Capitol West Academy

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Capitol West Academy serves 253 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Capitol West 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 10-14% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Capitol West Academy's student population of 253 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Capitol West 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 Capitol West Academy is 0.17, 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
#1905 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
91%
9%
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White
2%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
96%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Capitol West Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCapitol West Academy Agency School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Capitol West Academy is Hapa-hmong American Peace Academy K3-12 (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Craig Montessori School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Milwaukee German Immersion (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Milwaukee German Immersion Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 607 students
    0.5 miles
    3778 N 82nd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53222
    (414) 393-5600
    0.5 PK-5 607
  • Milwaukee Ninety-fifth Street Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 409 students
    0.5 miles
    3707 N 94th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53222
    (414) 393-4100
    0.5 PK-5 409
  • Milwaukee Emerson Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 260 students
    0.6 miles
    9025 W Lawrence Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53225
    (414) 393-4300
    0.6 PK-5 260
  • Milwaukee Craig Montessori School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 391 students
    0.9 miles
    7667 W Congress St
    Milwaukee, WI 53218
    (414) 393-4200
    0.9 PK-8 391
  • Milwaukee Hapa-hmong American Peace Academy K3-12 Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,594 student
    0.9 miles
    4601 N 84th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53225
    (414) 383-4944
    0.9 PK-12 1,594

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