Colby Middle School

  • Colby Middle School serves 208 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 26% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Colby 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Colby Middle School's student population of 208 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students208 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Colby Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Colby Middle 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 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Colby Middle School is 0.39, 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)#1700 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Colby Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colby 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Colby Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Colby Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2001-02 school year data.
Hispanic
25%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Colby Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Colby Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
74%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Colby Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Colby Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.390.49
This chart display the diversity score of Colby Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Colby Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colby Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColby School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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