Black Hawk Middle School

  • Black Hawk Middle School serves 389 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (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 24% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Black Hawk Middle School's student population of 389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Black Hawk Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Black Hawk Middle School is 0.76, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1796 out of 2,027 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
12%
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Black
28%
9%
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White
33%
70%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Black Hawk Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.760.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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