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Galtier Magnet Elementary School

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Posted September 18, 2009

Galtier Magnet Elementary is a great school. The staff is incredible. Each student is valued for who they are, Great care is taken with each child to make way for the potential within.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 83% in 2010.

35 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
36%
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.

37 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
38%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

35 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
38%
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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
27%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

39 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
20%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
40%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
46%

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 Students64%
Female77%
Male56%
Black61%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities72%
English language learners71%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant64%
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 Students46%
Female47%
Male45%
Black41%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities58%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant46%
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 Students27%
Female23%
Male30%
Black22%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English28%
Non-migrant27%
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 Students47%
Female42%
Male50%
Black44%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities49%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant47%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%
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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
20%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%
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.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
3%

2011

 
 
29%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
0%
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.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
13%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%
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 Students24%
Female35%
Male16%
Black21%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English25%
Non-migrant24%

Reading

All Students9%
Female15%
Male4%
Black6%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged9%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities5%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English11%
Non-migrant9%
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 Students43%
Female47%
Male40%
Black21%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities48%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English39%
Non-migrant43%

Reading

All Students21%
Female36%
Male10%
Black11%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English19%
Non-migrant21%
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 Students25%
Femalen/a
Male25%
Black18%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English27%
Non-migrant25%

Reading

All Students13%
Femalen/a
Male17%
Black17%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English13%
Non-migrant13%

Science

All Students0%
Femalen/a
Male0%
Black0%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English0%
Non-migrant0%
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 Students13%
Femalen/a
Male18%
Black10%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged7%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English14%
Non-migrant13%

Reading

All Students7%
Femalen/a
Male10%
Black0%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged7%
Economically non-disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities7%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English7%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
Non-migrant7%
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
Black 64% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 12% 6%
Hispanic 10% 7%
White 9% 73%
Two or more races 4% 2%
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 93%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Debra Mccain
Fax number
  • (651) 293-8973

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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St. Paul, MN 55104
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