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Franklin Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 357 students

 

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Posted November 13, 2007

Franklin is a fantastic school community with extremely dedicated teachers and staff! They are a model site for the Reading First program where they teach other teachers in Wisconsin how to teach innovative reading techniques. Great school!
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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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 34% in 2014.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
38%

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
84%
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.

58 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
84%

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

58 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
52%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

58 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
38%

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2014.

58 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
85%

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
77%
Social Studies

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

58 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
95%

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
95%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
42%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

43 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
37%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
93%

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

Math

All Students44%
Female48%
Male41%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian18%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin61%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learners21%
Proficient in English53%
Not migrant44%

Reading

All Students38%
Female43%
Male34%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian0%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin61%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabledn/a
English learners7%
Proficient in English50%
Not migrant38%
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 Students84%
Female87%
Male82%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian72%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin88%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled90%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Not migrant84%

Math

All Students52%
Female50%
Male53%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian54%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin59%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled54%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English56%
Not migrant52%

Reading

All Students38%
Female42%
Male35%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian27%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin44%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled42%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English44%
Not migrant38%

Science

All Students85%
Female83%
Male86%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian81%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin90%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled86%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Not migrant85%

Social Studies

All Students95%
Female92%
Male97%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin97%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled96%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
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 Students42%
Female50%
Male35%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin50%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled53%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English49%
Not migrant42%

Reading

All Students37%
Female45%
Male30%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin50%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled44%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Not migrant37%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White, not Hispanic 62% 73%
Asian 20% 4%
Multiracial 8% 2%
Hispanic 5% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 4% 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
Disabled students 15%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 20%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 97%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 95%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
  • Jon Euting
Fax number
  • (715) 261-2144

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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1509 N 5th St
Wausau, WI 54403
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