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Winfair Elementary School

Public | PK-3 | 330 students

 

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Posted February 17, 2009

I would rate it as a 3. Lack of communication with many teachers on where my child is and how can I as a parent help my child excel, I believe this is a part of self-esteem in children. I didn't feel the cooperation. I got an answer that told me that they don't have time for me as a parent, because we have too many students to work with.
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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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

72 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
68%
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 Students81%
Female83%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Not migrant81%
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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%
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 Students60%
Female48%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities40%
Students without disabilities63%
English language learners46%
Proficient in English63%
Not migrant60%

Reading

All Students42%
Female36%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Native Americann/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities44%
English language learners30%
Proficient in English44%
Not migrant42%
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 75% 73%
Hispanic 19% 7%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Black 1% 9%
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 50%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Lisa Edwards
Fax number
  • (507) 831-6932

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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1454 6th Ave
Windom, MN 56101
Phone: (507) 831-6925

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