Lafollette High School

702 Pflaum Rd
Madison, WI 53716
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lafollette High School serves 1,560 students in grades 9-12.
Lafollette High 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 30% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Lafollette High School's student population of 1,560 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
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School Comparison

Lafollette High 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 Lafollette High School is 0.74, 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 Testing Rank
#1696 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
24%
12%
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Black
21%
9%
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White
39%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.740.49
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Graduation Rate
85%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lafollette High School is Monona Grove Liberal Arts (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sennett Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madison Sennett Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 671 students
    0.1 miles
    502 Pflaum Rd
    Madison, WI 53716
    (608) 204-1920
    0.1 6-8 671
  • Madison Glendale Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
    0.4 miles
    1201 Tompkins Dr
    Madison, WI 53716
    (608) 204-2400
    0.4 PK-5 509
  • Madison Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 41 students
    0.4 miles
    5301 Monona Dr
    Madison, WI 53716
    (608) 316-1924
    0.4 9-12 41
  • Madison Monona Grove High School Math: 53% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,024 student
    0.8 miles
    4400 Monona Dr
    Madison, WI 53716
    (608) 221-7666
    0.8 9-12 1,024
  • Madison Winnequah School Math: 70% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 580 students
    1.0 miles
    800 Greenway Rd
    Madison, WI 53716
    (608) 221-7677
    1 PK-5 580

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