Stephen Foster Elementary Charter

305 W Foster St
Appleton, WI 54915
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Stephen Foster Elementary Charter serves 323 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Stephen Foster Elementary Charter 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Stephen Foster Elementary Charter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Stephen Foster Elementary Charter's student population of 323 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students323 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Rankings

Stephen Foster Elementary Charter is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Stephen Foster Elementary Charter is 0.58, 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
#1488 out of 2025 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
27%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
59%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAppleton Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Stephen Foster Elementary Charter is Appleton Cooperative Educational Center (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Madison Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Appleton Madison Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 666 students
    0.8 miles
    2020 S Carpenter St
    Appleton, WI 54915
    (920) 832-6276
    0.8 7-8 666
  • Appleton Appleton Cooperative Educational Center Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 4 students
    1.0 miles
    320 S Walnut St
    Appleton, WI 54911
    (920) 832-4396
    1 4-12 4
  • Appleton Fox River Academy Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 116 students
    1.1 miles
    1000 S Mason St
    Appleton, WI 54914
    (920) 997-1399
    1.1 K-8 116
  • Appleton Jefferson Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 365 students
    1.1 miles
    1000 S Mason St
    Appleton, WI 54914
    (920) 832-6260
    1.1 PK-6 365
  • Menasha Maplewood Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 741 students
    1.1 miles
    1600 Midway Rd
    Menasha, WI 54952
    (920) 967-1600
    1.1 6-8 741

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