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Granton High School

Public | 9-12 | 65 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2012:
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2011:
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Posted August 5, 2008

I am so pleased my children attended this school district. They were given the one on one attention that you would not receive in a larger district. They were able to take leadership roles in the classroom, clubs & sports. They were also academically prepared for college. Great school, and especially great teachers!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 4, 2012

Our 3 kids have attended Granton since 4K to now, junior & high school. The small numbers allow for personalized attention. Your child is never just a number. As a parent, you are more than welcomed to be as involved as you want to be. Everyone is receptive to input received. We have a very conscientious school board that puts our kids first. What is inside our building is too much of a 'best kept secret'.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 4, 2012

We love the small town atmosphere and the school leadership is focused on improving and already good product.
—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.

Grade level

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 70% in 2014.

12 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
75%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 45% in 2014.

12 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
42%

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 41% in 2014.

12 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
33%

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2014.

12 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
58%

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
70%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 76% in 2014.

12 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
67%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
70%
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

Language Arts

All Students75%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%

Math

All Students42%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English42%
Non-migrant42%

Reading

All Students33%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English33%
Non-migrant33%

Science

All Students58%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant58%

Social Studies

All Students67%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant67%
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 94% 73%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 5% 1%
Black, not Hispanic 2% 10%
Asian 0% 4%
Hispanic 0% 10%
Multiracial 0% 2%
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 51%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 38%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 34%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 91%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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217 N Main St
Granton, WI 54436
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Phone: (715) 238-7175

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