Howe Elementary School

221 8th St N
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Howe Elementary School serves 326 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Howe 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to 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 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Howe Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Howe Elementary School's student population of 326 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Howe 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Howe Elementary School is 0.41, 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
#1119 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
76%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWisconsin Rapids School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Howe Elementary School is East Junior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wisconsin Rapids East Junior High School Math: 30% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-9 | 719 students
    0.3 miles
    311 Lincoln St
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
    (715) 424-6730
    0.3 8-9 719
  • Wisconsin Rapids Wrps Four-year-old Kindergarten And Pk Early Childhood
    Grades: PK | 175 students
    0.3 miles
    510 Peach St
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
    (715) 424-6721
    0.3 PK 175
  • Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,119 student
    1.0 miles
    1801 16th St S
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
    (715) 424-6750
    1 10-12 1,119
  • Wisconsin Rapids Washington Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 331 students
    1.3 miles
    2911 Washington St
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
    (715) 424-6788
    1.3 PK-5 331
  • Wisconsin Rapids Mead Elementary Charter School Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    1.4 miles
    241 17th Ave S
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
    (715) 424-6777
    1.4 PK-5 367

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