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Giese Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 393 students

 

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Posted April 4, 2010

My sister goes to Giese. And she loves that school..she comes form school everyday with a happy face. The staff are great to both student and family.


Posted March 1, 2010

Giese school has been great to my 4 children. I would highly recommend Giese to anybody who wants their child to get a quality education.
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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.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
62%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
71%
Social Studies

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

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
89%

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

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
51%
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 Students21%
Female28%
Male16%
Black, not of Hispanic origin25%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin17%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled26%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English22%
Non-migrant21%

Reading

All Students9%
Female22%
Male0%
Black, not of Hispanic origin8%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin8%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled11%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English8%
Non-migrant9%
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 Students79%
Female81%
Male77%
Black, not of Hispanic origin65%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled82%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant79%

Math

All Students29%
Female29%
Male29%
Black, not of Hispanic origin25%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic20%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled34%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant29%

Reading

All Students11%
Female5%
Male18%
Black, not of Hispanic origin5%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic10%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged3%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled9%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant11%

Science

All Students63%
Female67%
Male59%
Black, not of Hispanic origin50%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled59%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant63%

Social Studies

All Students90%
Female86%
Male94%
Black, not of Hispanic origin85%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled90%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant90%
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 Students35%
Female34%
Male40%
Black, not of Hispanic origin30%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled42%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant35%

Reading

All Students14%
Female11%
Male20%
Black, not of Hispanic origin9%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled18%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
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 51% 10%
White, not Hispanic 23% 73%
Hispanic 21% 10%
Multiracial 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 1%
Asian 1% 4%
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 19%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 7%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 87%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 59%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
  • Richard Wytonick
Fax number
  • (262) 664-8270

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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