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North Junior High School

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Posted October 14, 2013

This school has very caring teacher! The principal and asst. principal are the nicest woman I ever met. They work hard to make sure my child is safe in school.
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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.

98 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

137 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
42%
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.

259 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

248 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
54%
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.

252 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

261 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

271 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
30%
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 Students56%
Female59%
Male52%
Black24%
Hispanic46%
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities63%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant56%
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 Students50%
Female51%
Male49%
Black29%
Hispanic27%
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Economically non-disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities19%
Students without disabilities58%
English language learners10%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant51%
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 Students58%
Female59%
Male56%
Black32%
Hispanic18%
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Economically non-disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities62%
English language learners16%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant58%
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.

163 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
37%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

157 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%
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.

224 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

212 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%
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.

250 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

240 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
28%
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 Students35%
Female35%
Male35%
Black14%
Asian50%
Hispanic7%
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Economically non-disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities16%
Students without disabilities38%
English language learners9%
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant35%

Reading

All Students41%
Female42%
Male41%
Black21%
Asian30%
Hispanic13%
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Economically non-disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities15%
Students without disabilities47%
English language learners13%
Proficient in English51%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
Non-migrant41%
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 Students39%
Female41%
Male37%
Black12%
Asian56%
Hispanic25%
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Economically non-disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities43%
English language learners6%
Proficient in English49%
Non-migrant39%

Reading

All Students36%
Female36%
Male36%
Black13%
Asian33%
Hispanic27%
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Economically non-disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities39%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant36%
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 Students53%
Female58%
Male49%
Black20%
Asian81%
Hispanic40%
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Economically non-disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities58%
English language learners17%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant53%

Reading

All Students40%
Female42%
Male37%
Black13%
Asian25%
Hispanic36%
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Economically non-disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities11%
Students without disabilities45%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant40%

Science

All Students28%
Female26%
Male30%
Black4%
Asian19%
Hispanic6%
Native Americann/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Economically non-disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities11%
Students without disabilities32%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English36%
Non-migrant29%
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 56% 73%
Black 22% 9%
Hispanic 9% 7%
Two or more races 7% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 6%
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 62%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1212 North 29th Ave
St. Cloud, MN 56303
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