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Platteville High School

Public | 9-12 | 440 students

 
 

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 76% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
67%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 82% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
75%
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

All Students85%
Female83%
Male87%
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 disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities43%
Non-disabled97%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant85%

Math

All Students65%
Female59%
Male69%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin64%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities8%
Non-disabled79%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%

Reading

All Students53%
Female49%
Male56%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin52%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities22%
Non-disabled61%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant53%

Science

All Students86%
Female81%
Male89%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin87%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities43%
Non-disabled97%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant86%

Social Studies

All Students85%
Female85%
Male85%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin85%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities47%
Non-disabled94%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant85%
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 91% 73%
Asian 3% 4%
Black, not Hispanic 3% 10%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Hispanic 1% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 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 14%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 30%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 1%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 97%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 72%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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710 E Madison St
Platteville, WI 53818
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