1900 E 6th St
Merrill, WI 54452
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Washington Elementary School serves 217 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Washington 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 217 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Washington Elementary School's student population of 217 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
217 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#470 out of 2025 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
90%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 217 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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