10256 Greenwood Ln
Hayward, WI 54843
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Northern Waters Environmental School serves 39 students in grades 6-12.
Northern Waters Environmental School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Northern Waters Environmental School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Northern Waters Environmental School's student population of 39 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
39 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Northern Waters Environmental School is ranked within the bottom 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 Northern Waters Environmental School is 0.50, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1068 out of 2025 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
31%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
n/a
9%
White
64%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 39 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Top 30%)

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