Emerson Elementary School

2101 Campbell Rd
La Crosse, WI 54601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Emerson Elementary School serves 354 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Emerson Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Emerson Elementary School's student population of 354 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Emerson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Emerson Elementary 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 Testing Rank
#488 out of 2029 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
77%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLa Crosse School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Emerson Elementary School is Central High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lincoln Middle School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Crosse La Crosse Offsite Preschool
    Grades: PK | 108 students
    0.9 miles
    807 East Ave S
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608) 789-7006
    0.9 PK 108
  • La Crosse Lincoln Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 313 students
    1.1 miles
    510 9th St S
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608) 789-7780
    1.1 6-8 313
  • La Crosse La Crosse Design Institute Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 53 students
    1.3 miles
    1900 Denton St
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608) 789-7670
    1.3 6-8 53
  • La Crosse Longfellow Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 484 students
    1.3 miles
    1900 Denton St
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608) 789-7670
    1.3 6-8 484
  • La Crosse School Of Technology And Arts Ii Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 39 students
    1.3 miles
    510 9th St S
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608) 789-7780
    1.3 6-8 39

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