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Prairie Wind Middle School

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Posted August 8, 2007

wow where should i start this is the worst school i have ever obzerved there lunch is whaist the are so unorginized there and the athority knows nothing the dont know how to run a school
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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 69% in 2010.

101 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

85 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

94 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
33%
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.

108 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

86 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
68%

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 64% in 2010.

114 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

125 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
72%

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 59% in 2010.

113 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

120 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

107 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
65%
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 Students76%
Female79%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Economically non-disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant76%
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 Students84%
Female88%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Economically non-disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities57%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
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 Students70%
Female73%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Hispanic20%
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Economically non-disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities57%
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant70%
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 Students73%
Female81%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Economically non-disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities62%
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant73%
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 60% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

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

The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%
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.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

97 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 59% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
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

All Students55%
Female53%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Economically non-disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities32%
Students without disabilities61%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant55%

Reading

All Students53%
Female45%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Economically non-disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities58%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
Non-migrant53%

Science

All Students53%
Female46%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Economically non-disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities59%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
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 Students64%
Female62%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Economically non-disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities69%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant64%

Reading

All Students64%
Female62%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Economically non-disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
Non-migrant64%
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%
Female62%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Economically non-disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities10%
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant66%

Reading

All Students68%
Female71%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Economically non-disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Non-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 Students48%
Female53%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Economically non-disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities51%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant48%

Reading

All Students53%
Female57%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Economically non-disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities54%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant53%

Science

All Students59%
Female57%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Economically non-disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant59%
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 91% 73%
Hispanic 5% 7%
Black 2% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
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 40%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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