School Details

Nevis Secondary

210 Pleasant St, Nevis, MN 56467
(218) 652-3500
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-12 252 students 15 students/teacher (MN avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

45%
45%
56%
52%
52%
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
  • Nevis Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

54%
54%
59%
52%
52%
54%
46%
46%
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
  • Nevis Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

93%
93%
88%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD) to test students in grade 9 in writing, 10 in reading, and 11 in math. The MCA-II/GRAD is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. Students must pass the MCA-II/GRAD in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Nevis Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
56%
62%

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
  • Nevis Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

44%
44%
52%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10, and 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.
65%
65%
66%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD) to test students in grade 9 in writing, 10 in reading, and 11 in math. The MCA-II/GRAD is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. Students must pass the MCA-II/GRAD in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Nevis Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

41%
41%
53%

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
  • Nevis Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Nevis Secondary is a public high school in Nevis. The principal of Nevis Secondary is Jodi Sandmeyer. 252 students go to Nevis Secondary and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and Hispanic. 48% of the 252 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Nevis Secondary is 15:1. Nevis Area Learning Program is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 94% 92%
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 3%
Hispanic 2% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.4% 1%
Asian 0.4% %
Multiracial 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 48% 50%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    this is one of the best schools in the area its small so that all the students can get individual attention from all their teachers. I would recommend this school over any other in the area

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