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Randall Elementary School

Public | 3-5 | 388 students

 
 

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5 stars

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Posted October 29, 2012

I love this school. Kindergarden it took my son some getting used to the rules and expectations, but now in 2nd grade his experience is the best yet. I only expect it to get better each year! My son is ADHD and the teachers are fantastic with him.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 15, 2012

It is gratifying to see that parents and teachers appreciate Randall Elementary -- I know that when I graduated high school in the 80's, I could point out all the kids with whom I went to Randall. I can still remember the great teachers I had then.


Posted July 14, 2012

As a Randall teacher, I am proud to be a member of this community. The staff communicates and collaborates to help each child grow as a whole child. The principal gives the teachers the freedom, support and structure to be successful as professionals. The parents are involved and caring. Communication between parents, staff and students is open and trusting.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 15, 2011

Mr Wallace, Randall's principal is the most inspiring principal I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. Genuine, professional, and inspiring are only a few appropriate terms for this amazing leader. The teachers are fantastic as well. Each has a unique, but effective technique to teaching. The kids feel safe and like full participants in the community. The extra learning opportunities outside the school day are enriching and either free or offered at low cost. We feel privileged to send our children to this school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 16, 2010

There is no way for paltry words to convey our deep appreciation for the quality of our son's education at this school. From the visionary leadership on the part of Mr. Wallace, the school principal, to the focused, compassionate and inspired teaching of our son's teacher, we can not put into words our gratitude for all we've experienced since moving here. Truly, a rare experience - the kind that will last in our boy's mind for his entire life.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 12, 2010

An absolutely wonderful school. Both of my children have been treated with great respect and dignity. The best techers around. I am very, very impressed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

My son Seth had terrific teachers and loved being at the 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.

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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.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
84%
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.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
86%
Social Studies

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

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
93%
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.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
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 Students68%
Female69%
Male67%
Black, not of Hispanic origin17%
Asian/Pacific Islander71%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin80%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities43%
Non-disabled71%
English learners17%
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant68%

Reading

All Students49%
Female54%
Male45%
Black, not of Hispanic origin8%
Asian/Pacific Islander47%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin57%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities21%
Non-disabled52%
English learners8%
Proficient in English54%
Non-migrant49%
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 Students87%
Female87%
Male86%
Black, not of Hispanic origin70%
Asian/Pacific Islander65%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin96%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled89%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant87%

Math

All Students67%
Female63%
Male74%
Black, not of Hispanic origin10%
Asian/Pacific Islander53%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin82%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled70%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant67%

Reading

All Students56%
Female60%
Male50%
Black, not of Hispanic origin10%
Asian/Pacific Islander41%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin68%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled60%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant56%

Science

All Students89%
Female92%
Male85%
Black, not of Hispanic origin80%
Asian/Pacific Islander76%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin93%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled92%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant89%

Social Studies

All Students95%
Female97%
Male91%
Black, not of Hispanic origin80%
Asian/Pacific Islander83%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin100%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled97%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%
Non-migrant95%
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 Students76%
Female70%
Male83%
Black, not of Hispanic origin20%
Asian/Pacific Islander58%
Hispanic25%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin93%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities41%
Non-disabled82%
English learners10%
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant76%

Reading

All Students67%
Female62%
Male70%
Black, not of Hispanic origin20%
Asian/Pacific Islander25%
Hispanic25%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin82%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities35%
Non-disabled72%
English learners0%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant67%
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 67% 73%
Black, not Hispanic 10% 10%
Asian 9% 4%
Hispanic 8% 10%
Multiracial 6% 2%
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 10%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 25%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 9%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 45%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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