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Glendale Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 475 students

 

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Posted June 3, 2014

Amazing school! My son is in a dual language program there and it's amazing. Love the teachers and all the rest of the staff. The good schools rating doesn't not give Glendale the credit it's due.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 5, 2013

My daughter is a 5th grader at Glendale and has attended since Kindergarten. She loves her school! Her teachers have always set the bar high and encouraged her to push her comfort zone and reach even higher. The past and present principals of this school have made it a point to know the names of each and every student, as well as their parents, which lends a very personal touch to the learning experience! The diversity in the student population as well as in the teaching staff is phenomenal. The emphasis on cultural diversity and bilingual classrooms have made this enviornment one that celebrates peoples differences and encouraged the students to open their minds to new experiences. This is a wonderful school which is helping to prepare my daughter for a future of diversity, acceptance and the challenges of higher learning!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2010

Good teachers, very diverse population compared to when I attended school there, clean, employees REALLY wanting to make a DIFFERENCE in their students lives, Give it a try!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 4, 2008

This is a great school with much diversity and very caring teachers. The education that my daughter has recieved is fantastic and I couldn't ask for a better school.
—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.

About these ratings

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

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
62%
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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
54%
Social Studies

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

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
68%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
71%
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 Students38%
Female41%
Male33%
Black, not of Hispanic origin28%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic39%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin54%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learners40%
Proficient in English37%
Non-migrant38%

Reading

All Students15%
Female22%
Male4%
Black, not of Hispanic origin17%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic11%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin27%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learners4%
Proficient in English24%
Non-migrant15%
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 Students36%
Female48%
Male24%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic25%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled44%
English learners21%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant36%

Math

All Students21%
Female24%
Male19%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic31%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled27%
English learners29%
Proficient in English18%
Non-migrant21%

Reading

All Students12%
Female15%
Male10%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic6%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled15%
English learners7%
Proficient in English15%
Non-migrant12%

Science

All Students43%
Female47%
Male39%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic44%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled50%
English learners43%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant43%

Social Studies

All Students59%
Female71%
Male48%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic62%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled67%
English learners65%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant59%
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 Students25%
Female19%
Male29%
Black, not of Hispanic origin0%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic29%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled30%
English learners31%
Proficient in English19%
Non-migrant25%

Reading

All Students14%
Female15%
Male15%
Black, not of Hispanic origin6%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic10%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled18%
English learners4%
Proficient in English23%
Non-migrant14%
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
Hispanic 30% 10%
White, not Hispanic 28% 73%
Black, not Hispanic 23% 10%
Multiracial 11% 2%
Asian 8% 4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 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 13%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 77%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 46%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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  • Ben Ketterer
Fax number
  • (608) 204-0409

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