Northern Lights Elementary School

1201 N 28th St
Superior, WI 54880
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Northern Lights Elementary School serves 602 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Northern Lights Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Northern Lights Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Northern Lights Elementary School's student population of 602 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students602 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Northern Lights Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Northern Lights Elementary School is 0.41, 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
#1643 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
76%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSuperior School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Northern Lights Elementary School is Superior High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Superior Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Superior Superior High School Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,309 student
    0.4 miles
    2600 Catlin Ave
    Superior, WI 54880
    (715) 394-8720
    0.4 9-12 1,309
  • Superior Superior Community Preschool
    Grades: PK | 181 students
    0.5 miles
    3025 Tower Ave
    Superior, WI 54880
    (715) 394-8700
    0.5 PK 181
  • Superior Superior Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 971 students
    0.7 miles
    3626 Hammond Ave
    Superior, WI 54880
    (715) 394-8740
    0.7 6-8 971
  • Superior Great Lakes Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
    1.1 miles
    129 N 28th St E
    Superior, WI 54880
    (715) 395-8500
    1.1 PK-5 451
  • Superior Cooper Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 403 students
    1.5 miles
    1807 Missouri Ave
    Superior, WI 54880
    (715) 394-8790
    1.5 PK-5 403

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