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Stocker Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 512 students

 
 

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Posted August 26, 2013

The dedication of Mrs. Nelson along with the teachers and staff is phenomenal. They have won many awards individually and in groups which shows how they work as a team. Although budget cuts and changes within the district have been challenging, Stocker has taken it in stride and grown.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 9, 2007

We had 1 daughter already graduate and is now in mahone , my other daughter is in 3rd grade , both girls rave over the teachers and the school , my wife and I both love the school , well organized and very caring for the children . Both girls loved going to school with perfect attendance and grades , thank you stocker staff
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2007

I am not happy with Stocker at all. My son had to transfer to Stocker due to the boundaries being changed. At first I thought that it would be a good move, but in the 2 months my son has been at Stocker it has been one little thing after another. From the demerit system to teacher response, homework assignments and finally tardiness. A child will get a demerit for something as small as forgetting a pencil and if the get 3 demerits they will be unable to attend the next field trip. Children are being tested on things that they do not cover at all in class, they just get a homework assignment on it. also if you child too many tardies (and I am talking 2-3 minutes late) even if they are excused you could possibly be fined! I could go on and on but am out of space!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 10, 2007

My kids are going to this school.We are getting regular home works and feedback on school work and teachers also doing good follow-up with kids and parents.I recommend this school to the people who is moving to Kenosha.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 12, 2007

Two of my sons went to Stocker and unfortunately we had to move out of state. We loved the school and the teachers. We never had any problems with any other students. I would definately recomend this school moving to the Kenosha area! Kelly
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 15, 2006

I have two children in Stocker and I am involved with their Cub Scout Program. I have never seen a school with stronger parental involvement. Stocker is a true gem of a school amongst many other great public schools in Kenosha. It is true that they have trouble with staff turnover (particularly in Kindergarten where a number of the staff have left due to pregnancies), but they have quality staff nonetheless. A new principal this year initially caused some turmoil, but she has proven herself capable and sensitive to the children. A number of special programs have been started and have shown that the school really cares about its students. I can't speak to special education, but for the traditional child - they provide a quality education (at a very high level of expectation).
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 7, 2006

Stocker is my district school. We haven't been having much luck with teachers/staff completing the entire year. There have been surgeries, maternity leave, change of positions, resignations...the list goes on. This means that our kids have to struggle with long-term substitutes along with new routines to learn. I haven't had much luck with the staff. It seems that if our kids aren't achieving to the best of their ability in class then obviously we aren't doing enough in the home setting. Our son fell behind, way behind, and we weren't notified until the end of the second quarter. What a shame! Now, we have to help him play catch-up but his regular teacher won't be back for weeks. Is it up to the substitute to fill-in the gaps...I don't think it should work that way. We are seriously considering private school at least until high school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 16, 2004

My daughter whent there for a quarter. we had an a horible time comunicating whith the Specail Ed staff. several attempts were made to remidy the problems. it fell on deaf ears. It was so bad my daughter ended up going to a differnt school for for the remander of the year. I would never reconmend this school to anyone!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 7, 2004

my son is in kindergarten. we moved here half way through the school year and were very nervous about starting a new school. the staff was excellent, and very helpful. His teacher and class mates made him feel right at home. he loves his school and I am 100% satisfied! all of the teachers that I have met are friendly and the kids seem so happy to be there. I try to help out as much as possible and they are always more then happy to see you there volunteering. the PTKS is doing a great job. my son had Miss Pohl (soon to be Mrs. Brand). I highly reccommend her to you for kindergarten. she is the nicest and best teacher I ever met. she encourages the children and makes them feel comfortable. Her asst. teacher this year was Ms. Carver, and she too was wonderful! my son loves them.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 13, 2004

While this school is an excellent choice for the regular education child, I would have serious reservations about placing a special education child here. The Special Education staff is inept at handling children with profound medical and/or emotional disabilities. One gets the feeling that it's easier for them to shove them through classes instead of teaching them the basics. The principal and most of the staff are well educated and qualified to teach regular education children. The PTKS organization is doing a well enough job but does tend to be 'clicky' among some members.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2003

My child attended kindergarten last year. We were lucky to get a wonderful, caring teacher! I think our school should offer more after school programs, sports, music, etc. We do not offer enough extracurricular at all. The PTKS at Stocker is a great team and needs more parental support. I also think teachers could attend more of the events sponsored by the PTKS. Stocker does provide art, music and additional reading classes, I think these programs are great! I am very happy with our school, my child is very happy and secure attending Stocker. I think you would be lucky to send a child here!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 10, 2003

I think the principle needs to get more involved with the kids and the parents. The teachers are vague on what they expect from the parents. I think the schools need to play a bigger role in offering more activities after school in order to keep kids off the street. Such as physical and or musical interest. They shouldn't have to wait till they are in 5th grade. Also I feel that this new math is wrong as if it is only an experiment using are kids as case studies. I beleive in the long term it will only delay our children of the education that they will need more so in the future. And last but not least this mandatory summer school, who in their right mind would ever come up with such a hidious idea. These children are tested in October at a grade level that they even haven't been taught yet. So naturally most will fail, which means manadory summer school. I just don't get it. However the PTO in this school is doing an excellent job of providing social activites for the kids as well as the parents to enjoy. Keep up the good work!!!!
—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.
Math

The state average for Math was 49% in 2014.

58 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
45%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 34% in 2014.

58 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
26%

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
89%

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

Language Arts

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

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
67%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2014.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
72%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
88%
Social Studies

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

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
86%

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
99%
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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
56%

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

80 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
38%

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
80%

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 Students45%
Female46%
Male43%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin48%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled44%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English48%
Not migrant45%

Reading

All Students26%
Female25%
Male27%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin27%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled26%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English26%
Not migrant26%
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 Students67%
Female71%
Male65%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin87%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled73%
English learners50%
Proficient in English71%
Not migrant67%

Math

All Students44%
Female48%
Male40%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin61%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled49%
English learners8%
Proficient in English51%
Not migrant44%

Reading

All Students36%
Female44%
Male30%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic16%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin51%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled39%
English learners0%
Proficient in English45%
Not migrant36%

Science

All Students72%
Female78%
Male67%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin90%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled79%
English learners58%
Proficient in English75%
Not migrant72%

Social Studies

All Students86%
Female93%
Male81%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin90%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled93%
English learners84%
Proficient in English86%
Not migrant86%
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 Students56%
Female60%
Male53%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin62%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled59%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant56%

Reading

All Students38%
Female46%
Male30%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin39%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled40%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White, not Hispanic 51% 73%
Hispanic 26% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 12% 10%
Multiracial 8% 2%
Asian 3% 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 14%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 47%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 97%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 74%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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