Lancaster Elementary School

4931 N 68th St
Milwaukee, WI 53218
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lancaster Elementary School serves 358 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Lancaster 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤1% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Lancaster Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

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School Overview

Lancaster Elementary School's student population of 358 students has grown by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Lancaster Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lancaster Elementary School is 0.27, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2025 out of 2025 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
85%
9%
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White
3%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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