Wales Elementary School

219 N Oak Crest Dr
Wales, WI 53183
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
3.00 5 1 (1 review)
Wales Elementary School serves 355 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wales Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 45-49% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Wales Elementary School's student population of 355 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Wales Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Wales Elementary School is 0.21, 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 Testing Rank
#525 out of 2029 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
89%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKettle Moraine School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wales Elementary School is High School Of Health Sciences (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kettle Moraine Middle School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kettle Moraine Explore (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wales Kettle Moraine Explore Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 138 students
    0.0 miles
    219 N Oak Crest Dr
    Wales, WI 53183
    (262) 968-6300
    0 K-5 138
  • Wales High School Of Health Sciences Charter School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 166 students
    0.2 miles
    349 N Oak Crest Dr
    Wales, WI 53183
    (262) 968-6200
    0.2 9-12 166
  • Wales Kettle Moraine High School Math: 53% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 971 students
    0.2 miles
    349 N Oak Crest Dr
    Wales, WI 53183
    (262) 968-6200
    0.2 9-12 971
  • Wales School For Arts And Performance Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 150 students
    0.2 miles
    349 N Oak Crest Dr
    Wales, WI 53183
    (262) 968-6273
    0.2 9-12 150
  • Genesee Depot Magee Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 249 students
    2.6 miles
    W313s4134 Highway 83
    Genesee Depot, WI 53127
    (262) 968-6450
    2.6 PK-5 249

School Reviews

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The student to teacher ratio is DEFINITELY not 15 to 1. It's closer to 25 to 1. Great teachers and staff, just lots of classroom management issues due to large class sizes.
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