Beaver Dam High School

Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 5 1 (1 review)
Beaver Dam High School serves 1,073 students in grades 9-12.
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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Beaver Dam High School is 0.35, 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
#1545 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
17%
12%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
79%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.49
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Graduation Rate
92%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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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 to Beaver Dam High School is Don Smith Learning Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Beaver Dam Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Beaver Dam Bdusd4kids

    0.3 miles
    705 Mckinley St
    Beaver Dam, WI 53916
    (920) 885-7300
    0.3 n/a n/a
  • Beaver Dam Don Smith Learning Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 72 students
    0.4 miles
    400 E Burnett St
    Beaver Dam, WI 53916
    (920) 885-7423
    0.4 9-12 72
  • Beaver Dam Lincoln Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 217 students
    0.4 miles
    210 Gould St
    Beaver Dam, WI 53916
    (920) 885-7396
    0.4 K-5 217
  • Beaver Dam Prairie View Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 448 students
    0.8 miles
    510 N Crystal Lake Rd
    Beaver Dam, WI 53916
    (920) 885-7380
    0.8 PK-5 448
  • Beaver Dam Beaver Dam Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 758 students
    0.9 miles
    108 4th St
    Beaver Dam, WI 53916
    (920) 885-7365
    0.9 6-8 758

School Reviews

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I have been very happy with the teachers and principals in BD. We can from southeastern Wisconsin and I feel staff get to know my children better here more than our previous district. All of my kids have had good experiences, and the schools have a ton of variety in courses and experiences.
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