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Green Tree Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 482 students

 

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Posted November 16, 2010

All 3 of my children have gone to Green Tree. A previous parent reported little homework, but I find that my kids get homework every night of the week, so I am not sure how much more they expected or was given at that time. The ABC parent group covers a majority of field trips, which is nice. I find the teachers are also more than willing to meet with you to discuss your childs progress.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2009

My daughter graduated from this school from Kindergarten to Grade 5. There were many ups and downs. Although it is a small school, the education environment is wonderful. Green Tree had an upgrade plus renovation and the place looks new and upto date. Green Tree's principal and most of the teachers are great. Nothing is perfect. My best advice is to work closely with the teachers. Your kid also need to find his/her own friends and allies to excel in one's work. 'Seek and ye shall find!' From our experience, Green Tree School always put in the extra mile to make the difference. This is a great school. Chris
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Posted February 27, 2009

I am very disappointed in this school. Kids get very little homework. My child's spelling grades dropped from scoring in the 90's at her previous school to 70's and 60's at Greentree. When I told the teacher that my child used to get a spelling packet which included a grammar lesson, cursive writing lesson, the teacher gave them a spelling contract where they had to make up their own word search puzzle, had to alphabetize words, find definitions of words from dictionary. There is a huge gap in quality when comparing the spelling packet to the spelling contract.
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Posted August 28, 2008

I am a parent and both of my children went to this school, we loved it. They are very caring and attentive. They recognized within 3 weeks of my daughter starting that she was advanced and needed additional attention. They helped her excell even more. There is alot of fun activities to connect with other families. I would recommend Greentree very highly.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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 50% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
75%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
78%
Social Studies

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

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
91%
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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
84%
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 Students38%
Female34%
Male41%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin39%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities21%
Non-disabled41%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English39%
Non-migrant38%

Reading

All Students20%
Female16%
Male23%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin21%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities7%
Non-disabled22%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English21%
Non-migrant20%
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 Students81%
Female73%
Male87%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin87%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant81%

Math

All Students64%
Female54%
Male70%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin68%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant64%

Reading

All Students38%
Female35%
Male41%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin41%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant38%

Science

All Students82%
Female73%
Male89%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin87%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant82%

Social Studies

All Students97%
Female92%
Male100%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin98%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant97%
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 Students65%
Female66%
Male63%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin68%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled71%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant65%

Reading

All Students47%
Female48%
Male47%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin49%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled52%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant47%
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

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%
Hispanic 9% 10%
Multiracial 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 1%
Asian 1% 4%
Black, not Hispanic 1% 10%
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 12%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 5%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 80%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 73%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
  • Katie Weyer
Fax number
  • (262) 335-8243

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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1330 Green Tree Rd
West Bend, WI 53090
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