Black River Falls Middle School

  • Black River Falls Middle School serves 394 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Black River Falls Middle 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Black River Falls Middle School's student population of 394 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students394 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Black River Falls Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,027 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Black River Falls Middle School is 0.41, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank
62%
28%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Black River Falls Middle 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
20%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
74%
71%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Black River Falls Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.410.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlack River Falls School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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