Glacier Creek Middle School

Glacier Creek Middle School serves 625 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the WI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Glacier Creek Middle School operates within the Middleton-cross Plains Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 625 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 625 students
Glacier Creek Middle School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Glacier Creek Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2012)
Students by Grade Glacier Creek Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Glacier Creek Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
3%
Glacier Creek Middle School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Glacier Creek Middle School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
5%
11%
Glacier Creek Middle School Black (1997-2012)
White
84%
73%
Glacier Creek Middle School White (1997-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Glacier Creek Middle School Sch Ethnicity Glacier Creek Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.29 0.44
Glacier Creek Middle School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
34%
Glacier Creek Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
6%
Glacier Creek Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,446 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Middleton-cross Plains Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 6,446 908
Middleton-cross Plains Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $12 MM
Middleton-cross Plains Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $75 MM $12 MM
Middleton-cross Plains Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,531 $12,827
Middleton-cross Plains Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,746 $12,642
Middleton-cross Plains Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Middleton Alternative High School (6.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kromrey Middle School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Park Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cross Plains Park Elementary School
    1209 Park St
    Cross Plains , WI , 53528
    (608)829-9250
    1.1  mi  |  351  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Middleton Sunset Ridge Elementary School
    8686 Airport Rd
    Middleton , WI , 53562
    (608)829-9300
    2.7  mi  |  529  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Verona West Middleton Elementary School
    7627 West Mineral Point Rd
    Verona , WI , 53593
    (608)829-9360
    4.7  mi  |  409  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Black Earth Black Earth Elementary School
    1133 Center St
    Black Earth , WI , 53515
    (608)767-2251
    5.8  mi  |  213  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Middleton Clark Street Community School
    Charter School
    2429 Clark St
    Middleton , WI , 53562
    (608)829-9640
    Charter School
    6.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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