Macdowell Montessori Elementary School (Closed 2013)

1706 West Highland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
  • Macdowell Montessori Elementary School served 518 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 10-14% (which was lower than the Wisconsin state average of 49%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 10-14% (which was lower than the Wisconsin state average of 36%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Macdowell Montessori 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 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 was higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 93% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students518 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank (11-12)#1910 out of 2002 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
85%
9%
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White
7%
70%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Macdowell Montessori Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.270.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Macdowell Montessori Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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