Alexander Middle School

Serves grades 4 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
540 Birch St
Nekoosa, WI 54457
Phone
(715) 886-8040
District
NEKOOSA SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
WOOD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
336
Classroom Teachers
25

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Wisconsin

2

(10 is best)

Better than 17.1% of WI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Alexander Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 32 46
Proficiency in Reading 33 44
Proficiency in Math 30 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 22 45
Proficiency in Reading 25 41
Proficiency in Math 19 48

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 27 43
Proficiency in Reading 25 42
Proficiency in Math 29 44

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 28 43
Proficiency in Reading 33 46
Proficiency in Math 22 40

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 30 37
Proficiency in Reading 20 37
Proficiency in Math 39.622642 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.28
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.10
AVG FOR STATE 14.43
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 4 80 23.8%
Grade 5 71 21.1%
Grade 6 69 20.5%
Grade 7 57 17.0%
Grade 8 59 17.6%
Total 336 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 83.0% 84.1% 72.1%
Black 1.0% 0.7% 9.5%
Hispanic 12.1% 11.0% 12.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 0.8% 4.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.9% 3.3% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 52.4% 48.0% 39.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.7% 42.5% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.7% 5.5% 5.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 8,497 5,822,434
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 53.0 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 14.6% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 21.6% 31.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.1% 27.4%
65 OR OLDER 27.5% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 3,748 2,346,702
Single Parent Households With Children 10.0% 9.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.5% 91.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 16.6% 29.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.9% 9.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.5% 15.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.3% 13.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.6% 19.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 23.8% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.0% 14.3%
$15,000 or less 9.0% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,082 $7,523,434 37.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $319 $394,603 2.0%
Staff $750 $927,750 4.6%
General Administration $388 $479,956 2.4%
School Administration $698 $863,426 4.3%
Operation $1,297 $1,604,389 8.0%
Transportation $756 $935,172 4.7%
Other $895 $1,107,115 5.5%
Total Support $5,103 $6,312,411 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,955 $6,129,335 30.7%
Total Expenditures $16,141 $19,966,417 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,980 $6,000,585,507 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $574 $493,673,136 4.1%
Staff $612 $525,975,924 4.4%
General Administration $342 $293,843,468 2.4%
School Administration $605 $520,050,235 4.3%
Operation $1,232 $1,058,869,058 8.8%
Transportation $503 $432,761,046 3.6%
Other $599 $515,065,969 4.3%
Total Support $4,467 $3,840,340,196 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,511 $2,158,297,005 18.0%
Total Expenditures $13,957 $11,999,244,891 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%