Ideal

  • Ideal serves 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Ideal's student population of 333 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students333 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Ideal
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1764 out of 2,027 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ideal and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ideal and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ideal and the public school average student teacher ratio of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Ideal and percentage of American Indian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ideal and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
49%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ideal and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ideal and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
30%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ideal and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ideal.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.660.49
This chart display the diversity score of Ideal and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ideal and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ideal and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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