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Cedar Hills Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 429 students

 

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Posted September 20, 2013

My son transferred from Shepard Hills in Kindergarten and we moved to Cedar Hills area. He loves it. The teachers are wonderful, The principal is friendly and great. Love the schools up in Oak Creek.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 29, 2008

We were transfered to Cedar Hills becasue of a re-districting when my daughter was entering the 1st grade. She had such a wonderful Kindergarten experience that we were afraid to move her. The principal, guidance councelor and teacher that my daughter was assigned to did a wonderful job of helping her fit in and find her place as 'the new kid'. She's doing well because the whole school works so well together.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 12, 2006

My family really enjoys this school. As a parent, I am quite involved in school functions and enjoy this smaller school. It's easier to get to know the families and staff. My oldest child has been there for two years and both of his teachers worked great with him. Wonderful communication.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 11, 2005

MY child as well as my self enjoy the staff at this 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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
86%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
80%
Social Studies

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
95%

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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
76%

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 Students63%
Female74%
Male50%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin62%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled66%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant63%

Reading

All Students44%
Female45%
Male43%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin46%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled44%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant44%
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 Students84%
Female86%
Male82%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin87%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled81%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant84%

Math

All Students41%
Female50%
Male34%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin48%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled44%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant41%

Reading

All Students29%
Female37%
Male22%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin36%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled32%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English32%
Non-migrant29%

Science

All Students87%
Female91%
Male85%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin92%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled86%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Non-migrant87%

Social Studies

All Students93%
Female100%
Male89%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin97%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled93%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Non-migrant93%
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 Students58%
Female47%
Male71%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin63%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant58%

Reading

All Students40%
Female43%
Male36%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic10%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin46%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant40%
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 70% 73%
Hispanic 11% 10%
Asian 10% 4%
Black, not Hispanic 5% 10%
Multiracial 2% 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 38%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 13%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 82%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 33%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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School Leader's name
  • Ed Mittag
Fax number
  • (414) 761-6301

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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2225 W Sycamore Ave
Oak Creek, WI 53154
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