Parkway Elementary School

5910 N Milwaukee River Pkwy
Milwaukee, WI 53209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 462 students in grades Prekindergarten-3, Parkway Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 38%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 30% in WI
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Parkway Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Parkway Elementary School's student population of 462 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
462 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Parkway Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,991 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Parkway Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WI)
#431 out of 1991 schools
(Top 30%)
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50-54%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Parkway Elementary School 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 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Parkway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
13%
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Black
30%
9%
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White
46%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Parkway Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Parkway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parkway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Parkway Elementary School's ranking?
Parkway Elementary School is ranked #431 out of 1,991 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are Parkway Elementary School often compared to?
Parkway Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Richards Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average).
How many students attend Parkway Elementary School?
462 students attend Parkway Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Parkway Elementary School students are White, 30% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Parkway Elementary School?
Parkway Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Parkway Elementary School offer ?
Parkway Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Parkway Elementary School part of?
Parkway Elementary School is part of Glendale-River Hills School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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