Bird Elementary School

  • Bird Elementary School serves 458 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • 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 33% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

Bird Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

  • Bird Elementary School's student population of 458 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students458 students
This chart display total students of Bird Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Bird Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Bird Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Bird Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Bird Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bird Elementary School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1289 out of 2,027 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 Bird Elementary 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)
33%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bird Elementary 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 Ratio12:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bird Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Bird Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bird Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bird Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bird Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
63%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bird Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Bird Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bird Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.570.28
This chart display the diversity score of Bird Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bird Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bird Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSun Prairie Area School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Bird Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.
Millions of people struggle with mental health issues on a daily basis, but no one wants to think that these issues might affect children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know what your child needs and to provide it. This includes identifying problem behaviors and seeking treatment when your child needs help.
Students all over the nation go hungry every day not because their schools don’t offer lunch, but because they refuse them to children with outstanding debts. Read on to learn about the horror that is lunch shaming and what can be done about it.