Brown Street Academy

2029 N 20th St
Milwaukee, WI 53205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Brown Street Academy serves 322 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Brown Street Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Brown Street Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Brown Street Academy's student population of 322 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Brown Street Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Brown Street Academy is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1982 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
96%
9%
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White
1%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Brown Street Academy is Shalom High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Starms Discovery (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Shalom High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 119 students
    0.3 miles
    1749 N 16th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53205
    (414) 933-5019
    0.3 9-12 119
  • Milwaukee Starms Discovery Math: ≤1% | Reading: 3%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-8 | 347 students
    0.4 miles
    2035 N 25th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53205
    (414) 934-4900
    0.4 1-8 347
  • Milwaukee Hopkins Lloyd Community School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 274 students
    0.5 miles
    1503 W Hopkins St
    Milwaukee, WI 53206
    (414) 267-0600
    0.5 PK-8 274
  • Milwaukee Milwaukee College Preparatory School -- Lloyd Street Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 498 students
    0.5 miles
    1228 W Lloyd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53205
    (414) 264-6000
    0.5 PK-8 498
  • Milwaukee Milwaukee College Preparatory School: Lola Rowe North Campus Charter School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 500 students
    0.5 miles
    1350 W North Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53205
    (414) 264-6600
    0.5 PK-8 500

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