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Sparta Meadowview Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 504 students

 

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Posted October 8, 2007

I beleive the teachers could be more observant and involved in the children's recess activities. Bullying has occurred and remains unchecked.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 24, 2007

Sparta middle school is not a place where your average tenn should grow up. Sparta is little town with a population towering over 8000 and there is a lot of farms. When you think of this you think everyone is friends with everyone or somewhat close and there is no discrimination between students. But I strongly disagree. There are so calle snapulars (so called popular kids) that are ruining everyone elses time at school. Plus, students don't care for one another. My child is new to the school and thinks it is very different from where we were before and says that students here don't even now a person's name who sits next to them every single day. The teachers and staff are somewhat ok. They could be more involved though with students.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 47% in 2014.

141 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
27%

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

141 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
28%

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
77%

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 47% in 2014.

150 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 37% in 2014.

150 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
32%

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%
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

The state average for Language Arts was 63% in 2014.

164 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
55%

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 45% in 2014.

164 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
33%

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

164 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
25%

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2014.

164 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
78%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
78%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 79% in 2014.

164 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
69%

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
85%
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

All Students27%
Female23%
Male33%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic0%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin29%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities9%
Non-disabled31%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant27%

Reading

All Students28%
Female31%
Male24%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin28%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities5%
Non-disabled32%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant28%
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 Students29%
Female28%
Male29%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin32%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled34%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
Non-migrant29%

Reading

All Students32%
Female43%
Male25%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin35%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities4%
Non-disabled37%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English34%
Non-migrant32%
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

Language Arts

All Students55%
Female67%
Male43%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin58%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities3%
Non-disabled66%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant55%

Math

All Students33%
Female33%
Male32%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic6%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin35%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled40%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant33%

Reading

All Students25%
Female30%
Male20%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic6%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin28%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled31%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant25%

Science

All Students78%
Female82%
Male76%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin83%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities24%
Non-disabled90%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant78%

Social Studies

All Students69%
Female71%
Male67%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin72%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled81%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant69%
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 87% 73%
Hispanic 9% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 1%
Asian 1% 4%
Black, not Hispanic 1% 10%
Multiracial 0% 2%
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 50%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 2%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 53%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 99%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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  • Michael Crneckiy
Fax number
  • (608) 366-3500

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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1225 N Water St
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