Macdowell Montessori School K3-12

  • Macdowell Montessori School K3-12 serves 727 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (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 18% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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Macdowell Montessori School K3-12 places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

  • Macdowell Montessori School K3-12's student population of 727 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students727 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Macdowell Montessori School K3-12's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Macdowell Montessori School K3-12 is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1951 out of 2,027 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
12%
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Black
58%
9%
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White
23%
70%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.600.28
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Graduation Rate80-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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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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