La Crosse Design Institute Middle School

  • La Crosse Design Institute Middle School serves 55 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • La Crosse Design Institute 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • La Crosse Design Institute Middle School's student population of 55 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • La Crosse Design Institute Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,027 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of La Crosse Design Institute Middle School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
91%
71%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Crosse Design Institute Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.170.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in La Crosse Design Institute Middle 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 NameLa Crosse School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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