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For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,823 students in West Salem School District. West Salem School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
The top ranked public schools in West Salem School District are West Salem Elementary School, West Salem Middle School and West Salem High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in West Salem School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

School District NameWest Salem School District
School District Websitehttp://www.wsalem.k12.wi.us
School District Phone Number(608) 786-0700
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WI)
# of Schools3 Schools2,287 Schools
# of Students1,823 Students861,712 Students
# of Teachers120 Teachers58,136 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

West Salem School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 439 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#159 out of 440 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of West Salem   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Salem   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Salem   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Salem   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.140.49
# of American Indian Students8 Students10,619 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students20 Students34,180 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students47 Students103,433 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
12%
# of Black Students16 Students79,012 Students
% Black Students
1%
9%
# of White Students1,687 Students601,232 Students
% White Students
93%
70%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student667 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students44 Students32,570 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:10755,187
# of Students in Kindergarten:12456,921
# of Students in 1st Grade:12257,618
# of Students in 2nd Grade:12458,448
# of Students in 3rd Grade:13760,887
# of Students in 4th Grade:12261,995
# of Students in 5th Grade:15162,832
# of Students in 6th Grade:14261,625
# of Students in 7th Grade:15061,657
# of Students in 8th Grade:13562,439
# of Students in 9th Grade:12866,005
# of Students in 10th Grade:12464,405
# of Students in 11th Grade:11964,611
# of Students in 12th Grade:13867,082
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $12,998 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,320. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,764 is less than the state median of $15,270. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (WI)
Total Revenue$24 MM$13 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Salem   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$23 MM$13 MM
This chart display total spending of West Salem   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,998$15,320
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Salem   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,764$15,270
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Salem   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

West Salem School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    West Salem Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    475 N Mark St
    West Salem, WI 54669
    (608) 786-1662

    Grades: PK-5 | 887 students
  • Rank: #22.
    West Salem Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    450 N Mark St
    West Salem, WI 54669
    (608) 786-2090

    Grades: 6-8 | 427 students
  • Rank: #33.
    West Salem High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    490 N Mark St
    West Salem, WI 54669
    (608) 786-1220

    Grades: 9-12 | 509 students
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