Meir School

1615 N Martin Luther King Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Meir School serves 1,147 students in grades 3-12.
Meir School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 56% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Meir School's student population of 1,147 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-12
Total Students1,147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Meir School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Meir School is 0.56, which is more 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
#583 out of 2029 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
12%
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Black
63%
9%
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White
17%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.49
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Meir School is Pathways High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Carver Academy (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Pathways High School Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 79 students
    0.2 miles
    336 W Walnut St
    Milwaukee, WI 53232
    (414) 943-2891
    0.2 9-12 79
  • Milwaukee Alliance School Of Milwaukee Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 203 students
    0.4 miles
    850 W Walnut St
    Milwaukee, WI 53205
    (414) 267-5400
    0.4 9-12 203
  • Milwaukee Carver Academy Math: 7% | Reading: 5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 415 students
    0.4 miles
    1900 N 1st St
    Milwaukee, WI 53212
    (414) 267-0500
    0.4 PK-8 415
  • Milwaukee Roosevelt Middle School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 3%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 385 students
    0.4 miles
    800 W Walnut St
    Milwaukee, WI 53205
    (414) 267-8800
    0.4 6-8 385
  • Milwaukee Elm Creative Arts Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 394 students
    0.5 miles
    900 W Walnut St
    Milwaukee, WI 53205
    (414) 267-1800
    0.5 PK-5 394

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