Amherst Elementary School

  • Amherst Elementary School serves 419 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

School Overview

  • Amherst Elementary School's student population of 419 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students419 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Amherst Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Amherst Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Amherst Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amherst Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#730 out of 2,027 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
43%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amherst Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Amherst Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Amherst Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Amherst Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
98%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Amherst Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Amherst Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.040.28
This chart display the diversity score of Amherst Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Amherst Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTomorrow River School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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