Nathan Hale High School

11601 W Lincoln Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53227
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Nathan Hale High School serves 1,467 students in grades 9-12.
Nathan Hale High 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 31% (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 32% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Nathan Hale High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Nathan Hale High School's student population of 1,467 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

Nathan Hale High 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 Nathan Hale High School is 0.57, 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
#1559 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
12%
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Black
10%
9%
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White
62%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.49
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Graduation Rate
96%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Allis-West Milwaukee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nathan Hale High School is Shared Journeys (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lane Intermediate (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Irving Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Irving Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 458 students
    0.9 miles
    10230 W Grant St
    Milwaukee, WI 53227
    (414) 604-4010
    0.9 PK-5 458
  • Milwaukee Mitchell Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 379 students
    1.1 miles
    10125 W Montana Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53227
    (414) 604-4510
    1.1 PK-5 379
  • Milwaukee Lane Intermediate Math: 35% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 529 students
    1.2 miles
    1300 S 109th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53214
    (414) 329-6610
    1.2 6-8 529
  • Milwaukee Madison Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 213 students
    1.3 miles
    1117 S 104th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53214
    (414) 604-4410
    1.3 PK-5 213
  • Milwaukee Walker Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 334 students
    1.3 miles
    900 S 119th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53214
    (414) 604-4710
    1.3 PK-5 334

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