220 Kroncke Dr
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School serves 1,144 students in grades 8-9.
Cardinal Heights Upper 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

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School Overview

Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School's student population of 1,144 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-9
Total Students
1,144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
88 teachers
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School Rankings

Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School is 0.52, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1177 out of 2025 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
12%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
68%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Students: 1,144 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 20%)

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