Keefe Avenue Elementary School

1618 W Keefe Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Keefe Avenue Elementary School serves 247 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Keefe Avenue 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 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

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

School Overview

Keefe Avenue Elementary School's student population of 247 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Keefe Avenue 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 Keefe Avenue Elementary School is 0.10, 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
#1982 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)
≤5%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
95%
9%
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White
1%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
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 to Keefe Avenue Elementary School is Nova-northwest Opportunities Vocational Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Andrew Douglas School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Andrew Douglas School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 234 students
    0.2 miles
    3620 N 18th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53206
    (414) 615-3915
    0.2 PK-8 234
  • Milwaukee Franklin Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 328 students
    0.5 miles
    2308 W Nash St
    Milwaukee, WI 53206
    (414) 875-4400
    0.5 PK-8 328
  • Milwaukee Auer Avenue Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 261 students
    0.6 miles
    2319 W Auer Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53206
    (414) 875-4500
    0.6 PK-8 261
  • Milwaukee Lafollette Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 265 students
    0.6 miles
    3239 N 9th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53206
    (414) 267-5200
    0.6 PK-8 265
  • Milwaukee Green Bay Avenue School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 251 students
    0.7 miles
    3872 N 8th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53206
    (414) 914-9220
    0.7 PK-5 251

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