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Lake Superior Intermediate School

Public | 3-5 | 379 students

 

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Posted February 20, 2008

great school with wonderful teachers. they really care about their students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 5, 2007

I have had a good experience with Ashland schools. As a parent I feel that both the teachers and the principal have been very responsive to the needs of my children. It is necessary to communicate concerns and celebrate excellence when encountered. As with any sucessful venture, time and effort may need to be invested to get the results you desire.
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Posted May 13, 2006

Ashland School system is the worst the system I have had to deal with. My third grader is at on this curved grading system, but reads at a first grade level and in math she can barely add and subtract but they are making her multiple and divided. I am one of the many parents that is having this problem, but yet the school system does nothing about helping these children.
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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 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. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
76%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 92% in 2013.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 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. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
69%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 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. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students37%
Female35%
Male40%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin46%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities27%
Non-disabled39%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English37%
Non-migrant37%

Reading

All Students26%
Female28%
Male23%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin32%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities20%
Non-disabled26%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English26%
Non-migrant26%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 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. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

All Students73%
Female74%
Male71%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin78%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities44%
Non-disabled76%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%

Math

All Students50%
Female48%
Male51%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin60%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities13%
Non-disabled55%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant50%

Reading

All Students29%
Female29%
Male28%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin35%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled32%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English29%
Non-migrant29%

Science

All Students75%
Female78%
Male74%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin79%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities62%
Non-disabled77%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%

Social Studies

All Students94%
Female94%
Male95%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin96%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilities81%
Non-disabled96%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant94%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 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. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students45%
Female44%
Male47%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native31%
White, not of Hispanic origin56%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities28%
Non-disabled49%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant45%

Reading

All Students30%
Female31%
Male29%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native24%
White, not of Hispanic origin36%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities22%
Non-disabled31%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
Non-migrant30%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 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. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White, not Hispanic 61% 73%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 29% 1%
Multiracial 6% 2%
Hispanic 3% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 1% 10%
Asian 0% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Disabled students 15%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 65%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 0%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 90%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 49%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 98%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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  • John Esposito
Fax number
  • (715) 682-7506

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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1101 Binsfield Rd
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