Fort Atkinson High School

  • Fort Atkinson High School serves 910 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (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 42% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fort Atkinson High 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 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

School Overview

  • Fort Atkinson High School's student population of 910 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students910 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Atkinson High 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 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Atkinson High School is 0.26, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1111 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Atkinson High 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)
42%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Atkinson High 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
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
12%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
85%
70%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Atkinson High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.260.49
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Graduation Rate≤1%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
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 Fort Atkinson High 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 NameFort Atkinson School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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