Patrick Marsh Middle School

5/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
6
Grades
6-7
Students
542
Type
Public
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Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


English
60%
State avg: 50%
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Math
51%
State avg: 44%
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2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as other schools in the state.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White, not Hispanic
68%
Hispanic
11%
Two or more races
8%
Black, not Hispanic
8%
Asian
5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
542 :1
State avg: 497 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
10%
State avg: 15%
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Neighborhood
1351 Columbus Street
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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