Mcfarland High School

  • Mcfarland High School serves 676 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mcfarland High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Mcfarland High School's student population of 676 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students676 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcfarland High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mcfarland High School is 0.26, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#407 out of 2029 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mcfarland 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mcfarland High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
9%
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White
86%
70%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mcfarland High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.260.49
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Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mcfarland High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcfarland School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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