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Fond Du Lac High School

Public | 9-12 | 2008 students

 
 

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3 stars

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Posted September 30, 2013

A very real sentiment among struggling students is to fail their classes and just take credit recovery. This consists of just showing up to an abbreviated lecture series and light/easy work. The students end up passing and graduating with no real increase in skills.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 20, 2012

TOO BIG of a school! It feels like a college rather than a school. It seems that the kids are just a number instead of a name. My daughter has a 4.0GPA but she can't even spell "average." As much as I try to teach her correct spellings, I'm having a hard time to get her teachers to take it seriously. How in the world did she get a 4.0 when she spells "skateing or loveing?" I can only do so much without her teacher's help without having to homeschool her.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 15, 2011

Our new policy just passed - Cheaters may now retake tests. At our school we condone cheating - just take another test if you get caught.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

Because of its dedication to teaching


Posted August 26, 2005

This is a good school, but it is a little large. The tech ed program is pretty good, but they seem to be more focused on teaching the 'average' student. Since my son was a freshman two years ago, they have dropped almost all computer related classes. The band program is great, but like everything else, they are losing funding to give teachers raises and pay for sports.
—Submitted by a student


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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

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 76% in 2013.

463 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

465 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

465 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

463 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
63%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 82% in 2013.

463 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
72%
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

All Students73%
Female76%
Male70%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander70%
Hispanic62%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin74%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities23%
Non-disabled77%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant73%

Math

All Students39%
Female32%
Male45%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander50%
Hispanic22%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin40%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities8%
Non-disabled41%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant39%

Reading

All Students39%
Female37%
Male42%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander50%
Hispanic19%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin41%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities5%
Non-disabled42%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant39%

Science

All Students77%
Female74%
Male80%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic64%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin77%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities38%
Non-disabled80%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant77%

Social Studies

All Students87%
Female84%
Male89%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic81%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin87%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities55%
Non-disabled90%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant87%
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 84% 73%
Hispanic 8% 10%
Asian 3% 4%
Black, not Hispanic 3% 10%
Multiracial 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
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 12%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 3%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 85%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 71%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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801 Campus Dr
Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
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