Span School is located in Minneapolis, MN and is one of 84 schools in Minneapolis Public School District. It is a sp-ed school that serves 144 students in grades K-8.
Special Education schools are public schools that provide special services for children with disabilities (special physical, mental, or learning needs). Many special education schools also provide vocational training, adapted physical education, and assistive technology for their students.
Span School did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Minnesota in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Span School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Span School had 9 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Minnesota average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Span School's students and teachers.more
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Span School had 98% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Minnesota had 37% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The MCA-II are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 are assessed in reading and in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math.
How is it Scored?
Students score at one of four levels: does not meet standards, partially meets standards, meets standards ,and exceeds standards. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed standards. In order to graduate from high school, students must pass the grade 10 reading and grade 11 math MCA-II exams.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Minnesota, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2009 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA-II) Results for all subjects tested.more...