Mitchell Elementary School

1728 S 23rd St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Mitchell Elementary School serves 663 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Mitchell 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Mitchell Elementary School's student population of 663 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Mitchell Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mitchell Elementary School is 0.32, which is less 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
#1953 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
82%
12%
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Black
10%
9%
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White
4%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mitchell Elementary School 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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mitchell Elementary School is Carmen High School Of Science And Technology South Campus (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is La Causa Charter School (0.1 miles away)
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School administration penalizing victims of bullying for reporting the problem. Also allows parents of bullies to attack their children's victims. Overall, not a healthy environment.
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