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Heritage Middle School

Public | 5-8 | 738 students

 
 

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Posted April 27, 2014

Heritage is a cutting edge school with a friendly and responsive staff. They are innovative in the way that they deliver instruction and are committed to preparing students for the 21st century work force. They have top notch facilities and resources. The parents group is also very involved and has contributed to making Heritage a cohesive community of learners.


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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.

114 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

185 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

184 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
44%
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.

143 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

196 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
64%
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.

163 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

147 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
62%
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.

140 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

157 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
56%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

169 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
30%

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

Reading

All Students69%
Female76%
Male62%
Black52%
Hispanic58%
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities42%
Students without disabilities74%
English language learners42%
Proficient in English73%
Not migrant69%
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 Students62%
Female70%
Male54%
Black41%
Hispanic46%
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities67%
English language learners27%
Proficient in English70%
Not migrant62%
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 Students64%
Female73%
Male54%
Black45%
Hispanic54%
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities53%
Students without disabilities65%
English language learners31%
Proficient in English68%
Not 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 Students70%
Female73%
Male67%
Black47%
Hispanic52%
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities14%
Students without disabilities76%
English language learners36%
Proficient in English74%
Not migrant70%
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.

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
28%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

178 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
47%
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.

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
26%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

182 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%
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.

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
34%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

199 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%
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.

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
42%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
37%
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 Students38%
Female40%
Male37%
Black18%
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities43%
English language learners9%
Proficient in English43%
Not migrant38%

Reading

All Students55%
Female56%
Male53%
Black55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities26%
Students without disabilities63%
English language learners18%
Proficient in English60%
Not migrant55%

Science

All Students48%
Female46%
Male51%
Black41%
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities29%
Students without disabilities54%
English language learners14%
Proficient in English53%
Not migrant48%
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 Students31%
Female25%
Male35%
Black25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic13%
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities34%
English language learners13%
Proficient in English34%
Not migrant31%

Reading

All Students52%
Female53%
Male51%
Black40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities58%
English language learners19%
Proficient in English58%
Eligible for migrant servicesn/a
Not migrant52%
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%
Female44%
Male34%
Black25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities41%
English language learners16%
Proficient in English43%
Not migrant39%

Reading

All Students46%
Female57%
Male36%
Black35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic24%
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities24%
Students without disabilities48%
English language learners3%
Proficient in English55%
Not migrant46%
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 Students40%
Female43%
Male36%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Native Americann/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities42%
English language learners16%
Proficient in English44%
Not migrant40%

Reading

All Students50%
Female58%
Male39%
Black43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities57%
Students without disabilities49%
English language learners10%
Proficient in English56%
Not migrant50%

Science

All Students35%
Female38%
Male31%
Black19%
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities28%
Students without disabilities36%
English language learners5%
Proficient in English39%
Not migrant35%
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 47% 73%
Hispanic 36% 7%
Black 9% 9%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 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 56%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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