La Causa Charter School

  • La Causa Charter School serves 805 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (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 16% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • La Causa Charter School's student population of 805 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 83% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students805 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of La Causa Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of La Causa Charter School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1924 out of 2,027 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of La Causa Charter School 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)
16%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of La Causa Charter School 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 Ration/a15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of La Causa Charter School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in La Causa Charter School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
97%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in La Causa Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in La Causa Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in La Causa Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Causa Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.060.28
This chart display the diversity score of La Causa Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in La Causa Charter School 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 La Causa Charter School 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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Great school. I had my son there and he loved this school. So bad I had to move to another state.
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