8332 Northwestern Ave
Racine, WI 53406
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Gifford Elementary School serves 1,558 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Gifford 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 35% (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 38% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Gifford Elementary School's student population of 1,558 students has grown by 66% over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has grown by 60% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
1,558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
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School Rankings

Gifford 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 Gifford Elementary School is 0.43, 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 Data
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State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1250 out of 2025 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
12%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
74%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 1,558 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43 (Top 30%)

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