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Potosi School District

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128 Hwy 61 North
Potosi, WI 53820
Grant County
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PH: (608) 763-2162
FAX: (608) 763-2035

  • Grade n/a
  • 327 students
  • 3 schools

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 WSAS Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 47% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 100% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 90% (2010)
The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 26% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 95% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

Social Studies
 96% (2013)
 100% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 100% (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 92% in 2013.

Science
 96% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 95% (2010)
The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

Language Arts
 87% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 90% (2010)
The state average for Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

Math
 57% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 90% (2010)
The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 50% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 94% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

Math
 39% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 94% (2010)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 29% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 71% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

Math
 46% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 82% (2010)
The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 22% (2013)
 100% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 83% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 38% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 72% (2010)
The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 53% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 85% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 42% in 2013.

Social Studies
 94% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 95% (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

Science
 88% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 90% (2010)
The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

Language Arts
 82% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 33% (2011)
 75% (2010)
The state average for Language Arts was 61% in 2013.

Math
 65% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 90% (2010)
The state average for Math was 46% in 2013.

Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 15% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 91% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

Social Studies
 77% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 77% (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 82% in 2013.

Science
 77% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 77% (2010)
The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

Language Arts
 58% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 82% (2010)
The state average for Language Arts was 76% in 2013.

Math
 42% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 77% (2010)
The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in English language arts, science and social studies.
  • The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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 WSAS Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students47%
Female43%
Male50%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin47%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant47%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female43%
Male50%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin47%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant47%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students26%
Female39%
Male10%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled37%
Proficient in English26%
Non-migrant26%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students96%
Female100%
Male90%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilities100%
Non-disabled94%
Proficient in English96%
Non-migrant96%

ScienceThis District
All Students96%
Female100%
Male90%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilities100%
Non-disabled94%
Proficient in English96%
Non-migrant96%

Language ArtsThis District
All Students87%
Female92%
Male80%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities57%
Non-disabled100%
Proficient in English87%
Non-migrant87%

MathThis District
All Students57%
Female62%
Male50%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities29%
Non-disabled69%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant57%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students50%
Female50%
Male50%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant50%

MathThis District
All Students39%
Female17%
Male50%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Proficient in English39%
Non-migrant39%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students29%
Female20%
Male38%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled41%
Proficient in English29%
Non-migrant29%

MathThis District
All Students46%
Female40%
Male53%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities14%
Non-disabled59%
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant46%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students22%
Female22%
Male21%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin22%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Proficient in English22%
Non-migrant22%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female55%
Male43%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin47%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant47%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students53%
Female60%
Male43%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin53%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant53%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students94%
Female100%
Male86%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin94%
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant94%

ScienceThis District
All Students88%
Female90%
Male86%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin88%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%

Language ArtsThis District
All Students82%
Female90%
Male72%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin82%
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant82%

MathThis District
All Students65%
Female60%
Male72%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin65%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students15%
Female14%
Male16%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled20%
Proficient in English15%
Non-migrant15%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students77%
Female72%
Male79%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled100%
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant77%

ScienceThis District
All Students77%
Female57%
Male84%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled95%
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant77%

Language ArtsThis District
All Students58%
Female29%
Male68%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled70%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant58%

MathThis District
All Students42%
Female29%
Male47%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled55%
Proficient in English42%
Non-migrant42%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in English language arts, science and social studies.
  • The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, data is not reported for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a
Student Subgroups
Information about this data
Source: 1WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2010-2011
 This DistrictState Average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program136%39%
Limited English proficient10%6%
Disabled students119%14%

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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