PROFICIENCY 50% 6% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Tomorrow River School District
48%Amherst
47%Wisconsin

Amherst High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Tomorrow River School District" in Amherst, WI. There are a total of 303 students and n/a teachers at Amherst High, for a student to teacher ratio of n/a. There are a total of 59 free lunch students and 26 reduced lunch students.

Amherst High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 6% higher than the Wisconsin average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students303
Teachers
Student/Teacher ration/a
Free lunch59
Reduced lunch26

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment25
Taking some courses25
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses17
Passing no courses8

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Amherst High, there are a total of 25 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 25 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All45-49%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School45-49%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50-54%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50-54%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Amherst High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictWisconsinNational
Caucasian 96.0% 95.2% 72.4% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.8% 9.6% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 0.9% 3.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.5% 1.7% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 1.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 1.0% 2.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Amherst Middle School50%0.0Amherst, WI
Amherst Elementary57%0.0Amherst, WI
Tomorrow River Community Charter35%6.1Amherst, WI
Iola-scandinavia High62%8.4Iola, WI
Iola-scandinavia Elementary55%8.6Iola, WI
Waupaca High42%11.9King, WI

Amherst demographics profile

StatisticAmherstWisconsinNational
Population1,1805,754,798318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)9098791
Median age32.439.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Speak English98%91%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%

Education level achieved in Amherst

IndexAmherstWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade89.4%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.5%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.4%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.9%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Amherst High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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