6323 Woodington Way
Madison, WI 53711
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Falk Elementary School serves 389 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Falk Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 389 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Falk Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Falk Elementary School's student population of 389 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Falk Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Falk Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1689 out of 2025 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
25-29%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
25-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
31%
13%
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Black
21%
9%
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White
30%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
5%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Falk Elementary School's ranking?

Falk Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%), Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).

How many students attend Falk Elementary School?

389 students attend Falk Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

31% of Falk Elementary School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 21% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Falk Elementary School?

Falk Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.

What grades does Falk Elementary School offer ?

Falk Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Falk Elementary School part of?

Falk Elementary School is part of Madison Metropolitan School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 389 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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