Silver Lake Intermediate

Summary:

Silver Lake Intermediate is a public middle school located in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, serving grades 5-8 with a student population of 595 and part of the highly-ranked Oconomowoc Area School District.

Silver Lake Intermediate consistently outperforms state and district averages in academic proficiency, with 66.9% of 5th-grade students scoring proficient or better in English Language Arts compared to 59.28% in the district and 39.18% statewide. The school also excels in supporting diverse student subgroups, ranking highly for the performance of female students, male students, Hispanic students, White students, multi-racial students, English Language Learners, special education students, and students from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Additionally, Silver Lake Intermediate maintains an exceptionally low dropout rate of 0.0% and a chronic absenteeism rate lower than the state average.

When compared to nearby middle schools like Nature Hill Intermediate, Silver Lake Intermediate stands out as a high-performing institution, outperforming its peers in academic proficiency across multiple subjects and grade levels. The school's sustained excellence and commitment to equity make it a standout within the Oconomowoc community and the state of Wisconsin.


Detail:

Public 5-8

 555 Oconomowoc Pkwy
       Oconomowoc, WI  53066


(262) 560-4305

District: Oconomowoc Area School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
48th of 640 Wisconsin Middle Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $13,571 Help


Students who attend Silver Lake Intermediate usually attend:

High:    Oconomowoc High

Feeder schools for Silver Lake Intermediate:

Elementary:    Park Lawn Elementary
    Summit Elementary

Student/teacher ratio:  12.7 Help
Number of students:  595

Racial breakdown:

White:
87.1%
Hispanic:
6.9%
Two or more races:
3.5%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  17.3% Help


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Performance Trends
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Compare Details Silver Lake Intermediate ranks better than 92.5% of middle schools in Wisconsin. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2023 the calculated Average Standard Score was 87.05. (See more...)
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The high school dropout rate measures the percentage of students who do not complete their high school education.
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Chronic absenteeism in a high school refers to a situation where students repeatedly miss school, with the threshold often defined as missing 10% or more of school days for any reason, excused or unexcused.
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (87.1%), Hispanic (6.9%), two or more races (3.5%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 17.3% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Silver Lake Intermediate is 12.7. (See more...)
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Finance
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Silver Lake Intermediate is $13,571.
Schooldigger 2023 Rankings:

Silver Lake Intermediate:

SchoolDigger ranks Silver Lake Intermediate 48th of 640 Wisconsin public middle schools. (See Silver Lake Intermediate in the ranking list.)

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Oconomowoc Area School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Oconomowoc Area School District 39th of 424 Wisconsin school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Silver Lake Intermediate

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Rank History for all students at Silver Lake Intermediate

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools WI State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 72.07 82nd 324 74.7%
2005 73.38 66th 332 80.1%
2006 71.84 99th 382 74.1%
2007 77.40 48th 366 86.9%
2008 68.21 154th 519 70.3%
2010 74.03 81st 539 85.0%
2011 68.69 140th 549 74.5%
2012 73.41 90th 559 83.9%
2013 74.51 96th 569 83.1%
2014 65.43 186th 585 68.2%
2015 51.22 344th 612 43.8%
2016 69.90 133rd 609 78.2%
2017 65.59 185th 612 69.8%
2018 69.02 141st 579 75.6%
2019 66.20 177th 594 70.2%
2021 74.20 113th 613 81.6%
2022 81.50 77th 617 87.5%
2023 87.05 48th 640 92.5%
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Rank History for Multi-racial students at Silver Lake Intermediate

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools WI State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2021 88.89 13th 129 89.9%
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Rank History for English Language Learner students at Silver Lake Intermediate

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools WI State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2018 98.95 1st 140 99.3%
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Rank History for Special Education students at Silver Lake Intermediate

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools WI State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2018 72.55 54th 417 87.1%
2019 73.18 52nd 414 87.4%
2021 71.11 58th 437 86.7%
2022 71.63 49th 421 88.4%
2023 81.23 27th 439 93.8%
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Rank History for Low Socio Economic Status students at Silver Lake Intermediate

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools WI State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2018 67.50 90th 489 81.6%
2019 69.50 85th 487 82.5%
2021 75.87 50th 499 90.0%
2022 78.63 48th 522 90.8%
2023 76.17 63rd 525 88.0%
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Rank History for Female students at Silver Lake Intermediate

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools WI State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2018 62.40 201st 551 63.5%
2019 61.86 208th 557 62.7%
2021 75.34 100th 574 82.6%
2022 77.25 88th 576 84.7%
2023 89.13 30th 579 94.8%
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Rank History for Male students at Silver Lake Intermediate

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools WI State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2018 73.28 102nd 551 81.5%
2019 68.27 146th 557 73.8%
2021 72.28 122nd 572 78.7%
2022 83.86 50th 577 91.3%
2023 84.25 59th 591 90.0%
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Rank History for Hispanic students at Silver Lake Intermediate

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools WI State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2018 44.04 115th 204 43.6%
2019 48.68 104th 209 50.2%
2021 56.16 83rd 225 63.1%
2022 52.21 93rd 221 57.9%
2023 66.55 57th 229 75.1%
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Rank History for White students at Silver Lake Intermediate

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools WI State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2018 62.70 113th 375 69.9%
2019 53.23 176th 382 53.9%
2021 64.02 120th 393 69.5%
2022 77.39 63rd 397 84.1%
2023 83.55 47th 412 88.6%
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Data source: test scores: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

As you review the school rankings data, please be aware that some of the information from certain demographics is missing. The reason for this omission is that the data has been redacted from the source data itself due to low population samples in these specific demographic groups.

Redacting data from low population samples is a necessary step to ensure the reliability and accuracy of the results, as small sample sizes may not be representative of the broader population. Additionally, this measure helps protect the privacy of individuals belonging to these demographic groups.

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Data source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

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Reviews:
by a parent
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Open Quote Wonderful, dedicated educators Close Quote


by a parent
Friday, November 6, 2015

Open Quote I would rate this school as very poor. The principal (seldom available) dances around any concerns you may have about the school (movies shown to students, bullying abuse incidences). It seems the school has a major communications breakdown issue from teachers/parents to principal. There have been many occasions where the principal claimed they never received forms or information sent from parent, especially important info regarding bullying/abuse. This is my third child in that school and it's been a battle with this school each and every time. I like the city/location, but this is the only school that has major issues. Also, keep an eye on movies shown to students as there is no prior review process for movies. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Silver Lake Intermediate

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 568 1 8 3 3 n/a n/a 0 583
1989 584 2 2 3 1 n/a n/a 0 592
1990 580 1 3 1 1 n/a n/a 0 586
1991 569 0 3 2 1 n/a n/a 0 575
1992 581 3 2 3 0 n/a n/a 0 589
1993 584 3 3 1 0 n/a n/a 0 591
1994 585 1 2 1 2 n/a n/a 0 591
1995 627 2 3 0 0 n/a n/a 0 632
1996 627 2 3 0 0 n/a n/a 0 632
1997 622 3 3 2 1 n/a n/a 0 631
1998 652 2 4 2 1 n/a n/a 0 661
1999 654 1 4 2 2 n/a n/a 0 663
2000 635 0 4 2 3 n/a n/a 0 644
2001 635 0 5 3 1 n/a n/a 0 644
2002 637 3 5 11 3 n/a n/a 0 659
2003 637 3 5 11 3 n/a n/a 0 659
2004 645 4 3 10 2 n/a n/a 0 664
2005 634 9 6 19 1 n/a n/a 0 669
2006 631 5 9 22 5 n/a n/a 0 672
2007 656 10 8 17 5 n/a n/a 0 696
2008 646 10 8 15 4 n/a n/a 0 683
2009 538 14 4 28 5 n/a n/a 0 589
2010 550 16 4 30 4 n/a n/a 0 604
2011 589 16 5 34 5 0 1 0 650
2012 629 12 7 37 3 0 2 0 690
2013 650 9 11 26 4 0 4 0 704
2014 671 10 7 35 3 0 6 0 732
2015 673 10 6 42 4 0 14 0 749
2016 624 10 10 52 5 0 20 0 721
2017 631 10 8 58 3 0 19 0 729
2018 600 11 6 51 2 0 25 0 695
2019 549 6 7 44 1 0 28 0 635
2020 541 7 5 41 1 0 23 0 618
2021 536 8 6 42 1 0 19 0 612
2022 534 6 6 42 0 0 16 0 604
2023 518 6 8 41 0 1 21 0 595

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity

For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Silver Lake Intermediate

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 583 42.0 13.8 3.4
1989 592 41.3 14.3 2.7
1990 586 42.6 13.7 2.7
1991 575 42.6 13.4 3.5
1992 589 42.9 13.7 4.4
1993 591 42.3 14.0 4.4
1994 591 43.4 13.6 5.6
1995 632 46.0 13.7 4.6
1996 632 46.0 13.7 4.6
1997 631 48.3 13.1 4.3
1998 661 49.1 13.5 3.5
1999 663 48.8 13.6 5.9
2000 644 49.1 13.1 5.4
2001 644 47.4 13.6 5.1
2002 659 47.5 13.9 6.4
2003 659 47.5 13.9 6.4
2004 664 48.0 13.8 5.9
2005 669 52.3 12.8 n/a
2006 672 48.6 13.8 n/a
2007 696 49.2 14.1 13.6
2008 683 47.1 14.5 12.9
2009 589 41.4 14.2 12.4
2010 604 40.9 14.7 16.6
2011 650 42.2 15.3 20.8
2012 690 44.5 15.4 19
2013 704 46.4 15.1 22.2
2014 732 48.8 15.0 19.8
2015 749 n/a n/a 20.3
2016 721 50.0 14.4 18.4
2017 729 51.4 14.1 17
2018 695 50.0 13.8 15.8
2019 635 47.1 13.4 21.6
2020 618 46.6 13.2 22.3
2021 612 47.9 12.7 22.9
2022 604 49.5 12.1 17.7
2023 595 46.8 12.7 17.3

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch:

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides low-cost or free meals to students in U.S. public and nonprofit private schools based on household income. Those with incomes below 130% of the poverty line receive free lunch, while those between 130% and 185% qualify for reduced-price lunch. The percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch serves as a marker for poverty, as it reflects the socioeconomic status of families in a given school or district. A higher FRPL rate typically indicates a higher concentration of low-income families, suggesting that the school or district may face additional challenges in providing adequate resources and support for student success.

Student/Teacher Ratio Silver Lake Intermediate

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 583 42.0 13.8 3.4
1989 592 41.3 14.3 2.7
1990 586 42.6 13.7 2.7
1991 575 42.6 13.4 3.5
1992 589 42.9 13.7 4.4
1993 591 42.3 14.0 4.4
1994 591 43.4 13.6 5.6
1995 632 46.0 13.7 4.6
1996 632 46.0 13.7 4.6
1997 631 48.3 13.1 4.3
1998 661 49.1 13.5 3.5
1999 663 48.8 13.6 5.9
2000 644 49.1 13.1 5.4
2001 644 47.4 13.6 5.1
2002 659 47.5 13.9 6.4
2003 659 47.5 13.9 6.4
2004 664 48.0 13.8 5.9
2005 669 52.3 12.8 n/a
2006 672 48.6 13.8 n/a
2007 696 49.2 14.1 13.6
2008 683 47.1 14.5 12.9
2009 589 41.4 14.2 12.4
2010 604 40.9 14.7 16.6
2011 650 42.2 15.3 20.8
2012 690 44.5 15.4 19
2013 704 46.4 15.1 22.2
2014 732 48.8 15.0 19.8
2015 749 n/a n/a 20.3
2016 721 50.0 14.4 18.4
2017 729 51.4 14.1 17
2018 695 50.0 13.8 15.8
2019 635 47.1 13.4 21.6
2020 618 46.6 13.2 22.3
2021 612 47.9 12.7 22.9
2022 604 49.5 12.1 17.7
2023 595 46.8 12.7 17.3

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio

Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Silver Lake Intermediate

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $269 (2.1%) $12,484 (97.9%) $12,753
2020 $324 (2.5%) $12,855 (97.5%) $13,179
2021 $356 (2.6%) $13,215 (97.4%) $13,571

Data source: Wisconsin Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Silver Lake Intermediate

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Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Post pandemic (2022-2023)
Change (%)
Ranks 177th of 594 Middle schoolsRanks 48th of 640 Middle schools
 22.3%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Post pandemic (2022-2023)
Change (%)
5th Grade English Language Arts (Silver Lake Intermediate)61.466.9
 5.5%
   5th Grade English Language Arts (Oconomowoc Area School District)54.359.3
 4.9%
   5th Grade English Language Arts (Wisconsin)40.939.2
 1.7%
5th Grade Mathematics (Silver Lake Intermediate)66.284.8
 18.6%
   5th Grade Mathematics (Oconomowoc Area School District)64.773.4
 8.6%
   5th Grade Mathematics (Wisconsin)47.848.4
 0.5%
6th Grade English Language Arts (Silver Lake Intermediate)53.760.8
 7.1%
   6th Grade English Language Arts (Oconomowoc Area School District)50.953.5
 2.5%
   6th Grade English Language Arts (Wisconsin)41.740.6
 1.1%
6th Grade Mathematics (Silver Lake Intermediate)57.768.2
 10.5%
   6th Grade Mathematics (Oconomowoc Area School District)50.961.6
 10.6%
   6th Grade Mathematics (Wisconsin)43.542.6
 0.9%
7th Grade English Language Arts (Silver Lake Intermediate)53.670.4
 16.8%
   7th Grade English Language Arts (Oconomowoc Area School District)46.855.9
 9.1%
   7th Grade English Language Arts (Wisconsin)45.541.1
 4.4%
7th Grade Mathematics (Silver Lake Intermediate)54.264.1
 9.9%
   7th Grade Mathematics (Oconomowoc Area School District)50.560.7
 10.2%
   7th Grade Mathematics (Wisconsin)39.735.7
 4%
8th Grade English Language Arts (Silver Lake Intermediate)32.253.7
 21.5%
   8th Grade English Language Arts (Oconomowoc Area School District)3249.1
 17.1%
   8th Grade English Language Arts (Wisconsin)37.337.8
 0.5%
8th Grade Mathematics (Silver Lake Intermediate)43.253.7
 10.5%
   8th Grade Mathematics (Oconomowoc Area School District)41.157.7
 16.5%
   8th Grade Mathematics (Wisconsin)36.531.8
 4.7%
8th Grade Social Studies (Silver Lake Intermediate)58.272.8
 14.6%
   8th Grade Social Studies (Oconomowoc Area School District)48.367.7
 19.4%
   8th Grade Social Studies (Wisconsin)52.159.2
 7.1%
8th Grade Science (Silver Lake Intermediate)54.867.7
 12.9%
   8th Grade Science (Oconomowoc Area School District)47.156.6
 9.5%
   8th Grade Science (Wisconsin)54.649.4
 5.3%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Post pandemic (2022-2023)
Change (%)
Total Students635595
 6.3%
African American66
American Indian10
 100%
Asian78
 14.3%
Hispanic4441
 6.8%
Pacific Islander01
White549518
 5.6%
Two or More Races2821
 25%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients21.6%17.3%
 4.3%


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Frequently Asked Questions about Silver Lake Intermediate

Yes. Silver Lake Intermediate ranks in the top 7.5% of Wisconsin middle schools.

Students at Silver Lake Intermediate are 87% White, 7% Hispanic, 4% Two or more races, 1% Asian, 1% African American.

Students who attend Silver Lake Intermediate usually go on to attend Oconomowoc High

In the 2022-23 school year, 595 students attended Silver Lake Intermediate.


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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

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