Heyer Elementary School

1209 Heyer Dr
Waukesha, WI 53186
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Heyer Elementary School serves 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Heyer Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Heyer Elementary School's student population of 406 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Heyer 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 Heyer Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#1156 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
56%
12%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
35%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaukesha School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Heyer Elementary School is South High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waukesha Stem Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whittier Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waukesha South High School Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 946 students
    0.7 miles
    401 E Roberta Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-3705
    0.7 9-12 946
  • Waukesha Waukesha Academy Of Health Professions Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 145 students
    0.7 miles
    401 E Roberta Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-3775
    0.7 9-12 145
  • Waukesha Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 185 students
    0.7 miles
    401 E Roberta Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-3880
    0.7 9-12 185
  • Waukesha Whittier Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 209 students
    0.8 miles
    1103 S East Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-2805
    0.8 PK-5 209
  • Waukesha Waukesha Stem Academy Charter School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 784 students
    1.1 miles
    114 S Charles St
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-2305
    1.1 PK-8 784

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