School Details

Forestview Middle School

12149 Knollwood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425
(218) 454-6000
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 5-8 1896 students 20 students/teacher (MN avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

65%
65%
60%
74%
75%
64%
85%
85%
60%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Brainerd Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

59%
59%
57%
60%
60%
59%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Brainerd Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

67%
66%
56%
61%
60%
54%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Brainerd Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

72%
70%
59%
62%
61%
54%
54%
53%
44%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Brainerd Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Forestview Middle School is a public middle school in Baxter. The principal of Forestview Middle School is Jonathan Anderson and can be contacted at jonathan.anderson@isd181.org. 1,896 students go to Forestview Middle School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 43% of the 1,896 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Forestview Middle School is 20:1. Middle Level Alternative Program is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% 94%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 1%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Asian 1.0% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 43% 44%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    even with the recent budget cuts FVM is still the most outstanding school I have ever attended. The environment is wonderful and usually calming the teachers are excellent and the students are above average.

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