Vernon Elementary School

8518 22nd Ave
Kenosha, WI 53143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Vernon Elementary School serves 294 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Vernon Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Vernon Elementary School's student population of 294 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Vernon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Vernon Elementary School is 0.70, 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
#1720 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
12%
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Black
19%
9%
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White
44%
70%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
21%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenosha School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Vernon Elementary School is Tremper High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brompton School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grewenow Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kenosha Tremper High School Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,659 student
    0.3 miles
    8560 26th Ave
    Kenosha, WI 53143
    (262) 359-2200
    0.3 9-12 1,659
  • Kenosha Grewenow Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 364 students
    0.8 miles
    7714 20th Ave
    Kenosha, WI 53143
    (262) 359-6362
    0.8 PK-5 364
  • Kenosha Brompton School Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-8 | 214 students
    1.1 miles
    8518 22nd Ave
    Kenosha, WI 53143
    (262) 359-2191
    1.1 K-8 214
  • Kenosha Jeffery Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 323 students
    1.1 miles
    4011 87th St
    Kenosha, WI 53142
    (262) 359-2100
    1.1 PK-5 323
  • Kenosha Southport Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
    1.2 miles
    723 76th St
    Kenosha, WI 53143
    (262) 359-6309
    1.2 PK-5 358

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