Elvehjem Elementary School

  • Elvehjem Elementary School serves 447 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Elvehjem Elementary School's student population of 447 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elvehjem Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elvehjem Elementary School is 0.58, 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#686 out of 2,027 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Elvehjem Elementary 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 Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
12%
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Black
10%
9%
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White
62%
70%
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Two or more races
13%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Elvehjem Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.580.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Elvehjem Elementary 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 NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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