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Obama Service Learning Elementary School

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Posted May 1, 2006

I'd have to disagree, as a young male who graduated from the st paul system starting in webster magnet and now, finishing up at the U of MN, I thought the school was great, wonderful diversity and can't count the numerous times I've ran into people who are connected to the school and Love working there, attending or loved their previous expierence, when I plan on having children, if still in St. Paul, I would try my hardest to get my child in to Webster.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted July 2, 2004

Webster Magnet, in my opinion, was the best school in the St. Paul Public School area that i could have sent my child to. She has a 99th percentile score in Math, Reading, and Science. The Gifted and Talented peogram has enriched her and has opened her mind to many wounderful ideas. She can speak Spainish, Chinese, and Latin, all of which she learned while in Webster's enrichment program. She is socially devoloped because of Websters large population and different races. Also, she learned to play the clarinet in the band program, and i am proud to say that the Webster Honor Band played at the National Convention this year (the only enrichment school there) , as well as the Capitol here in St. Paul Her teachers have been nothing but the best for her, and I am now sending her into Jr. High fully prepared for what lies ahead.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 11, 2004

Not good school for african american children despite it's large population. Lack of consistent discipline, teachers who don't understand 'urban learner' concept, principal and administrators spend more time trying to pacify parents than engage their positive participation. White parents over represented on site council and white students over represented in SEM (gifted and talented) classrooms. Do not recommend this school to anyone with a bright, african american student.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
46%
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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
24%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
35%
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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
16%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
37%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

90 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
7%
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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
28%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

65 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
40%
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 Students51%
Female59%
Male41%
Black48%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities70%
English language learners54%
Proficient in English50%
Not 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 Students22%
Female21%
Male23%
Black21%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities10%
Students without disabilities24%
English language learners13%
Proficient in English27%
Not migrant22%
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 Students45%
Female45%
Male45%
Black43%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities49%
English language learners27%
Proficient in English49%
Not migrant45%
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 Students34%
Female29%
Male37%
Black31%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities33%
English language learners15%
Proficient in English38%
Not migrant34%
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.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
32%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
31%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
6%
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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
11%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
13%
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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
11%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%
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 Students36%
Female42%
Male30%
Black35%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English35%
Not migrant36%

Reading

All Students20%
Female23%
Male17%
Black21%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities24%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English20%
Not migrant20%
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%
Female14%
Male12%
Black9%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities18%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English15%
Not migrant13%

Reading

All Students6%
Female10%
Male3%
Black9%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities9%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English7%
Not migrant6%
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 Students44%
Female39%
Male50%
Black40%
Asian58%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%
English language learners36%
Proficient in English47%
Not migrant44%

Reading

All Students27%
Female31%
Male21%
Black26%
Asian33%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities29%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English33%
Not migrant27%

Science

All Students26%
Female24%
Male30%
Black26%
Asian17%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities30%
English language learners14%
Proficient in English30%
Not migrant26%
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 Students30%
Female27%
Male32%
Black34%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities31%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English33%
Not migrant30%

Reading

All Students34%
Female48%
Male24%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities38%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English37%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
Not migrant34%
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 69% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 11% 6%
Hispanic 8% 7%
Two or more races 5% 2%
White 5% 73%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 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 96%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Adrain Pendelton
Fax number
  • (651) 293-8669

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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707 Holly Ave
St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone: (651) 293-8625

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