201 S Gammon Rd
Madison, WI 53717
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Memorial High School serves 2,065 students in grades 9-12.
Memorial High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Memorial High School's student population of 2,065 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
2,065 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
124 teachers
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School Rankings

Memorial High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Memorial High School is 0.71, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#756 out of 2025 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
13%
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Black
15%
9%
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White
46%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
89%
88%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,065 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in WI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71

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