Van Hise Elementary School

  • Van Hise Elementary School serves 393 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

Van Hise Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

  • Van Hise Elementary School's student population of 393 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students393 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Van Hise Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Van Hise Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#20 out of 2,027 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Van Hise 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Van Hise 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Van Hise Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
18%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Van Hise Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Van Hise Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Van Hise Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
61%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Van Hise Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Van Hise Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.590.27
This chart display the diversity score of Van Hise Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Van Hise Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Van Hise Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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