James Williams Middle School

  • James Williams Middle School serves 500 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (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 27% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • James Williams Middle 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 15:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

School Overview

  • James Williams Middle School's student population of 500 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students500 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Williams Middle 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Williams Middle School is 0.15, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1734 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
92%
70%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Williams Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.150.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRhinelander School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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