Metro Deaf School is located in St. Paul, MN and is one of 2 schools in Metro Deaf School District. It is a charter school that serves 98 students in grades PK-12.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Metro Deaf 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 Metro Deaf School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Metro Deaf School had 38% 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 Metro Deaf School spends $137,579 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 79% on instruction, 20% on support services, 1% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Metro Deaf School District
In 2011, Metro Deaf School had 4 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Minnesota average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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 2010 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA-II) Results for all subjects tested.more...