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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    C
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Stoughton High School is an above average, public school located in Stoughton, WI. It has 1,010 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.
Address
600 Lincoln Ave
Stoughton, WI 53589
Telephone
(608) 877-5601
Website

Stoughton High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
45%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1270
11 responses
Average ACT
27
135 responses
AP Enrollment
23%

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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$63,333
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$905
National
$949
Median Home Value
$191,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.12 responses
Poll
42%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 18 responses
Report
  • Homecoming week/dance
    39%
  • Football Games
    28%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • Academic Awards Ceremony
    6%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    6%
  • The last class of friday
    6%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,010
Free or Reduced Lunch
19%
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.15 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.15 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,480
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.3%
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.18 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.18 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$12,442/ year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.22 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.22 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.22 responses
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I like that Stoughton High School Student Senate offers RSVP (Raising Student Voice and Participation). It is a great program, and twice each year the senators visit classes and ask the student body what they would like to see changed. In the past, RSVP has contributed to our school numbering the parking spaces, remodeling the locker rooms, installing water bottle fillers, and adding two extra microwaves to our lunchroom.
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I Like my school a lot. I think all the teachers know what they are doing and we have a very high graduation rate but, the students tend to be very diverse with each other meaning that we kindof split up into the stereotypical "cool kids" and the "loser" groups, which isn't really the best. But overall the school itself and the environment is welcoming and decent.
As my experience as a student at Stoughton High School, this school lacks essential practices to prepare students for college. One particular policy that needs to change is the retake and late work rules. This policy needs revision because it gives underclassmen a false belief on how college is going to be. However the extracurricular activities such as sports and clubs help unify the student body. Individuals are also able to easily find like-minded groups to connect with. . Another positive about the school is the teachers. Typically the teachers are open to help during academic or after school hours. Therefore the students are able to seek help if needed