East High School

2222 E Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
East High School serves 1,637 students in grades 9-12.
East High 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 35% (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 41% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

East High School's student population of 1,637 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,637 students
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Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
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School Comparison

East High 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 East High School is 0.75, 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
#1325 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
12%
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Black
24%
9%
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White
37%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.750.49
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Graduation Rate
82%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to East High School is Sapar Program High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is O'keeffe Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emerson Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madison Emerson Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 409 students
    0.3 miles
    2421 E Johnson St
    Madison, WI 53704
    (608) 204-2000
    0.3 PK-5 409
  • Madison Lowell Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 348 students
    0.7 miles
    401 Maple Ave
    Madison, WI 53704
    (608) 204-6600
    0.7 PK-5 348
  • Madison Marquette Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 207 students
    0.7 miles
    1501 Jenifer St
    Madison, WI 53703
    (608) 204-3220
    0.7 3-5 207
  • Madison O'keeffe Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 470 students
    0.7 miles
    510 S Thornton Ave
    Madison, WI 53703
    (608) 204-6820
    0.7 6-8 470
  • Madison Sapar Program High School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 11 students
    0.7 miles
    1501 Jenifer St
    Madison, WI 53703
    (608) 204-4235
    0.7 7-12 11

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