migrant61%

Reading

All Students69%
Female80%
Male61%
Black33%
Asian63%
Hispanic25%
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities69%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English76%
Not migrant69%

Science

All Students65%
Female68%
Male63%
Black29%
Asian59%
Hispanic39%
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities40%
Students without disabilities67%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English71%
Not migrant65%
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 64% 73%
Black 13% 9%
Hispanic 10% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 6%
Two or more races 4% 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 42%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Sheila Eller
Fax number
  • (651) 621-6305

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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