Spence Elementary School

  • Spence Elementary School serves 392 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the WI average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
  • Spence Elementary School operates within the La Crosse School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 392 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students392 students
Spence Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Spence Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Spence Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeSpence Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Spence Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Spence Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2012)
Asian
11%
4%
Spence Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
3%
11%
Spence Elementary School Black Students (2001-2016)
Black
4%
9%
Spence Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
75%
71%
Spence Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Spence Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsSpence Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.420.26
Spence Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
34%
Spence Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
Spence Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

District Comparison

  • La Crosse School District's student population of 6,790 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,113 is higher than the state average of $14,677. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,783 is higher than the state average of $14,468. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameLa Crosse School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
3
Number of Students Managed6,790848
La Crosse School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$102 MM$12 MM
La Crosse School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$106 MM$12 MM
La Crosse School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$15,113$14,677
La Crosse School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$15,783$14,468
La Crosse School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Crosse Central High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1072 students
    0.3 miles
    1801 Losey Blvd S
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608)789-7900
    0.3 9-12 1072
  • La Crosse La Crosse Design Institute Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 55 students
    0.6 miles
    1900 Denton St
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608)789-7670
    0.6 6-8 55
  • La Crosse Longfellow Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 521 students
    0.6 miles
    1900 Denton St
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608)789-7670
    0.6 6-8 521
  • La Crosse School Of Technology And Arts Ii Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 45 students
    0.6 miles
    510 9th St S
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608)789-7780
    0.6 6-8 45
  • La Crosse La Crosse Offsite Preschool
    Grades: PK | 125 students
    1.1 miles
    807 East Ave S, 807 East Ave S
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608)789-7006
    1.1 PK 125

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Wisconsin public schools have a diversity score of 0.26, which is lower than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Wisconsin is Madison Metropolitan School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Wisconsin or national school diversity statistics.