624 College St, Rm 104
Medford, WI 54451
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Rural Virtual Academy serves 540 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Rural Virtual Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Rural Virtual Academy's student population of 540 students has grown by 80% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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State Accredited Program
Yes
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

Rural Virtual Academy 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 Rural Virtual Academy is 0.27, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1332 out of 2025 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
30:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
85%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
6%
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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: Online School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 540 students
  • State Accredited: Yes
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in WI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Top 50%)

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