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DPI report cards

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released report cards for the 2016-2017 school year at the end of November.

The Maple and Northwood school districts exceeded expectations, earning overall scores of 75.6 at Maple and 73.3 at Northwood. The Superior and South Shore school districts met expectations with scores of 69.6 in Superior and 69.9 in South Shore. Solon Springs School met expectations with a score of 68.

Individual school scores were also given. In the Maple School District, Iron River Elementary School significantly exceeded expectations with a score of 92.9; Northwestern Elementary School exceeded expectations with a score of 75.6; Northwestern Middle School exceeded expectations with a score of 78.6; Northwestern High School met few expectations with a score of 60.5.

In the Superior school district elementary schools, Bryant (score 86.4) significantly exceeded expectations; Cooper (74.5) Great Lakes (74.3) and Lake Superior (76.2) exceeded expectations; Northern Lights met expectations with a score of 69.4; Superior Middle School met expectations with a score of 68.3 and Superior High School met few expectations with a score of 61.3.

The score is based on a number of factors, including student achievement and growth based on state standards test scores as well as chronic absenteeism and dropout rates.

The report cards were designed to report data on how schools are doing and provide information to schools on specific areas for improvement.

Visit dpi.wi.gov and search report cards for more information.

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