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Spectrum High School – “Reward” Status per Minnesota Department of Education


Click HERE for the Minnesota Department of Education - Minnesota Report Card

 Spectrum High School was once again named a Reward School for 2015-2016!

2015-2016 SPECTRUM HIGH SCHOOL 

MMR: 91.25% 
FR: 92.09%

Comparison: 2014-2015

MMR: 80.24%
FR: 79.72% 

Info from MDE

The schools on this list are Minnesota’s highest performing Title I schools. These schools have demonstrated exceptional student outcomes and success in closing achievement gaps. Reward schools are recognized annually. In addition, some Reward schools have shown sustained success and have been recognized multiple years. 

 The Multiple Measurements Rating (MMR) is a 0 to 100% for all schools in the state and includes data on proficiency, growth, achievement gap reduction, and graduation rates. The Focus Rating (FR) is a 0 to 100% for all schools in the state and includes data on proficiency and growth for only students of color, special education students, students in poverty and English learners.

"I am extremely proud of our students and staff for their great work during the 2014-2015 school year. When a school has a system wide approach to student learning and achievement, great outcomes will occur."   -Josh Anderson, 7-12 Principal, Spectrum High School.

 

2015 MCA Testing Results

MCA Math
MCA Reading
MCA Science


 

MCA Testing Information

What are the MCAs?  The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs) are state tests in Mathematics, Reading and Science that meet the requirements of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  They are given every year to measure student performance against the Minnesota Academic Standards that specify what students in a particular grade should know and do. 

To learn more from the MDE about the MCA, click here: http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/index.html

Based on new legislation, the graduation assessment requirements have changed. Please refer to this parent letter for details.

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2016 Grad Year ACT Scores - Spectrum High School compared to Minnesota Average

 

Spectrum High School scored above the Minnesota average in grad year 2016 with a composite ACT score of 21.6.  The average Minnesota composite score was 21.1.  



Spectrum HS

Minnesota

ACT Composite

21.6

21.1

ACT English

20.5

20.0

ACT Math

21.6

21.2

ACT Reading

22.0

21.3

ACT Science

21.8

21.3


 

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