De Forest High School

9/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
4
Grades
9-12
Students
1,043
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Social Studies
95%
State avg: 82%
Science
87%
State avg: 77%
9/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
95%
State avg: 88%
Average ACT score
24
State avg: 22
AP course participation
17%
State avg: 18%
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White, not Hispanic
83%
Hispanic
6%
Asian
4%
Black, not Hispanic
4%
Two or more races
3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
328 :1
State avg: 497 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
14%
State avg: 15%
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4 Reviews
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Neighborhood
815 Jefferson Street
DeForest, WI 53532
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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