Whitehorse Middle School

218 Schenk St
Madison, WI 53714
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Whitehorse Middle School serves 452 students in grades 6-8.
Whitehorse Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Whitehorse Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Whitehorse Middle School's student population of 452 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Whitehorse Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Whitehorse Middle School is 0.71, which is more 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
#1693 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
12%
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Black
21%
9%
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White
46%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Whitehorse Middle School is Monona Grove High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is O'keeffe Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Schenk Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madison Schenk Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 421 students
    0.0 miles
    230 Schenk St
    Madison, WI 53714
    (608) 204-1500
    0 K-5 421
  • Madison Lowell Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 348 students
    0.9 miles
    401 Maple Ave
    Madison, WI 53704
    (608) 204-6600
    0.9 PK-5 348
  • Madison Allis Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 489 students
    1.0 miles
    4201 Buckeye Rd
    Madison, WI 53716
    (608) 204-1056
    1 PK-5 489
  • Madison Nuestro Mundo Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 309 students
    1.0 miles
    902 Nichols Rd
    Madison, WI 53716
    (608) 204-1076
    1 K-5 309
  • Madison Kennedy Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
    1.3 miles
    221 Meadowlark Dr
    Madison, WI 53714
    (608) 204-3420
    1.3 PK-5 530

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