Van Hise Elementary School

4747 Waukesha St
Madison, WI 53705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
5.00 (1 review)
Van Hise Elementary School serves 408 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Van Hise Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Van Hise Elementary School's student population of 408 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Rankings

Van Hise Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Van Hise Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#5 out of 2029 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
16%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
63%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Van Hise Elementary School is West High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hamilton Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madison Hamilton Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 792 students
    0.1 miles
    4801 Waukesha St
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 204-4620
    0.1 6-8 792
  • Madison Midvale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 446 students
    0.8 miles
    502 Caromar Dr
    Madison, WI 53711
    (608) 204-6700
    0.8 PK-2 446
  • Madison Stephens Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
    1.1 miles
    120 S Rosa Rd
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 204-1900
    1.1 PK-5 578
  • Madison Shorewood Hills Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 463 students
    1.2 miles
    1105 Shorewood Blvd
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 204-1200
    1.2 PK-5 463
  • Madison Spring Harbor Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 265 students
    1.2 miles
    1110 Spring Harbor Dr
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 204-1100
    1.2 6-8 265

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