New Directions Learning Community

  • New Directions Learning Community serves 239 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • New Directions Learning Community placed in the top 5% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

New Directions Learning Community places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

  • New Directions Learning Community's student population of 239 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 180% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Directions Learning Community is ranked within the top 5% 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 New Directions Learning Community is 0.19, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank#85 out of 2029 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New Directions Learning Community and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Directions Learning Community 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1n/a
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in New Directions Learning Community and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in New Directions Learning Community and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in New Directions Learning Community and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
90%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in New Directions Learning Community and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Directions Learning Community. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.190.49
This chart display the diversity score of New Directions Learning Community and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in New Directions Learning Community and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Directions Learning Community and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKaukauna Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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