700 N Madison St
Waunakee, WI 53597
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Waunakee Prairie Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Waunakee Prairie Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (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 59% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Waunakee Prairie Elementary School's student population of 589 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Waunakee Prairie Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Waunakee Prairie Elementary School is 0.24, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#97 out of 2025 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
87%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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