Westby Elementary School

122 Nelson St
Westby, WI 54667
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Westby Elementary School serves 324 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Westby Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Westby Elementary School's student population of 324 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Westby Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Westby Elementary School is 0.13, 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
#895 out of 2029 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
93%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestby Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westby Elementary School is Westby High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Westby Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westby Westby High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 343 students
    0.4 miles
    206 West Ave S
    Westby, WI 54667
    (608) 634-3101
    0.4 9-12 343
  • Westby Westby Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 325 students
    0.4 miles
    206 West Ave S
    Westby, WI 54667
    (608) 634-0200
    0.4 5-8 325
  • Viroqua Laurel High School Charter School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 44 students
    6.3 miles
    100 Blackhawk Dr
    Viroqua, WI 54665
    (608) 637-3191
    6.3 9-12 44
  • Viroqua Vernon County Area Better Futures High School Charter School
    Grades: 10-12 | 7 students
    6.3 miles
    100 Blackhawk Dr
    Viroqua, WI 54665
    (608) 637-3191
    6.3 10-12 7
  • Viroqua Viroqua High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 319 students
    6.3 miles
    100 Blackhawk Dr
    Viroqua, WI 54665
    (608) 637-3191
    6.3 9-12 319

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