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Southport Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 453 students

 

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Posted September 16, 2009

Southport has great teachers and staff who provide a safe, supportive environment. Families are very involved, through volunteering and bringing kids to social events.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Everyone that makes up our school makes it a great school
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Posted August 22, 2004

My son is entering 5th grade at Southport after starting there in the 2nd grade. Every Teacher he's had is exemplary, the OHI/Spec Ed Support Teacher's are phenomenal and the Principal deeply invested in children & their parents. The Spec Ed Teachers are incredibly receptive and flexible & intelligent in working with our son, meeting our needs and seeking our input as parents to best learn about our son and help him thrive educationally and emotionally. Mr. Miller, the Principal, is a tremendous Administrator. Whenever I've had any concern and brought it to him, I received respectful, thoughtful and immediate resolution from him and his staff. He personifies a great educator, protector, facilitator & gentleman. You & your children are truly blessed if you live in the Southport Elementary District.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 50% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
81%
Social Studies

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

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
95%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
77%
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 Students27%
Female35%
Male18%
Black, not of Hispanic origin10%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin38%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled31%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant27%

Reading

All Students17%
Female19%
Male14%
Black, not of Hispanic origin10%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin22%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled20%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant17%
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 Students66%
Female75%
Male59%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin75%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled74%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant66%

Math

All Students39%
Female28%
Male50%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin49%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled44%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant39%

Reading

All Students26%
Female28%
Male24%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin32%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled28%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
Non-migrant26%

Science

All Students59%
Female57%
Male62%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin68%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled65%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant59%

Social Studies

All Students76%
Female88%
Male65%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin81%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled84%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant76%
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 Students37%
Female25%
Male47%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic17%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin51%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled43%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant37%

Reading

All Students25%
Female22%
Male27%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic12%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin34%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled28%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English28%
Non-migrant25%
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 64% 73%
Hispanic 22% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 9% 10%
Multiracial 5% 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 14%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 11%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 96%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 85%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
  • Jacqueline Mellott-Grajera
Fax number
  • (262) 359-5952

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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