Markesan Primary

200 S Margaret St
Markesan, WI 53946
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 204 students in grades Prekindergarten-2, Markesan Primary ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 43%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 41%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 204 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 40-49%
  • : 30-39%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Markesan Primary's student population of 204 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
204 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Markesan Primary is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WI)
(18-19)
40-49%
43%
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(18-19)
30-39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
9%
13%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
86%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.25
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 43% WI state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% WI state average).
How many students attend Markesan Primary?
204 students attend Markesan Primary.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Markesan Primary students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Markesan Primary?
Markesan Primary has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Markesan Primary offer ?
Markesan Primary offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Markesan Primary part of?
Markesan Primary is part of Markesan School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 204 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 40-49%
  • : 30-39%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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