Waunakee Heritage Elementary School

  • Waunakee Heritage Elementary School serves 377 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Waunakee Heritage Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Waunakee Heritage Elementary School's student population of 377 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students377 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waunakee Heritage Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waunakee Heritage Elementary School is 0.22, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#112 out of 2029 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
88%
70%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waunakee Heritage Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.220.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waunakee Heritage 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 NameWaunakee Community School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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