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Lincoln Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 603 students

 
 

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3 stars

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Posted December 26, 2013

The teachers at Lincoln are wonderful. They provide many resources to students and are on top of assessing needs. As a parent who keeps in regular contact with the teachers we have established the areas my children need improvement and outlined a plan to help achieve those goals.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 9, 2012

Lincoln Elementary is a wonderful school. The teachers are second to none and really take time to engage students and find out more about them as individuals. Being new to the district this year I had some trepidation, but this school has come through with flying colors!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 15, 2011

I agree with many of the negative reviews of the support and education they provide children with special needs. Their program and the support they provide the children is minimal at best. I feel as if my child has been passed off year after year and is trying to function with minimal skills and tools. The special needs program needs a complete overhaul. You would be better off enrolling your child in neighboring slinger schools or even home schooling. Special needs education is an absolute joke at Lincoln, don't be fooled like I was. My child has suffered because of it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 27, 2009

This school has great teachers and caring staff. They do a good job assessing individuals and diagnosing children in need. They have done a good job with our daughter who has had challenges unlike most children in the district. There has been some needs but they have alwasy been open to suggestions or requests and sought out more info from professionals in our daughters life. They have always been supportive and seem to always have my daughter's best interest at heart.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 1, 2008

Man-o-man. Just looking at a google map and all the sudden negative reviews are thrown at us. We've been more than happy with this school. Our three daughters remain intact and well-educated.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2007

I agree with alot of other parents with children with disabilites, this district [seem] very poorly trained,[i feel] most of the teachers in the special ed program are not the best out there. I would not reccomend this school if you have a IEP
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 23, 2007

I am very happy that my son goes to this school there is not one bad thing about this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 29, 2006

This school is fine if your child is of average or above average IQ. Parental Communication from teachers and administration is sorely lacking. Academic programs are average. No extra curricular activities. PTO is average, not really interested unless own children are affected.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 12, 2006

Lacking in many areas. Academics are very poor for disabled children and gifted children as well as any councel given. You need to be your own advocate. There are no music programs or other extracurricular activites. The PTA is average.
—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.

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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 49% in 2014.

84 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
54%

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 34% in 2014.

84 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
38%

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
87%
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.

74 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
81%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

74 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
46%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

74 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2014.

74 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
76%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
88%
Social Studies

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

74 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
99%

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
95%
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.

78 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

78 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
45%

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
92%

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

All Students54%
Female48%
Male59%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin58%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities25%
Not disabled58%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English53%
Not migrant54%

Reading

All Students38%
Female29%
Male48%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin45%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities8%
Not disabled43%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English39%
Not migrant38%
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 Students81%
Female87%
Male74%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin84%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities40%
Not disabled88%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant81%

Math

All Students46%
Female41%
Male51%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin50%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities20%
Not disabled50%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant46%

Reading

All Students44%
Female41%
Male48%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin48%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities0%
Not disabled52%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant44%

Science

All Students76%
Female74%
Male78%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin79%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities50%
Not disabled80%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant76%

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female98%
Male100%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin100%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilities100%
Not disabled99%
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 Students51%
Female56%
Male48%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin58%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities20%
Not disabled56%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant51%

Reading

All Students45%
Female50%
Male41%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin50%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities0%
Not disabled51%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant45%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White, not Hispanic 78% 73%
Hispanic 14% 10%
Multiracial 4% 2%
Black, not Hispanic 2% 10%
Asian 1% 4%
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 18%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 47%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 8%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 80%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 47%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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