Schenk Elementary School

230 Schenk St
Madison, WI 53714
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Schenk Elementary School serves 421 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Schenk 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 14% (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 25% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Schenk Elementary School's student population of 421 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Schenk 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 Schenk Elementary School is 0.76, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1833 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
28%
12%
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Black
24%
9%
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White
32%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.760.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Schenk Elementary School is Monona Grove High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Whitehorse Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madison Whitehorse Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 452 students
    0.0 miles
    218 Schenk St
    Madison, WI 53714
    (608) 204-4480
    0 6-8 452
  • Madison Lowell Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 348 students
    0.9 miles
    401 Maple Ave
    Madison, WI 53704
    (608) 204-6600
    0.9 PK-5 348
  • Madison Allis Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 489 students
    1.0 miles
    4201 Buckeye Rd
    Madison, WI 53716
    (608) 204-1056
    1 PK-5 489
  • Madison Nuestro Mundo Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 309 students
    1.0 miles
    902 Nichols Rd
    Madison, WI 53716
    (608) 204-1076
    1 K-5 309
  • Madison Kennedy Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
    1.3 miles
    221 Meadowlark Dr
    Madison, WI 53714
    (608) 204-3420
    1.3 PK-5 530

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