Congress Elementary School

5225 W Lincoln Creek Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53218
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Congress Elementary School serves 737 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Congress 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (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% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
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

Congress Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Congress Elementary School's student population of 737 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students737 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Congress 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Congress Elementary School is 0.10, 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
#1949 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
95%
9%
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White
1%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Congress Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2013-14 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 Congress Elementary School is Marshall High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Central City Cyberschool (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Central City Cyberschool Charter School
    Math: 21% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 393 students
    0.6 miles
    4301 N 44th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53216
    (414) 444-2330
    0.6 PK-8 393
  • Milwaukee Carson Academy Math: ≤1% | Reading: 5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 483 students
    0.7 miles
    4920 W Capitol Dr
    Milwaukee, WI 53216
    (414) 393-4800
    0.7 PK-8 483
  • Milwaukee Hampton Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 227 students
    0.7 miles
    5000 N 53rd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53218
    (414) 393-5400
    0.7 PK-5 227
  • Milwaukee Marshall High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 801 students
    0.9 miles
    4141 N 64th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53216
    (414) 393-2300
    0.9 9-12 801
  • Milwaukee Obama School Of Career And Technical Education Math: ≤1% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 730 students
    0.9 miles
    5075 N Sherman Blvd
    Milwaukee, WI 53209
    (414) 475-8002
    0.9 PK-12 730

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