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Thorp Elementary School

Public | PK-8 | 395 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.
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
94%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
84%
Social Studies

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

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
97%
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

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
81%
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 54% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
94%
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 49% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
96%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 38% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
89%
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 61% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 46% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 42% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
79%
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 Students62%
Female40%
Male88%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant62%

Reading

All Students37%
Female30%
Male47%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant37%
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 Students82%
Female95%
Male58%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin82%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant82%

Math

All Students47%
Female55%
Male33%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin47%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant47%

Reading

All Students28%
Female35%
Male17%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin28%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English28%
Non-migrant28%

Science

All Students84%
Female95%
Male67%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin84%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant84%

Social Studies

All Students94%
Female100%
Male84%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin94%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant94%
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 Students53%
Female68%
Male38%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled59%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant53%

Reading

All Students43%
Female64%
Male24%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled44%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant43%
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 Students44%
Female42%
Male45%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin44%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant44%

Reading

All Students23%
Female21%
Male25%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin23%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English23%
Non-migrant23%
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 Students24%
Female30%
Male20%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant24%

Reading

All Students19%
Female18%
Male20%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant19%
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 Students65%
Female60%
Male69%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%

Math

All Students43%
Female40%
Male46%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant43%

Reading

All Students29%
Female34%
Male28%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English29%
Non-migrant29%

Science

All Students78%
Female73%
Male82%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Non-migrant78%

Social Studies

All Students94%
Female87%
Male100%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant94%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White, not Hispanic 98% 73%
Hispanic 1% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 4%
Black, not Hispanic 0% 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 10%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%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 90%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 64%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
  • James Montgomery
Fax number
  • (715) 669-5403

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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605 S Clark St
Thorp, WI 54771
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Phone: (715) 669-5548

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