Fort Atkinson Middle School

310 S 4th St E
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Fort Atkinson Middle School serves 633 students in grades 6-8.
Fort Atkinson Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Fort Atkinson Middle School's student population of 633 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students633 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Fort Atkinson Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Fort Atkinson Middle School is 0.33, 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
#689 out of 2029 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
12%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
81%
70%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.330.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Atkinson School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fort Atkinson Middle School is Fort Atkinson High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Middle School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Luther Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Atkinson Luther Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 258 students
    0.4 miles
    205 Park St
    Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
    (920) 568-4465
    0.4 PK-5 258
  • Fort Atkinson Purdy Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
    0.4 miles
    719 S Main St
    Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
    (920) 563-7822
    0.4 PK-5 358
  • Fort Atkinson Barrie Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 278 students
    1.0 miles
    1000 Harriette St
    Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
    (920) 563-7817
    1 PK-5 278
  • Fort Atkinson Fort Atkinson 4k
    Grades: PK | 131 students
    1.0 miles
    1000 Harriette St
    Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
    (920) 563-7817
    1 PK 131
  • Fort Atkinson Rockwell Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 250 students
    1.1 miles
    821 Monroe St
    Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
    (920) 563-7818
    1.1 PK-5 250

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