Whitehorse Middle School

  • Whitehorse Middle School serves 476 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Whitehorse Middle School's student population of 476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whitehorse Middle School is 0.70, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1658 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
12%
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Black
20%
9%
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White
47%
70%
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Two or more races
12%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whitehorse Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.700.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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