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Converse Elementary School

Public | PK-3 | 370 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted February 25, 2011

The teachers are fantastic and the curriculum follows the needs of the kids...They can be challenged if they are capable. Great place!
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Posted April 15, 2010

My kids and I love Converse!! I wouldnt want them to go anywhere else.The staff is great with the kids and really wants to work as a team..not only within the school but with familes as well!
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Posted September 17, 2009

Converse is a fantastic school and I could not ask for better for my children. A great staff makes a great school.
—Submitted by a parent


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

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 49% in 2014.

71 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
49%

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 34% in 2014.

71 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
22%

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
82%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students49%
Female60%
Male40%
Black, not of Hispanic origin34%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin65%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled51%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English51%
Non-migrant49%

Reading

All Students22%
Female39%
Male8%
Black, not of Hispanic origin13%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin31%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled25%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English24%
Non-migrant22%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

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 50% 73%
Black, not Hispanic 21% 10%
Hispanic 17% 10%
Multiracial 10% 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 1%
Asian 1% 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 11%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 8%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 82%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 66%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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Beloit, WI 53511
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