Milwaukee School Of Languages

  • Milwaukee School Of Languages serves 1,174 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (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 33% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Milwaukee School Of Languages 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Milwaukee School Of Languages's student population of 1,174 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Milwaukee School Of Languages is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Milwaukee School Of Languages is 0.65, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1699 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
12%
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Black
50%
9%
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White
28%
70%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Milwaukee School Of Languages.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.650.49
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Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Milwaukee School Of Languages and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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The overall student body has substantial behavior issues that aren't addressed by administration at this school.
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I am in 7th grade right now me and my sister go there I think it is a good school but there are lots of kids that skip class and play 30 seconds in the bathroom most of the kids have no home training and never listen to the teachers
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