Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black, not Hispanic 92% 10%
White, not Hispanic 3% 73%
Asian 2% 4%
Hispanic 2% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 1%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Student subgroups

  This school State average
English learners 0% 6%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 41%
Female 50% 48%
Male 50% 52%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Band
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Other

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Football
Soccer
Track
Girls sports (misc.) Double dutch
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Thoreau has a strong School Governance Council that meets once a month to discuss important school related issues and concerns. The parents are in charge of the fundraising activities, as well as putting on our Fall Family Fun Night and our Spring Gathering. We have many community volunteers that work individually with our students, grades K4-8th.

Teachers

World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 80% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 38% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 96% 98%
Source: See notes

Sources

Student diversity WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013
Student subgroups WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013
  NCES, 2011-2012
Teacher characteristics WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012