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Hawthorne Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 407 students

 

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Posted March 27, 2014

The teachers are very good and the principal wonderful and always smiling.i love hawthorne shcool.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 18, 2014

THIS SCHOOL IS PERFECT FOR MY 2 SON. THEY ARE VERY HELPFULL FOR ALL. NOT REALLY MUCH BULLY KIDS HERE. AND THEY MAKE SURE THE SAFETYNESS OF THERE STUDENTS.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2014

My kids are enjoying study with the wonderful study method. School really wonderful and I would advise parents to make an effort with their children? Thanks Hawthorne teachers
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2013

hawthorne is a good school i have 2 children going to hawthorne and their academic is perfect and the principal is helpful and nice with kids thanks Mrs Lehman.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 23, 2007

The Principal at Hawthorne (Cathy McMillian) is a great principal. She is always there with a smile on her face. She does so much at that school.
—Submitted by a staff


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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
74%

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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
67%
Social Studies

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

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
88%

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

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
67%

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

Math

All Students43%
Female43%
Male43%
Black, not of Hispanic origin35%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin45%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learners47%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant43%

Reading

All Students18%
Female19%
Male17%
Black, not of Hispanic origin24%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic16%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin18%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learners0%
Proficient in English28%
Non-migrant18%
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 Students58%
Female61%
Male54%
Black, not of Hispanic origin38%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic53%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin75%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learners59%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant58%

Math

All Students42%
Female43%
Male42%
Black, not of Hispanic origin13%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic23%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin66%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learners41%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant42%

Reading

All Students20%
Female25%
Male16%
Black, not of Hispanic origin13%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic0%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin67%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learners5%
Proficient in English32%
Non-migrant20%

Science

All Students61%
Female60%
Male62%
Black, not of Hispanic origin37%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic69%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin67%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learners64%
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant61%

Social Studies

All Students81%
Female90%
Male73%
Black, not of Hispanic origin69%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic77%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin100%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learners77%
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant81%
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 Students23%
Female27%
Male17%
Black, not of Hispanic origin7%
Asian/Pacific Islander50%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled29%
English learners18%
Proficient in English26%
Non-migrant23%

Reading

All Students14%
Female19%
Male6%
Black, not of Hispanic origin0%
Asian/Pacific Islander30%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled17%
English learners6%
Proficient in English19%
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
Black, not Hispanic 27% 10%
Hispanic 27% 10%
White, not Hispanic 21% 73%
Asian 16% 4%
Multiracial 8% 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 11%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 74%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 35%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 76%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 52%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 97%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Beth Lehman
Fax number
  • (608) 204-0423

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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