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DL 'star' ratings bring joy, consternation

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Three years ago, Roosevelt Elementary School in Detroit Lakes received a "three star" rating for its state reading and math assessment test (Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment, or MCA) results.


A "three star" rating means that a school is meeting state standards for "adequate yearly progress," or AYP.

But according to Jerry Hanson, principal of Roosevelt Elementary, that star rating was "a low three and three."

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454