The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has released state report cards, based on 2017-18 school data.

The Mineral Point Unified School District has scored an 87.1, which places it into the Significantly Exceeds Expectations category, a five star rating.

This is the third year in a row the District has received the prestigious five star rating.

Breaking down the district by building, the following scores were achieved:

Elementary: 89.9 Significantly Exceeds Expectations (five stars)

Middle: 85.3, Significantly Exceeds Expectations (five stars)

High: 75.5, Exceeds Expectations (four stars)

Report cards are issued on four priority areas:

  • Student Achievement
  • District/School Growth
  • Closing Gaps
  • On-Track and Postsecondary Readiness

Comparing to local school districts, Mineral Point once again led the way.

For Iowa County, Point’s 87.1 was first, followed by Barneveld 84.5, Dodgeville 79.8, Iowa-Grant 72.1, and Highland 67.2.

In addition to the above, Mineral Point also was the top scorer among its adjoining districts with 87.1 followed by Darlington 82.5, Dodgeville 79.8, Pecatonica 78.4, Iowa-Grant 72.1, and Belmont 63.9.

Point’s 87.1 was also the top scorer in the SWAL Conference. 2nd was Cuba City with 84.5.

When comparing all of CESA #3’s 31 schools, Mineral Point ranked first again this year. Only two other CESA #3 districts received a five star rating (Barneveld and Cuba City, both with 84.5).

Out of 422 districts in the state, only 49 received the five star rating that Mineral Point received. When looking at 4K-12th grade districts statewide, Mineral Point ranks 8th.

Scoring categories are: Significantly Exceeds Expectations (five stars) 83-100; Exceeds Expectations (four stars) 73-82.9, Meets Expectations (three stars) 63-72.9, Meets Few Expectations (two stars) 53-62.9, Fails to Meet Expectations (one star) 0-52.9.

Any report card for any school in the state can be downloaded here: