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Highview Middle School

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Posted August 1, 2013

highview in the moundsview public school system which placed number one for robotic tech in the world it is also offering a 2 yr college degree upon graduation. they are a cutting edge district and would use the money wisely.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 27, 2008

Is a great school, for high potential kids and kids who need more help. Teachers are great, activities are great, teaching style is great, and kids love the school too.
—Submitted by a student


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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.

213 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

221 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
75%

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 64% in 2010.

237 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

249 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

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 59% in 2010.

270 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
69%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

239 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

254 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
44%

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

Reading

All Students77%
Female87%
Male67%
Black57%
Hispanic52%
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities41%
Students without disabilities80%
English language learners21%
Proficient in English81%
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 Students75%
Female80%
Male71%
Black54%
Hispanic63%
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities68%
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant75%
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 Students81%
Female82%
Male81%
Black61%
Hispanic83%
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities58%
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Not migrant81%
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.

246 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

243 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 56% in 2013.

220 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

221 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%
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.

251 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

255 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

266 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
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

All Students60%
Female55%
Male65%
Black29%
Asian61%
Hispanic33%
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities19%
Students without disabilities64%
English language learners29%
Proficient in English62%
Not migrant60%

Reading

All Students58%
Female55%
Male62%
Black33%
Asian50%
Hispanic41%
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities61%
English language learners15%
Proficient in English60%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
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 Students61%
Female64%
Male58%
Black42%
Asian56%
Hispanic33%
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities31%
Students without disabilities63%
English language learners8%
Proficient in English65%
Not migrant61%

Reading

All Students61%
Female70%
Male51%
Black36%
Asian60%
Hispanic42%
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities63%
English language learners15%
Proficient in English64%
Not migrant61%
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 Students66%
Female67%
Male65%
Black35%
Asian57%
Hispanic38%
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities47%
Students without disabilities67%
English language learners10%
Proficient in English68%
Not migrant66%

Reading

All Students63%
Female68%
Male58%
Black33%
Asian52%
Hispanic24%
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities65%
English language learners10%
Proficient in English65%
Not migrant63%

Science

All Students55%
Female57%
Male54%
Black20%
Asian55%
Hispanic5%
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities60%
English language learners8%
Proficient in English58%
Not migrant55%
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 67% 73%
Black 13% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 6%
Hispanic 8% 7%
Two or more races 2% 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 38%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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New Brighton, MN 55112
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