Richards Elementary School

  • Richards Elementary School serves 627 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (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 73% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Richards Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Richards Elementary School's student population of 627 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richards Elementary School 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richards Elementary School is 0.30, 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 School Rank#101 out of 2029 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
81%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.300.49
This chart display the diversity score of Richards Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Richards Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitefish Bay School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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