GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV)-- A new report shows 85 percent of Wisconsin Schools either meet or exceed the state's expectations.
The schools received report cards Monday as a part of a new initiative put in place while "No Child Left Behind" is being phased out.
The schools are graded on a scale of one to 100, falling into five different categories. They are judged based on student achievement, student growth, and on-track post-secondary readiness.
The Green Bay school district didn't fare as well as the state on average did. Out of the 34 schools measured, 14 fell into the second lowest category meeting "few expectations", while four schools failed to meet expectations.
The four failing schools are East and West High School, Washington Middle School, and Nicolet Elementary school.
The district said a majority of its schools received deductions for "Student Engagement Indicators," which includes absentee rates and test participation rates. They say the deductions ultimately brought down the scores of t a lot of its schools.
The Appleton school district tells Local Five there are a couple areas of data to be reviewed, but, initial reaction is that seeing how some of the schools are economically at a disadvantage, they say that is the biggest concern now.
To see how your child's school measures up, visit the department of public instructions website here.