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Bose Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 419 students

 

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Posted August 11, 2009

I have never had a prblem with the teachers or the staff, I really like this school and my kids love it as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2009

This school has many subtle discriminating issues and it lacks of communication with student's family even if family is very involved with the child. They do not encourage diversity and its very reclusive. Use your own judgement, but for sure I would not reccomend it if your child needs special attention.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 14, 2008

Bose is a great place to send children. THe staff at Bose cares about the progress and growth of students. It is a very family-friendly school with lots of activities and support for various aspects of learning. Kids who attend Bose are very lucky!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2006

Bose is a good school if you can get the teachers to communicate with the parents. They do not inform you on how your child is doing unless you ask. They want parents to be involved but once you are they tell you that you are too involved and ask you not to help out anymore. Out of the years that my child has gone there, there has only been one or two teachers that have actually communicated with us and has done an outstanding job.
—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 50% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
69%
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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
59%
Social Studies

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

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
91%
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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
80%
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 Students44%
Female43%
Male47%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic33%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin50%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant44%

Reading

All Students26%
Female29%
Male24%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic0%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin40%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant26%
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 Students54%
Female56%
Male52%
Black, not of Hispanic origin40%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin60%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant54%

Math

All Students39%
Female30%
Male48%
Black, not of Hispanic origin20%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin50%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant39%

Reading

All Students17%
Female22%
Male12%
Black, not of Hispanic origin10%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin23%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant17%

Science

All Students58%
Female61%
Male56%
Black, not of Hispanic origin40%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin70%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant58%

Social Studies

All Students77%
Female74%
Male80%
Black, not of Hispanic origin60%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin86%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant77%
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 Students40%
Female37%
Male42%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin47%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled45%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant40%

Reading

All Students27%
Female26%
Male27%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin31%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled32%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant27%
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 53% 73%
Hispanic 22% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 16% 10%
Multiracial 6% 2%
Asian 1% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
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 65%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 88%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 83%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
  • Margaret Zei
Fax number
  • (262) 359-4005

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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