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Waukesha Stem Academy

Charter | PK-8

 
 

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4 stars

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2011:
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Posted February 8, 2013

This is a the kind of school environment where your child will get out of it what they put in. It is an excellent environment for the child that is willing to explore and does not need as much structure in their school day. But this is a hard thing to know about your child when he/she is just starting kindergarten. My child attended STEM for K and first grade. At the time they were just starting and the teachers were often pulled out for meetings. It seemed rather disorganized and they were going to change their structure to 2 grade levels per classroom. I like the idea of a STEM school, and I do believe that it could work well for the right child. It may just need a few years to mature.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 16, 2012

The proactive learning style allows students to learn at a pace appropriate to the skills. The teachers are some of the area's best
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 27, 2012

I can't help but comment on the previous post. I also have a child who started at STEM this year in Kindergarten. I can't even begin to explain how she is THRIVING! The flexible groupings and switching rooms has allowed her to have very focused, personalized attention at the skill level she is at. In other schools I think my child would not have been challenged and would have been just floating in a standard classroom where teachers tend to focus on only the those who need extra help or those who are exceeding. This school though is not for everyone. If your child needs constant reminders to stay on task and need a very very structured setting then perhaps this school isn't for you. If it isn't then PLEASE PLEASE leave so that someone on the long waiting list to get into this excellent school can have your spot. Let the children who thrive in this environment have your spot. Also as far as switching rooms, the Level 1 staff has done an awesome job introducing this to the kids. I volunteer at the school and am amazed at how this little kids are soaring now that they have the chance to have some independence. Go STEM!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 26, 2012

With the switching of classes beginning in K5 there is mass confusion, children are overwhelmed and are falling thru the cracks. Pre and post tests on subjects come home showing nothing learned... hmm.. something wrong with the picture? Too overwhelming for little ones to be comingled with up to 168 different children in one day not to mention up to 4 different teachers.. Really? What were they thinking.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2012

My daughter started in kindergarten and she is now in 2nd grade. I have become increasingly disheartened by the quality of the content being taught and things my daughter is telling me. She expressed to me everyday that "reading class" consisted of reading to self. When I asked if the teachers get the kids together and teach the class how to read, she said, "no". For math, their activity consisted of an "I wonder" activity where the kids came up with things they wondered about. He does this have to do with math?! They have been in school for 3 weeks and not one shred of work has come home! I work in a public school and am becoming appalled by the lack of content being taught. My daughter visited a different school and was so happy to have a schedule, a desk, and "all the kids weren't allowed to talk all the time"!!!! Really?! It seems as though there is little to no structure and kids behaviors are being tolerated, despite other students needs for a quiet environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 7, 2012

I also agree w/ the 2 previously posted, & other positive reviews of STEM. I have recently moved from the city of Waukesha,& my child re-entered mainstream public school, w/a district in the top, for the GSR. I have noticed the difference in my child's interest in math, & extra curiosity in science. I definitely believe that WSA is the best place to be in the district, & credit Stem, & all of its creative & innovative teachers, and technology inspiring my child to excel, anywhere!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 13, 2012

The previous reviews are shockiing. The children are out for recess in a poorly maintained play area which isn't properly gated. They do have staff out with the children but they aren't really watching out for the safety of the children. There is an access point/ exit at each end of the unguarded open yard. There are students that have parents there. These students are favored and their behaviors are disregarded. The very young teachers are not accustomed to talking to dealing with all types of children. If the children behave like children they are frowned upon and become the center of teacher lounge gossip. There is a very poor teacher/ student ratio. The classes have way more students than one teacher can handle. They often give assignments with very little to no instruction at all. There isn't a pta so I have no clue as to the stars for parent involvement. On a positive note if you are looking for a less diverse school and your child is extremely independent and very well behaved this is the school for you
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 6, 2011

I don't understand the negative review. The school is organized. Their are boundaries between staff and students. There is great communication between the school and how your child is going. The teachers send emails regularly, so it is quite easy to email them any questions that you have in regards to how your child is doing. The teachers are amazing! Extremely motivated and inspiring. My youngest says that she wants to be a teacher when she grows up because she loves Wauksha Stem. The principal is wonderful. I have nothing but praise for Waukesha Stem. They are doing well on the State school district Performance report and I think that is only possible because they are doing things right.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 18, 2011

This school is disorganized with no boundriies between staff and students. There is also a lack of communication in regarnds to grades. With only 15 days left in the school year, my child has yet to receive a single grade in 4 subject areas for the third trimester, or a single paper home in those areas. If my child was failing, I would have no idea. This is disappointing because the curriculum on the website looks amazing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2011

I love the changes at Randall Stem Academy. My daughter is excelling due to all the changes that have been made. She has a wonderful repore with her teacher and other teachers in her grade. She is feeling more confident and happy with all the changes. I understand that the changes that have been made may be overwhelming to those used to the tradition school platform, but I strongly feel like the changes that have been made are really making the school a better learning environment. There is more of a sence of community at the school. For the first time ever my daughter is coming home excited telling me about what she has learned.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 8, 2011

principal is uncaring and unwilling to help students succeed. Worried more about meeting guidelines for receiving their funding. I can't wait to move my kids to a school that actually cares.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 28, 2010

I hope all of you that decided to put your children into STEM program at Randall are ready for a bumpy ride. Now that our tax money went into a school that is going to be watched over by the Goverment. Is this what you want your kids to be taught in school. Doesn't the Goverement have enough to worry about, now they want our children. I hope you guys know what you are doing by attening Randell. Best Wishes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2008

My daughters love this school and learning at it. They love reading and math art and science. The principal is a wonderful role model too.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 3, 2007

Randall is absolutely amazing. It is not our home school, but we opt in, thanks to Wisconsin's school choice program! I cannot possibly tell you how fabulous Randall is. The heart of the school, their principal (Bonnie Schlais) knows every teacher, student, and even some parents and siblings by face AND name! The teachers I have encoutered so far are phenomenal. Mrs. Steighner (kindergarten) was the best teacher I could have dreamed up for my daughter. The most fantastic part about Randall, that sets it apart from all other Waukesha Public Schools, is that they incorporate so many 'extras' in to school life. For instance, listening conferences at the beginning of each year, for teachers to get to KNOW the children personally. Excellent communication between teachers and parents and principal and parents. They all go the extra mile. HOORAY FOR RANDALL!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2006

Wonderful school with a fantastic, involved, well-loved principal. The building and grounds are well maintained and all the teachers I have dealt with thus far have been above average in communication, expectations for students, enthusiasm and kindness. I highly recommend this school and its staff.
—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 49% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
67%

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 34% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
34%

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
n/a
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 75% in 2014.

73 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

73 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
72%

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

73 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
49%

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2014.

73 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
87%

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 91% in 2014.

73 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
95%

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
n/a
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 50% in 2014.

82 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
62%

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

82 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
42%

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
n/a
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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
66%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
52%

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
n/a
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.

107 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
77%

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 37% in 2014.

107 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
48%

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
n/a
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.

101 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
75%

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 45% in 2014.

101 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
62%

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

101 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
50%

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2014.

101 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
90%

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

101 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
92%

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
n/a
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 Students67%
Female74%
Male61%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin65%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant67%

Reading

All Students34%
Female40%
Male29%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin32%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant34%
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 Students80%
Female87%
Male72%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin78%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities45%
Not disabled86%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant80%

Math

All Students72%
Female71%
Male71%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin72%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities45%
Not disabled76%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant72%

Reading

All Students49%
Female58%
Male40%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin49%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities18%
Not disabled55%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant49%

Science

All Students87%
Female87%
Male88%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin90%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities72%
Not disabled90%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant87%

Social Studies

All Students95%
Female95%
Male95%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin97%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities91%
Not disabled95%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant95%
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 Students62%
Female63%
Male62%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin67%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled67%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant62%

Reading

All Students42%
Female48%
Male37%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin44%
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled46%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant42%
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 Students66%
Female70%
Male61%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin74%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Not migrant66%

Reading

All Students52%
Female65%
Male41%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin57%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English52%
Not migrant52%
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 Students77%
Female83%
Male74%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin77%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities66%
Not disabled78%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant77%

Reading

All Students48%
Female41%
Male50%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin50%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities50%
Not disabled47%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English48%
Not migrant48%
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 Students75%
Female78%
Male70%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin79%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled80%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant75%

Math

All Students62%
Female60%
Male62%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin66%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled66%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant62%

Reading

All Students50%
Female56%
Male43%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin52%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled54%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant50%

Science

All Students90%
Female92%
Male88%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin94%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled92%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant90%

Social Studies

All Students92%
Female92%
Male92%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin94%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled93%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant92%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White, not Hispanic 78% 73%
Hispanic 10% 10%
Asian 8% 4%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Black, not Hispanic 1% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Female 144%N/A48%
Disabled students 29%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 218%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 22%N/A6%
Male 156%N/A52%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 55%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 52%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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114 S Charles St
Waukesha, WI 53186
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