Lafollette High School

702 Pflaum Rd
Madison, WI 53716
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,532 students in grades 9-12, Lafollette High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,532 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : 86% (Btm 50% in WI)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lafollette High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

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School Overview

Lafollette High School's student population of 1,532 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,532 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
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School Rankings

Lafollette High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lafollette High School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (WI)
#1551 out of 1984 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lafollette High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
27%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lafollette High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
31%
13%
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Black
23%
9%
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White
31%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.75
This chart display the diversity score of Lafollette High School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
86%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lafollette High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lafollette High School's ranking?
Lafollette High School is ranked #1551 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are Lafollette High School often compared to?
Lafollette High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East High School, Monona Grove High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lafollette High School?
The graduation rate of Lafollette High School is 86%, which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 87%.
How many students attend Lafollette High School?
1,532 students attend Lafollette High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
31% of Lafollette High School students are Hispanic, 31% of students are White, 23% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lafollette High School?
Lafollette High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Lafollette High School offer ?
Lafollette High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Lafollette High School part of?
Lafollette High School is part of Madison Metropolitan School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,532 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : 86% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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