Thorson Elementary School

  • Thorson Elementary School serves 489 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thorson Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Thorson Elementary School's student population of 489 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thorson Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thorson Elementary School is 0.14, which is less 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 School Rank#76 out of 2029 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
93%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.140.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCedarburg School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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