Amherst Middle School

  • Amherst Middle School serves 335 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 51% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Amherst Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Amherst Middle School's student population of 335 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students335 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Amherst Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amherst Middle School is 0.07, 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#583 out of 2029 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
95%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.070.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Amherst Middle 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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