Bruce Elementary School

6453 N 89th St
Milwaukee, WI 53224
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 267 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Bruce Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in WI
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bruce Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

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School Overview

Bruce Elementary School's student population of 267 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Bruce Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bruce Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
#1692 out of 1984 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤20%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bruce Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≤20%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
82%
9%
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White
3%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.32
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bruce Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bruce Elementary School's ranking?
Bruce Elementary School is ranked #1692 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are Bruce Elementary School often compared to?
Bruce Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bryant Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
How many students attend Bruce Elementary School?
267 students attend Bruce Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Bruce Elementary School students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bruce Elementary School?
Bruce Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Bruce Elementary School offer ?
Bruce Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bruce Elementary School part of?
Bruce Elementary School is part of Milwaukee School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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