Hawthorne Elementary School

6945 N 41st St
Milwaukee, WI 53209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hawthorne Elementary School serves 316 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hawthorne 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 ≤5% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 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

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

School Overview

Hawthorne Elementary School's student population of 316 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne 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 Testing Rank
#1950 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
87%
9%
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White
1%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
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, middle school and elementary school to Hawthorne Elementary School is Daniel Webster Secondary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Daniel Webster Secondary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-11 | 87 students
    0.7 miles
    6850 N 53rd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53223
    (414) 206-0500
    0.7 6-11 87
  • Milwaukee Barton Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 283 students
    1.0 miles
    5700 W Green Tree Rd
    Milwaukee, WI 53223
    (414) 393-3900
    1 PK-5 283
  • Milwaukee Glen Hills Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 548 students
    1.2 miles
    2600 W Mill Rd
    Milwaukee, WI 53209
    (414) 351-7160
    1.2 4-8 548
  • Milwaukee Thurston Woods Elementary School Math: 3% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 421 students
    1.3 miles
    5966 N 35th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53209
    (414) 393-2800
    1.3 PK-8 421
  • Milwaukee Thoreau Elementary School Math: 4% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 449 students
    1.6 miles
    7878 N 60th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53223
    (262) 236-1800
    1.6 PK-8 449

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