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Central Elementary School

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Posted June 4, 2013

My daughter just finished Kindergarten and she absolutely loved it. Her teacher was wonderful and always kept us updated on how things were going. She will be entering 1st grade at a 3rd grade reading level. We could not be happier about her progress and the positive experience she had.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 25, 2012

Good school. Safe environment, great personal attention, caring teachers. My girl started began her education there and went on to be a great high school student.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2010

Excellent teachers and staff that challange the students academically and seek to foster a safe and supporting class environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 6, 2009

Good discipline. Great teachers. Wonderful programs. Smaller classroom sizes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 9, 2007

Wonderful school..we have 3 girl's that go there and they have had great teachers each and every year. Principal Iverson is the best..inter-acts with the kids very well.
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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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
73%

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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

71 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
85%

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

Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

64 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

79 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
46%
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%
Female80%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Non-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 Students82%
Female85%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Economically non-disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Non-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

Reading

All Students78%
Female80%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Economically non-disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant78%
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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%
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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%
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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
65%
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%
Female70%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Economically non-disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant71%

Reading

All Students70%
Female72%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Economically non-disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant70%
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 Students72%
Female69%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Economically non-disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant72%

Reading

All Students50%
Female55%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Economically non-disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Non-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

Math

All Students64%
Female65%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Economically non-disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant64%

Reading

All Students74%
Female78%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Economically non-disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant74%

Science

All Students72%
Female71%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Economically non-disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant72%
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 93% 73%
Hispanic 6% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
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 22%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Andrew Wilkins
Fax number
  • (952) 467-7303

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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