Gaston Elementary School

1515 W Grand Ave
Beloit, WI 53511
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Gaston Elementary School serves 345 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Gaston 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 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Gaston Elementary School's student population of 345 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Rankings

Gaston 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 Gaston Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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
#1759 out of 2025 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
12%
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Black
19%
9%
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White
43%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBeloit School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gaston Elementary School is Memorial High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cunningham Intermediate (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Beloit Cunningham Intermediate Math: 16% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 623 students
    0.4 miles
    910 Townline Ave
    Beloit, WI 53511
    (608) 361-2205
    0.4 4-8 623
  • Beloit Hackett Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 376 students
    0.6 miles
    625 Eighth St
    Beloit, WI 53511
    (608) 361-2405
    0.6 PK-3 376
  • Beloit Beloit Early Learning
    Grades: PK | 59 students
    0.7 miles
    1633 Keeler Ave
    Beloit, WI 53511
    (608) 361-4033
    0.7 PK 59
  • South Beloit Riverview Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-4 | 236 students
    0.7 miles
    306 Miller St
    South Beloit, IL 61080
    (815) 389-1231
    0.7 2-4 236
  • Beloit Memorial High School Math: 11% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,768 student
    1.2 miles
    1225 4th St
    Beloit, WI 53511
    (608) 361-3005
    1.2 9-12 1,768

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