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Elm Dale Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 539 students

 

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Posted May 22, 2013

Don't let your child go to this school district unless you want them to be really far behind! The teachers are caring, and I believe really want the children to succeed, but their hands are tied. There is not a big bully problem here (to my knowledge)--which is a great thing, but I have been told a lot of education time is focused on getting the children to listen/behave. Very dissatisfied with how far behind my child is academically speaking. He was not taught basic things he should have been, and is literally almost 2 years behind his peers who go to other districts. If your child does go to this school, make sure you are supplementing writing assignments and math for them at home.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 2, 2010

All my kids went here senxe kindergarten.The teachers and staff are great including the priciple.This is a great choice for a school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 24, 2010

Elm Dale is an excellent school. It should be used as a model for all school. We moved out of state about a year ago and miss it greatly.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 8, 2006

I have one student that attends elm dale. the staff are outgoing, friendly and helpful.there are vast educational resources available to every student whether it be classroom, media center, or extra individual attention.the parents are completely involved in activities of the students from classroom participation to fund raisers to field trips. it all encourages the best end result a caring educational environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 12, 2005

We have 2 daughters (2nd, K-4) at Elm Dale and are very impressed with the school. Resources for kids at all levels (remedial to advanced) are available to all children. Music and art are offered all all levels, with a chorus for 4th and 5th graders. Instrumental education starts in 6th grade, but the kids are introduced to keyboards (and I think some other instruments) while at Elm Dale. The PTO is a great group and annual fund raising averages about $30k--those funds are used for all-school field trips, computers, music and playground, classroom expenses, books, etc.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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 49% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
67%

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 34% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
90%
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

The state average for Language Arts was 75% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
88%

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
55%

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
47%

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
88%

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
81%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 91% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
99%

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
94%
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

Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2014.

73 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
69%

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

73 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
40%

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
90%
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

Math

All Students67%
Female75%
Male57%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian69%
Hispanic45%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin82%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled68%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Not migrant67%

Reading

All Students51%
Female62%
Male36%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian46%
Hispanic27%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin66%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled52%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
Not migrant51%
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

Language Arts

All Students88%
Female95%
Male79%
Black, not of Hispanic origin91%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin88%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant88%

Math

All Students55%
Female57%
Male53%
Black, not of Hispanic origin27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin59%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant55%

Reading

All Students47%
Female57%
Male35%
Black, not of Hispanic origin36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin56%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant47%

Science

All Students88%
Female83%
Male94%
Black, not of Hispanic origin82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin86%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant88%

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female98%
Male100%
Black, not of Hispanic origin91%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin100%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant99%
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

Math

All Students69%
Female70%
Male68%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian91%
Hispanic31%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin80%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant69%

Reading

All Students40%
Female45%
Male36%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian54%
Hispanic23%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin47%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant40%
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 57% 73%
Hispanic 17% 10%
Asian 11% 4%
Black, not Hispanic 7% 10%
Multiracial 7% 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 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 31%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 6%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 77%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
  • Christine Brzycki
Fax number
  • (414) 281-2580

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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