1050 E Woodland Ave
Barron, WI 54812
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Barron High School serves 321 students in grades 9-12.
Barron High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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

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School Overview

Barron High School's student population of 321 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Barron High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Barron High School is 0.40, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1847 out of 2025 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
13%
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Black
13%
9%
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White
76%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in WI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40

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