Wedgewood Park School

Wedgewood Park School serves 745 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the WI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Wedgewood Park School operates within the Milwaukee School District.

Overview

The student population of 745 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 745 students
Wedgewood Park School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Wedgewood Park School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Wedgewood Park School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.78. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 15:1
Wedgewood Park School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Wedgewood Park School American Indian (2008-2012)
Asian
4%
3%
Wedgewood Park School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
48%
10%
Wedgewood Park School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
21%
11%
Wedgewood Park School Black (2008-2012)
White
24%
73%
Wedgewood Park School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wedgewood Park School Sch Ethnicity Wedgewood Park School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.78
Wedgewood Park School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
75%
34%
Wedgewood Park School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Wedgewood Park School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 95,394 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Milwaukee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
180
3
Number of Students Managed 95,394 951
Milwaukee   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,240 MM n/a
Milwaukee   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,232 MM n/a
Milwaukee   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,526 $0
Milwaukee   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,431 $0
Milwaukee   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hamilton High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Audubon Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Honey Creek Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Milwaukee Honey Creek Elementary School
    Charter School
    6701 West Eden Place
    Milwaukee , WI , 53220
    (414)604-7900
    Charter School
    0.1  mi  |  381  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Milwaukee Hamilton High School
    6215 West Warnimont Ave
    Milwaukee , WI , 53220
    (414)327-9300
    0.2  mi  |  1658  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Milwaukee Academy Of Accelerated Learning
    3727 South 78th St
    Milwaukee , WI , 53220
    (414)604-7300
    0.8  mi  |  623  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Milwaukee Fairview Elementary School
    Charter School
    6500 West Kinnickinnic River P
    Milwaukee , WI , 53219
    (414)546-7700
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  645  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Greenfield Glenwood Elementary School
    3550 South 51st St
    Greenfield , WI , 53220
    (414)545-2280
    0.9  mi  |  261  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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