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Central Elementary School

Public | 4-5 | 272 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.
Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 75% in 2014.

121 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
79%

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

121 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
43%

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

121 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
30%

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2014.

121 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
76%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
73%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 91% in 2014.

121 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
93%

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
88%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2014.

131 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
30%

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

131 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
30%

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
88%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

All Students79%
Female94%
Male64%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin79%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities35%
Not disabled86%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Not migrant79%

Math

All Students43%
Female49%
Male38%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin44%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities6%
Not disabled49%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Not migrant43%

Reading

All Students30%
Female38%
Male21%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin30%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities6%
Not disabled34%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
Not migrant30%

Science

All Students76%
Female82%
Male70%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin76%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities47%
Not disabled81%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Not migrant76%

Social Studies

All Students93%
Female96%
Male91%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin94%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities65%
Not disabled98%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Not migrant93%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

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 Students30%
Female30%
Male29%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin29%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities9%
Not disabled35%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
Not migrant30%

Reading

All Students30%
Female26%
Male34%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin29%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities9%
Not disabled34%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
Not migrant30%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

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 94% 73%
Multiracial 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 1%
Black, not Hispanic 1% 10%
Hispanic 1% 10%
Asian 0% 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 15%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 0%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 92%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 75%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
  • Timothy Howell
Fax number
  • (715) 365-9612

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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418 N Pelham St
Rhinelander, WI 54501
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