Milwaukee High School Of The Arts

  • Milwaukee High School Of The Arts serves 914 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Milwaukee High School Of The Arts 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Milwaukee High School Of The Arts's student population of 914 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 92% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students914 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Milwaukee High School Of The Arts is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,027 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Milwaukee High School Of The Arts is 0.55, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1797 out of 2,027 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Milwaukee High School Of The Arts and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
11%
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Black
64%
10%
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White
15%
70%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Milwaukee High School Of The Arts.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.550.28
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Graduation Rate
87%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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