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Tomah Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 677 students

 
 

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Posted November 13, 2008

I go to school here and the punishments are rediculous. If you interrupt you go to the intervention room but the teachers are great.There are so many extracurricular activities you'll need both your fingers and toes to count them all.Most of the classes are fun and easy to go to.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 6, 2007

TMS has and is the most involved school.Due to military traveling my daughter was confused in english to Spanish,math,mostly all subjects,because these teachers principal and even the school district got involved my daughter is escalating in her grades. She loves Wisconsin teachers so much she told me, she enjoys how the teachers take time to discuss any issues that she might not understand,'They really care mom',because of this we shall be permanent residents of Wisconsin and we are very thankful to teachers and the district that have taken the time to educate my child. My daughter will thank them and truly miss TMS next year. She says that the high school teachers are just as TMS and she can't wait to start.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 23, 2006

My daughter has attended TMS all three years and she absolutely cherishes this Middle-school she tells me her teachers are cool because they listen and genuinely care about her education. She has excelled in all her classes especially in Math, English, as well as Reading. TMS is continually looking for new approaches to nurture student minds. Parents as well as the community involvement is praiseworthy also.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 47% in 2014.

167 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
34%

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

167 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
41%

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
88%

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

The state average for Math was 47% in 2014.

205 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
28%

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 37% in 2014.

205 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
33%

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
90%
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.

200 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 45% in 2014.

200 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
35%

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

200 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
32%

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2014.

200 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
88%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%
Social Studies

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

200 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
87%
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 Students34%
Female36%
Male31%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin36%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities6%
Non-disabled41%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English34%
Non-migrant34%

Reading

All Students41%
Female50%
Male35%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin45%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled51%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant41%
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 Students28%
Female26%
Male29%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin30%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities3%
Non-disabled32%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant28%

Reading

All Students33%
Female33%
Male33%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin34%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities3%
Non-disabled38%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant33%
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 Students68%
Female71%
Male64%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin65%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities27%
Non-disabled74%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant68%

Math

All Students35%
Female31%
Male38%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin34%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled39%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant35%

Reading

All Students32%
Female33%
Male30%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin29%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities7%
Non-disabled36%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant32%

Science

All Students88%
Female85%
Male88%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin86%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities48%
Non-disabled93%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant88%

Social Studies

All Students82%
Female82%
Male83%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin82%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities48%
Non-disabled87%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant82%
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%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 4% 1%
Hispanic 4% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 3% 10%
Asian 1% 4%
Multiracial 1% 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 44%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 84%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 58%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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Tomah, WI 54660
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