Lincoln Elementary School

1741 N Wauwatosa Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Lincoln Elementary School serves 299 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lincoln Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Lincoln Elementary School's student population of 299 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Lincoln Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Lincoln Elementary School is 0.32, 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
#21 out of 2029 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
82%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWauwatosa School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lincoln Elementary School is East High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Longfellow Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hartland Fine Arts Leadership Academy (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee East High School Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,152 student
    0.1 miles
    7500 Milwaukee Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53213
    (414) 773-2000
    0.1 9-12 1,152
  • Milwaukee Hartland Fine Arts Leadership Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-2 | 62 students
    0.1 miles
    232 Church St
    Milwaukee, WI 53209
    (262) 369-6710
    0.1 K-2 62
  • Milwaukee Longfellow Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 798 students
    0.5 miles
    7600 W North Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53213
    (414) 773-2400
    0.5 6-8 798
  • Milwaukee Washington Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 323 students
    0.6 miles
    2166 N 68th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53213
    (414) 773-1800
    0.6 PK-5 323
  • Milwaukee Wauwatosa Stem Charter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 135 students
    0.7 miles
    1060 N Glenview Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53213
    (414) 773-1900
    0.7 K-5 135

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