De Forest Middle School

  • De Forest Middle School serves 1,005 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) 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 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • De Forest Middle School's student population of 1,005 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students1,005 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • De Forest Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of De Forest Middle School is 0.31, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#439 out of 2,027 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of De Forest 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)
50%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of De Forest 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 Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in De Forest Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in De Forest Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in De Forest Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in De Forest Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
83%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in De Forest Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in De Forest Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.310.28
This chart display the diversity score of De Forest Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in De Forest Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in De Forest Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDe Forest Area School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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