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Gleason Lake Elementary School

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Posted November 7, 2010

Agreed with the previous reviews. Very happy teachers and Principal. Serious program development. Great education of respect for the community, school and students. Great educational program. Our child is thriving there. He is so excited to go to school everyday.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2008

Very happy with the experience our great-niece has had at Gleason Lake. Staff has been positive, programs are fun and educational. Our grand-niece is quite happy there. Parental participation is encouraged. Very nice environment.


Posted February 19, 2006

Amazing school! High quality of academic programs as well as high level of parent involvement.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

119 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

112 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
91%
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.

107 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

100 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
79%
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.

111 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

120 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

110 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
50%
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 Students88%
Female86%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities67%
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Not 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 Students93%
Female93%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Not migrant93%
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 Students94%
Female98%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities73%
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Not migrant94%
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.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%
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.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%
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.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
78%
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 Students91%
Female88%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Not migrant91%

Reading

All Students78%
Female81%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian70%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Not migrant78%
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 Students89%
Female84%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian83%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities73%
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Not migrant89%

Reading

All Students78%
Female72%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian67%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities46%
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Not migrant78%
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 Students73%
Female68%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Not migrant73%

Reading

All Students87%
Female85%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Not migrant87%

Science

All Students77%
Female70%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Not migrant77%
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 83% 73%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 6%
Black 5% 9%
Hispanic 5% 7%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 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 18%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mary Mckasy
Fax number
  • (763) 745-5491

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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310 County Rd 101 North
Plymouth, MN 55447
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