Mn Academy for the Deaf

615 Olaf Hanson Dr, Faribault, MN 55021 | (507) 332-5400
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Student Enrollment: 135
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 135 school students from grades PK-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 615 Olaf Hanson Drive, Faribault, MN 55021
School Operational Details
  • Special Education School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 135
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 20.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 6.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 77 (57.0%)
  • Females: 58 (43.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 5 (3.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 91 (67.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 96 (71.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mn Academy for the Deaf Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black43.0%
Asian10.7%
Hispanic85.9%
White12290.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mn Academy for the Deaf
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten139.6%
Kindergarten32.2%
1st Grade10.7%
2nd Grade43.0%
3rd Grade32.2%
4th Grade53.7%
5th Grade32.2%
6th Grade53.7%
7th Grade1410.4%
8th Grade1712.6%
9th Grade2417.8%
10th Grade75.2%
11th Grade107.4%
12th Grade2619.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 25%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:75%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 10 Years
  • Average Salary: $49,131
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Mn Academy for the Deaf Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$42,00820%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$50,91180%
Source: MN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Mn Academy for the Deaf

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 15, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am looking for a fingerspelling reading exercise called WHY JOHNNY CHUCK DOES NOT LIKE BLACKY THE CROW, from Mother West Wind's Children Stories by Thornton W. Burgess. Does the Academy have such a book or this exercise? My e-mail address is nananook@comcast.net if you can help. Thanks

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Mn Academy for the Deaf performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on GRAD and MCA-II state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

GRAD - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Writing Test
201035.0%36.4%90.6%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
20097.7%7.1%57.3%
 

MCA-II - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
20109.1%8.3%64.4%
200915.4%14.3%62.6%
20087.7%7.1%61.4%
 
Reading Test
20097.7%7.1%64.8%
200815.4%15.4%64.7%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
20106.3%5.9%58.5%
200914.3%18.8%59.6%
 
Reading Test
201012.5%11.8%68.1%
200921.4%26.7%66.8%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
20097.7%7.1%41.6%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200818.2%18.2%64.6%
 
Reading Test
20089.1%9.1%69.6%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Reading Test
200814.3%14.3%70.7%
 
Source: MN Department of Education 2009-2010

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