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Central Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 624 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted July 6, 2012

Good school, good teachers, good vice principle, and pretty good conduct by the students. My one issue has to do with the teaching staff being on the same page with grading standards. The 0 - 4 grading system is supposed to solve that issue but it appears there isn't enough emphasis on standardizing the application of it.


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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.

188 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

188 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
41%

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
84%

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

The state average for Math was 47% in 2014.

182 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
41%

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 37% in 2014.

182 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
40%

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
76%
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.

189 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
61%
Math

The state average for Math was 45% in 2014.

189 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
48%

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

189 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2014.

189 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
80%
Social Studies

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

189 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
86%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
81%

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 Students51%
Female46%
Male55%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin56%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities26%
Not disabled53%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English52%
Not migrant51%

Reading

All Students41%
Female45%
Male37%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic24%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin46%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities0%
Not disabled45%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Not 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 Students41%
Female45%
Male35%
Black, not of Hispanic origin20%
Asiann/a
Hispanic16%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin49%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities14%
Not disabled44%
English learners0%
Proficient in English44%
Not migrant41%

Reading

All Students40%
Female51%
Male29%
Black, not of Hispanic origin20%
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin47%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities9%
Not disabled45%
English learners0%
Proficient in English44%
Not migrant40%
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%
Female73%
Male65%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin72%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities28%
Not disabled73%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Not migrant68%

Math

All Students48%
Female45%
Male50%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin56%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities14%
Not disabled52%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Not migrant48%

Reading

All Students36%
Female46%
Male30%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin40%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities5%
Not disabled40%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English38%
Not migrant36%

Science

All Students80%
Female83%
Male77%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin84%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities38%
Not disabled84%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Not migrant80%

Social Studies

All Students86%
Female89%
Male84%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin89%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities53%
Not disabled90%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Not migrant86%
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 74% 73%
Hispanic 17% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 5% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 1%
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 10%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 6%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 89%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 81%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 97%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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