Schurz Elementary School serves 277 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Schurz 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 277 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 58%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in WI
- Math Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education
Schurz Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Schurz Elementary School's student population of 277 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Schurz Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Schurz Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1294 out of 1984 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Schurz Elementary School's ranking?
Schurz Elementary School is ranked #1294 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
How many students attend Schurz Elementary School?
277 students attend Schurz Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Schurz Elementary School students are Hispanic, 42% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Schurz Elementary School?
Schurz Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Schurz Elementary School offer ?
Schurz Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Schurz Elementary School part of?
Schurz Elementary School is part of Watertown Unified School District.
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