Hawthorne Elementary School

  • Hawthorne Elementary School serves 387 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hawthorne 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 10:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Hawthorne Elementary School's student population of 387 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 46% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hawthorne 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 10:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hawthorne Elementary School is 0.78, 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)#1715 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
14%
4%
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Hispanic
28%
12%
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Black
27%
9%
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White
22%
70%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hawthorne Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.780.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawthorne Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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