Spence Elementary School

Tel: (608)789-7773
  • Spence Elementary School serves 392 students in grades PK-5.
  • 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.
School TypeCharter School
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

This School(WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
Spence Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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 Score0.420.48
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

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La CrosseCentral High SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1072 students
    0.3 miles
    1801 Losey Blvd S
    La CrosseWI 54601
    (608)789-7900
    0.39-121072
  • La CrosseLa Crosse Design Institute Middle SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 55 students
    0.6 miles
    1900 Denton St
    La CrosseWI 54601
    (608)789-7670
    0.66-855
  • La CrosseLongfellow Middle SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 521 students
    0.6 miles
    1900 Denton St
    La CrosseWI 54601
    (608)789-7670
    0.66-8521
  • La CrosseSchool Of Technology And Arts IiCharter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 45 students
    0.6 miles
    510 9th St S
    La CrosseWI 54601
    (608)789-7780
    0.66-845
  • La CrosseLa Crosse Offsite PreschoolCharter School
    Grades: PK | 125 students
    1.1 miles
    807 East Ave S, 807 East Ave S
    La CrosseWI 54601
    (608)789-7006
    1.1PK125

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
April 19, 2018
With growing concerns about the backgrounds of teachers, some parents and experts are calling for instructors to undergo random drug testing. Are drug tests appropriately necessary or a violation of privacy?
April 19, 2018
With the growing scandals surrounding teachers, more parents and community leaders are calling for greater background checks. Learn about both sides of the debate in keeping all students safe.
April 05, 2018
Every year, standardized tests reveal that public school performance is woefully low. Yet you pay taxes to fund public education, so where does that money go? Keep reading to find out how much it really costs to educate your child.
Did You Know?
Wisconsin public schools have a diversity score of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. 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.