Black River Falls High School

  • Black River Falls High School serves 512 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Black River Falls 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

School Overview

  • Black River Falls High School's student population of 512 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students512 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Black River Falls 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 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Black River Falls High School is 0.43, 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)#1804 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Black River Falls 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 Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
19%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
73%
70%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Black River Falls High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.430.49
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Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlack River Falls School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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