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Brass Community Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 441 students

 

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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 49% in 2014.

55 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
17%

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 34% in 2014.

55 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
9%

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
58%
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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
41%

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

48 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
19%

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

48 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
4%

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2014.

48 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
64%
Social Studies

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

48 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
79%

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
96%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
14%

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

49 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
16%

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
64%
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 Students17%
Female11%
Male22%
Black, not of Hispanic origin4%
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin40%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled20%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English13%
Non-migrant17%

Reading

All Students9%
Female11%
Male7%
Black, not of Hispanic origin0%
Asiann/a
Hispanic5%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin40%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled11%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English11%
Non-migrant9%
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 Students41%
Female48%
Male34%
Black, not of Hispanic origin38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled47%
English learners27%
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant41%

Math

All Students19%
Female20%
Male17%
Black, not of Hispanic origin13%
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled21%
English learners18%
Proficient in English19%
Non-migrant19%

Reading

All Students4%
Female4%
Male4%
Black, not of Hispanic origin6%
Asiann/a
Hispanic5%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged5%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled5%
English learners0%
Proficient in English5%
Non-migrant4%

Science

All Students44%
Female40%
Male48%
Black, not of Hispanic origin31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled48%
English learners36%
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant44%

Social Studies

All Students79%
Female72%
Male87%
Black, not of Hispanic origin69%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled81%
English learners64%
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant79%
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 Students14%
Female10%
Male18%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled17%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English16%
Non-migrant14%

Reading

All Students16%
Female10%
Male22%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled19%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English18%
Non-migrant16%
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
Black, not Hispanic 42% 10%
Hispanic 35% 10%
White, not Hispanic 19% 73%
Multiracial 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 4%
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 17%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 88%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 14%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 92%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 79%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
  • Scott Kennow
Fax number
  • (262) 359-8050

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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