Orchard Ridge Elementary School

  • Orchard Ridge Elementary School serves 337 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Orchard Ridge Elementary School's student population of 337 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orchard Ridge Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orchard Ridge Elementary School is 0.75, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1705 out of 2,027 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Orchard Ridge Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
19%
12%
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Black
32%
9%
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White
32%
70%
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Two or more races
12%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Orchard Ridge Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.750.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Orchard Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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