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Pioneer Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 450 students

 
 

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5 stars

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3 reviews of this school


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Posted January 12, 2011

This school is fantastic! My son is able to be involved in several different activities that suit all of his interests. He enjoys going to school every day and the teachers have been wonderful to work with.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Wonderful teachers and exceptional principal. You can't top this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 9, 2007

I've got two children attending Pioneer, and I couldn't be happier with the education they're receiving. The teachers seem sincerely concerned about each child that enters their classroom, and offer honest, constructive advice on how parents can help with the education process at home. There's a wide variety of extra curricular activities that interest both of my children, and are offered at times that suit both the stay-at-home and working parents. I would highly recommend this school to anyone looking to further the education of their children.
—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.
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
94%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
90%
Social Studies

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
97%

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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
97%
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 Students59%
Female56%
Male61%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin69%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant59%

Reading

All Students39%
Female45%
Male35%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin49%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant39%
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 Students90%
Female94%
Male86%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin92%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled92%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant90%

Math

All Students73%
Female65%
Male80%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin74%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled78%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant73%

Reading

All Students49%
Female50%
Male47%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin49%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled51%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant49%

Science

All Students92%
Female97%
Male86%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin93%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled92%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant92%

Social Studies

All Students97%
Female100%
Male94%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin100%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled98%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant97%
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 Students49%
Female42%
Male53%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin51%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities21%
Non-disabled53%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English49%
Non-migrant49%

Reading

All Students33%
Female33%
Male33%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin34%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities7%
Non-disabled39%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English33%
Non-migrant33%
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 77% 73%
Asian 5% 4%
Hispanic 5% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 4% 1%
Black, not Hispanic 4% 10%
Multiracial 4% 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 13%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 4%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 93%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 82%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 96%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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