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Dousman Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 482 students

 

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Posted April 10, 2014

We moved from a lower rated school (a GreatSchools "3") to Dousman about 3 years ago and it was the best decision we ever made. A great school makes the biggest difference in the everyday lives of your children. Dousman's instructors are kind and engaging. The student body is positive and bright. The Principal is all-in, and completely committed to every facet of that elementary school: from the festivals, to the report cards, to the poetry readings. I feel good as a parent knowing that I am giving my kid the BEST elementary experience around. Keep up the good work, Dousman!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2007

This school can summarized as an excellent learning instuition. Master level teachers in each classroom. This school district also offers excellent services for special needs children. The parent involvement is above average. The teachers actually teach, and not spending the whole day discipling students.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
92%
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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
91%
Social Studies

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

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
99%
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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
100%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
94%
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 Students60%
Female52%
Male66%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin59%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled63%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrantn/a

Reading

All Students40%
Female41%
Male39%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin41%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled41%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrantn/a
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 Students85%
Female90%
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 disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities69%
Non-disabled88%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant85%

Math

All Students68%
Female75%
Male63%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities31%
Non-disabled77%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant68%

Reading

All Students44%
Female64%
Male24%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities8%
Non-disabled52%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant44%

Science

All Students87%
Female90%
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 disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities69%
Non-disabled91%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant87%

Social Studies

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilities100%
Non-disabled100%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant100%
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 Students78%
Female75%
Male81%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin80%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities80%
Non-disabled77%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant78%

Reading

All Students48%
Female51%
Male46%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin49%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities40%
Non-disabled50%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant48%
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 92% 73%
Hispanic 5% 10%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Asian 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Black, not Hispanic 0% 10%
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 18%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 1%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 86%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 62%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 100%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Brian Stuckey
Fax number
  • (262) 965-6559

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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Dousman, WI 53118
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