Memorial High School

201 S Gammon Rd
Madison, WI 53717
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Memorial High School serves 1,944 students in grades 9-12.
Memorial 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Memorial High School's student population of 1,944 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,944 students
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Total Classroom Teachers122 teachers
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School Comparison

Memorial 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Memorial High School is 0.69, 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
#430 out of 2029 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
12%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
12%
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Black
16%
9%
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White
50%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.49
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Graduation Rate
88%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 Memorial High School is 21st Century Eschool (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jefferson Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madison Jefferson Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 514 students
    0.1 miles
    101 S Gammon Rd
    Madison, WI 53717
    (608) 663-6403
    0.1 6-8 514
  • Madison Muir Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 407 students
    0.4 miles
    6602 Inner Dr
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 663-8170
    0.4 PK-5 407
  • Madison Stephens Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
    1.2 miles
    120 S Rosa Rd
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 204-1900
    1.2 PK-5 578
  • Madison Crestwood Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
    1.3 miles
    5930 Old Sauk Rd
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 204-1120
    1.3 PK-5 344
  • Madison Falk Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    1.7 miles
    6323 Woodington Way
    Madison, WI 53711
    (608) 204-2180
    1.7 PK-5 367

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