Giese Elementary School

  • Giese Elementary School serves 292 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Giese 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Giese Elementary School's student population of 292 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students292 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Giese Elementary 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 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Giese Elementary School is 0.66, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1906 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
18%
12%
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Black
49%
9%
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White
26%
70%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Giese Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.660.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Giese Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRacine Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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