Cooper Elementary School

5143 S 21st St
Milwaukee, WI 53221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Cooper Elementary School serves 444 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Cooper Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Cooper Elementary School's student population of 444 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Cooper Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Cooper Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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
#442 out of 2029 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
32%
12%
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Black
10%
9%
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White
44%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
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 Cooper Elementary School is Reagan College Preparatory High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ideal (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Ideal Charter School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 323 students
    0.2 miles
    1420 W Goldcrest Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53221
    (414) 267-1600
    0.2 PK-8 323
  • Milwaukee Reagan College Preparatory High School Math: 41% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,336 student
    0.2 miles
    4965 S 20th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53221
    (414) 304-6100
    0.2 9-12 1,336
  • Milwaukee Greenfield Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 767 students
    0.8 miles
    3200 W Barnard Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53221
    (414) 282-4700
    0.8 6-8 767
  • Milwaukee Garland Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 569 students
    0.9 miles
    3120 W Green Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53221
    (414) 304-6500
    0.9 PK-8 569
  • Milwaukee Lowell International Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 259 students
    0.9 miles
    4360 S 20th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53221
    (414) 304-6600
    0.9 PK-5 259

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