Allis Elementary School

  • Allis Elementary School serves 510 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Allis Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Allis Elementary School's student population of 510 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Allis Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,027 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Allis Elementary School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
28%
11%
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Black
29%
9%
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White
24%
71%
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Two or more races
12%
3%
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Diversity Score0.770.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Allis Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Welcome toFrank Allis Elementary School
  • Home of the Wildcats
  • At Frank Allis, our mission is to ensure that everystudent has the knowledge and skills needed for academic achievementand a successful life. We proudly educate a diverse community of over400 students in four-year-old kindergarten through fifth grade. Students learn in small class sizes, with a 11 to 1 studentteacher ratio.
  • We are committed to developing and sustaining a school environment which encourages individuality and responsibility, celebrates diversity, fosters a desire to learn and supports every community member todiscover and strengthen their skills, talents and abilities so that each child is prepared to be a productive participant in our changing global society.
  • Proud to partner with families
  • Parents and families are an important part of our school community. We help you find ways to support your child`s learning at home andinvite you to come to school for monthly evening events, to volunteer in school and connect with your child`s teachers by phone, emailor in person. We believe that family events at school underscore the importance of learning.
  • Learning another languageis good for growing brains!
  • Frank Allis offers Dual Language Immersion (DLI) in Madison. DLI bringsnative Spanish speakers and native English speakers together in aclassroom where they learn side by side. Classes are taught in both Spanish and English. In a DLI classroom, students develop their first language while learning communication and literacy skills in a second language.
  • We strategically integrate technology to support learning
  • All of our students have access to their own a computer or tablet, which gives them more choice in how they learn and express ideas, lets students accelerate at their own pace, increases access to information and teaches vital digital literacy skills.

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