East High School

2222 E Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 1,722 students in grades 9-12, East High School ranks in the top 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 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,722 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : 89% (Btm 50% in WI)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

East High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

East High School's student population of 1,722 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,722 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
112 teachers
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School Rankings

East High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of East High School is 0.76, which is more 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)
#900 out of 1984 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-34%
38%
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40-44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
13%
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Black
23%
9%
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White
36%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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0.76
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89%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is East High School's ranking?
East High School is ranked #900 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are East High School often compared to?
East High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like West High School, Memorial High School, Lafollette High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
What is the graduation rate of East High School?
The graduation rate of East High School is 89%, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 87%.
How many students attend East High School?
1,722 students attend East High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
36% of East High School students are White, 23% of students are Black, 23% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 8% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East High School?
East High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does East High School offer ?
East High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is East High School part of?
East High School is part of Madison Metropolitan School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,722 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : 89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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