Beaver Dam High School

  • Beaver Dam High School serves 1,073 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (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 45% (which is equal to the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Beaver Dam 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

School Overview

  • Beaver Dam High School's student population of 1,073 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,073 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beaver Dam High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beaver Dam High School is 0.33, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1095 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Beaver Dam High 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)
45%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Beaver Dam High 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 Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Beaver Dam High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Beaver Dam High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Beaver Dam High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
80%
70%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beaver Dam High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.330.49
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Beaver Dam High School and public school graduation rate of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Beaver Dam High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beaver Dam High 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 NameBeaver Dam Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Beaver Dam High School is Don Smith Learning Academy (0.4 miles away)
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