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Edison Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 685 students

 
 

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Posted February 8, 2013

Caring staff, strong leadership, creative programming. Most teachers communicate well with families. Very strong math and science curriculum.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 20, 2008

Edison is an all-around great school that is accepting of all students regardless of income and race!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 27, 2008

i love edison middle school it is a great school
—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.
Math

The state average for Math was 47% in 2014.

225 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
53%

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

225 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
39%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
88%
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 47% in 2014.

196 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
47%

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 37% in 2014.

196 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
39%

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
88%
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 63% in 2014.

210 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
61%

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 45% in 2014.

210 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
50%

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

210 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
30%

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2014.

210 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
72%

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
78%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 79% in 2014.

210 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
74%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
86%
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 Students53%
Female57%
Male50%
Black, not of Hispanic origin30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin56%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities12%
Not disabled61%
English learners40%
Proficient in English55%
Not migrant53%

Reading

All Students39%
Female45%
Male34%
Black, not of Hispanic origin12%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin43%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities9%
Not disabled45%
English learners20%
Proficient in English42%
Not migrant39%
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 Students47%
Female49%
Male46%
Black, not of Hispanic origin17%
Asiann/a
Hispanic11%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin55%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities9%
Not disabled55%
English learners6%
Proficient in English51%
Not migrant47%

Reading

All Students39%
Female43%
Male35%
Black, not of Hispanic origin8%
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin45%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities9%
Not disabled45%
English learners6%
Proficient in English41%
Not migrant39%
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 Students61%
Female65%
Male57%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin64%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities6%
Not disabled70%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Not migrant61%

Math

All Students50%
Female49%
Male51%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin52%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities9%
Not disabled57%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English52%
Not migrant50%

Reading

All Students30%
Female32%
Male29%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin33%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities6%
Not disabled34%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
Not migrant30%

Science

All Students72%
Female72%
Male74%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin75%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities22%
Not disabled82%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Not migrant72%

Social Studies

All Students74%
Female75%
Male73%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin77%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities29%
Not disabled82%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Not migrant74%
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 73% 73%
Hispanic 16% 10%
Multiracial 5% 2%
Black, not Hispanic 4% 10%
Asian 2% 4%
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 15%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 9%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 81%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 97%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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