Southern Bluffs Elementary School

  • Southern Bluffs Elementary School serves 328 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Southern Bluffs Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 29%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Southern Bluffs Elementary School's student population of 328 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern Bluffs Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,027 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southern Bluffs Elementary School is 0.26, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southern Bluffs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern Bluffs 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Southern Bluffs Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southern Bluffs Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southern Bluffs Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
86%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southern Bluffs Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southern Bluffs Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.260.26
This chart display the diversity score of Southern Bluffs Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern Bluffs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLa Crosse School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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