Shell Lake School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 3 public schools managed by Shell Lake School District serving 657 students in Shell Lake, Wisconsin.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Shell Lake School District (2019-20)

Overview

School District NameShell Lake School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students657 students
# of Teachers49 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
# of Male Students311 students
% Male Students
47%
# of Female Students346 students
% Female Students
53%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.19
# of American Indian Students24 students
% American Indian Students
4%
# of Asian Students2 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students14 students
% Hispanic Students
2%
# of Black Studentsn/a
% Black Students
n/a
# of White Students591 students
% White Students
90%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students26 students
% of Two or more races Students
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:37
# of Students in Kindergarten:39
# of Students in 1st Grade:48
# of Students in 2nd Grade:50
# of Students in 3rd Grade:49
# of Students in 4th Grade:52
# of Students in 5th Grade:53
# of Students in 6th Grade:48
# of Students in 7th Grade:42
# of Students in 8th Grade:54
# of Students in 9th Grade:46
# of Students in 10th Grade:57
# of Students in 11th Grade:36
# of Students in 12th Grade:46
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Shell Lake School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 439 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shell Lake School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥90%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Shell Lake School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,168 in this school district is less than the state average of $14,923. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,852 is less than the state average of $14,711. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WI)
Total Revenue$9 MM$12 MM
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Spending$8 MM$12 MM
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Revenue / Student$13,168$14,923
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Spending / Student$11,852$14,711
This chart display average spending per public school student in Shell Lake School District and average spending per public school student in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Shell Lake School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.19, which is lower than the Wisconsin average of 0.28. The most diverse school in the district is Shell Lake Primary (k-2). Read more about public school diversity statistics in Wisconsin or national school diversity statistics.