Amherst Elementary School

  • Amherst Elementary School serves 381 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Amherst Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Amherst Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

  • Amherst Elementary School's student population of 381 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Amherst Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amherst Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank#305 out of 2029 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Amherst Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
12%
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Black
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9%
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White
98%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.080.49
This chart display the diversity score of Amherst Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Amherst Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTomorrow River School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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