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Allis Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 430 students

 

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Posted August 27, 2013

MY CHILDREN SCHOOL IS ALLIS, AND THIS IS A GREAT SCHOOL. ALLIS HAS LOTS OF LOVING AND CARING TEACHERS. THE TEACHERS AT ALLIS PUTS THE CHILDREN LEARNING FIRST. AT ALLIS SCHOOL THE PARENTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME. ALLIS IS A FUN AND SAFE SCHOOL. I AM PROUD PARENT OF ALLIS!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 24, 2008

I am a grandma of two girls, one in K and the other in 1st. I pick the girls up after school and watch them until mom gets home from work. I have not seen anything like it in all my years, the way all the kids from every grade know each other and how kind they are to each other every day I look forward to picking the girls up not only because I can't wait to see them but also because of the feeling i get from these kids they are this happy community and they include me , they all know who I am , my name and always say hello like they mean it. Allis is an wonderful place for a kid to start life outside of the home.


Posted January 31, 2006

I as a parent think this is one of the best schools in Madison. It has wonderful teachers it has a great program at the end of the school year for 5th graders leaving. It is an awesome school that I would reccomend anybody and everybody to send their children to. I went to the school and my children went to that school it is just a joy to see some of my teachers and the classrooms.
—Submitted by a former student


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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
76%
Social Studies

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

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
96%
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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
59%
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 Students21%
Female28%
Male16%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic11%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin45%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities18%
Non-disabled23%
English learners15%
Proficient in English26%
Non-migrant21%

Reading

All Students13%
Female16%
Male10%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic6%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin28%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities6%
Non-disabled16%
English learners10%
Proficient in English14%
Non-migrant13%
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 Students53%
Female56%
Male51%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin69%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled53%
English learners67%
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant53%

Math

All Students16%
Female28%
Male9%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic6%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin31%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled18%
English learners11%
Proficient in English18%
Non-migrant16%

Reading

All Students4%
Female11%
Male0%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic0%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin13%
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled4%
English learners0%
Proficient in English6%
Non-migrant4%

Science

All Students45%
Female50%
Male42%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic56%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin63%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled44%
English learners56%
Proficient in English39%
Non-migrant45%

Social Studies

All Students78%
Female83%
Male75%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic81%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin100%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled78%
English learners84%
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant78%
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 Students15%
Female6%
Male20%
Black, not of Hispanic origin0%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged3%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities15%
Non-disabled15%
English learners0%
Proficient in English21%
Non-migrant15%

Reading

All Students17%
Female19%
Male17%
Black, not of Hispanic origin11%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities15%
Non-disabled18%
English learners8%
Proficient in English21%
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

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 28% 10%
Hispanic 28% 10%
White, not Hispanic 27% 73%
Multiracial 9% 2%
Asian 7% 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 16%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 77%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 31%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 66%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 44%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 98%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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  • Sue Abplanalp
Fax number
  • (608) 204-0364

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