Cass Street Elementary School

  • Cass Street Elementary School serves 402 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 12% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cass Street Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Cass Street Elementary School's student population of 402 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cass Street Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cass Street Elementary School is 0.24, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1955 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
87%
9%
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White
3%
70%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cass Street Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.240.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cass Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 Cass Street Elementary School is Meir School (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is Lincoln Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Lincoln Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 663 students
    0.3 miles
    820 E Knapp St
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
    (414)212-3300
    0.3 6-8 663
  • Milwaukee Carver Academy
    Grades: PK-8 | 415 students
    0.5 miles
    1900 N 1st St
    Milwaukee, WI 53212
    (414)267-0500
    0.5 PK-8 415
  • Milwaukee Meir School
    Grades: 3-12 | 1147 students
    0.6 miles
    1615 N Martin Luther King Dr
    Milwaukee, WI 53212
    (414)758-2500
    0.6 3-12 1147
  • Milwaukee Pathways High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 79 students
    0.7 miles
    336 W Walnut St
    Milwaukee, WI 53232
    (414)943-2891
    0.7 9-12 79
  • Milwaukee Tenor High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 227 students
    0.7 miles
    840 N Jackson St
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
    (414)431-4371
    0.7 9-12 227

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