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Lake View Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 253 students

 

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Posted April 18, 2011

The staff members at Lake View school are committed to meeting the needs of each of our students. We have wonderful, supportive families that are dedicated to working together with the Lake View staff to achieve a positive and successful elementary environment. We continue to build a strong educational foundation for our students through our focus on positive behavior and rigorous, differentiated curriculum. I hope to enjoy many more years of service within the Lake View community!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 3, 2009

Hardworking families and committed learners and dedicated, creative teachers.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted December 14, 2004

This school Is great. How would I know maybe I know because I go to school there. I spend 180 day in school. It may not be the 'most challiging school' but the people are so nice. The techers are friendly and smart. Mrs.Sweeny the principal plays 4 sqare at rescess with all the kids. Lake View is the only elementry school that has Swing Chioir. This school is the best!
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 24, 2003

Madison Metropolitan School Distrist and Lake View Elementary School have lost the ideal of what an elementary education should be, the three R's. This school puts so much emphasis on being politically correct, making sure no child is left behind and in general, turning the place into a Mister Rodger's Neighborhood. My daughter is in the fourth grade and still counts on her fingers to do simple arithmetic operations. Her writing is seldom edited by her teacher, there is so little homework, it's difficult to know in what direction learning is taking place, much less any progress. In spite of what I consider a categorically poor education, she get's stellar reports. Standard is too low. Too much time is spent on fluffy activities like Weird and Wacky Day, the Talent Show, Swing Choir, Pajama Day, Popcorn Day, Donut Day, Bring Your Pet to School Day, Halloween party... Anything but a serious encounter with academics. The school budget for Madison is $308 million for one year. There are 25,000 students, so that's over $12,000 per student per year, and the school board is crying for more money in a referendum. One of the board members says the schools are on the brink of destruction!!! On top of this, permission slips are being sent home to go on this outing, or this field trip, or ... At the bottom, the schools have their hands out for $5.00 here, $3.00 there, $25.00 now. Throwing more money at the schools will not solve the problem. Get back to basics, Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic. Please.


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 49% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 34% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
22%

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
52%
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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
66%

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
48%

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2014.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
66%

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
68%
Social Studies

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

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
82%
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.

30 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
40%

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

30 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
30%

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
76%
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 Students29%
Female14%
Male47%
Black, not of Hispanic origin10%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin62%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled35%
English learners11%
Proficient in English43%
Not migrant29%

Reading

All Students22%
Female23%
Male21%
Black, not of Hispanic origin0%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin46%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled27%
English learners12%
Proficient in English31%
Not migrant22%
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 Students66%
Female57%
Male74%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin100%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Not migrant66%

Math

All Students51%
Female51%
Male53%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin93%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Not migrant51%

Reading

All Students48%
Female50%
Male47%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin80%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Not migrant48%

Science

All Students66%
Female57%
Male74%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin100%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant66%

Social Studies

All Students83%
Female69%
Male95%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin100%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Not migrant83%
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 Students40%
Female18%
Male53%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin69%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled42%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Not migrant40%

Reading

All Students30%
Female18%
Male37%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin46%
Economically disadvantaged5%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled38%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Not migrant30%
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
White, not Hispanic 33% 73%
Black, not Hispanic 24% 10%
Asian 19% 4%
Hispanic 14% 10%
Multiracial 9% 2%
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 15%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 74%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 85%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 51%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 96%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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  • Kristi Kloos
Fax number
  • (608) 204-4099

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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