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Pine Island Middle School

Public | 5-8 | 385 students

 
 

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Posted March 29, 2006

Teachers are experienced, parent involvement is high, town is growing = positives. School is older = negative
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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.

111 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

83 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

98 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

Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

84 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

98 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
83%
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.

91 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

108 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

84 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

81 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

89 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
48%

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 Students83%
Female92%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Economically non-disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities55%
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Non-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

Reading

All Students88%
Female90%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Economically non-disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%
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%
Female91%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Economically non-disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Non-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

Reading

All Students80%
Female83%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Economically non-disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant80%
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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
27%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
66%
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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

79 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 56% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%
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.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
69%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
44%
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 Students70%
Female74%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Economically non-disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant70%

Reading

All Students59%
Female68%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Economically non-disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant59%

Science

All Students68%
Female77%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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 Students61%
Female70%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Economically non-disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant61%

Reading

All Students56%
Female70%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Economically non-disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English56%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
Non-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 Students70%
Female67%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Economically non-disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant70%

Reading

All Students69%
Female71%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Economically non-disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant69%
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%
Female80%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Economically non-disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant72%

Reading

All Students74%
Female87%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Economically non-disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant74%

Science

All Students58%
Female59%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Economically non-disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%
Non-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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 94% 74%
Hispanic 2% 7%
Asian 1% 6%
Black 1% 9%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 22%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Pine Island, MN 55963
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