Colby High School

705 N 2nd St
Colby, WI 54421
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Colby High School serves 281 students in grades 9-12.
Colby 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Colby High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Colby High School's student population of 281 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Colby 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Colby High School is 0.36, 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 Testing Rank
#1577 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
19%
12%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
78%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.360.49
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColby School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Colby High School is Abbotsford Middle/senior High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Colby Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colby Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colby Colby Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 390 students
    0.0 miles
    202 W Dolf St
    Colby, WI 54421
    (715) 223-3939
    0 K-5 390
  • Colby Colby Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 208 students
    0.0 miles
    703 N 2nd St
    Colby, WI 54421
    (715) 223-8869
    0 6-8 208
  • Colby Little Stars Pre-school
    Grades: PK | 46 students
    0.0 miles
    202 West Dolf St
    Colby, WI 54421
    (715) 223-2044
    0 PK 46
  • Abbotsford Abbotsford Middle/senior High School Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 370 students
    1.9 miles
    307 N 4th Ave
    Abbotsford, WI 54405
    (715) 223-2386
    1.9 6-12 370
  • Abbotsford Abbotsford Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 377 students
    2.2 miles
    510 W Hemlock St
    Abbotsford, WI 54405
    (715) 223-4281
    2.2 PK-5 377

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