Banta School

328 Sixth St
Menasha, WI 54952
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 174 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Banta School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 38%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 174 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : Top 50% in WI
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Banta School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Banta School's student population of 174 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Banta School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,991 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Banta School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WI)
#957 out of 1991 schools
(Top 50%)
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45-49%
39%
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30-34%
38%
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21-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
71%
13%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
25%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.44
This chart display the diversity score of Banta School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Banta School's ranking?
Banta School is ranked #957 out of 1,991 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average).
How many students attend Banta School?
174 students attend Banta School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Banta School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Banta School?
Banta School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Banta School offer ?
Banta School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Banta School part of?
Banta School is part of Menasha Joint School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 174 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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