Riley Elementary School

2424 S 4th St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Riley Elementary School serves 498 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Riley 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 11% (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 9% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Riley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Riley Elementary School's student population of 498 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Riley 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 Riley Elementary School is 0.35, 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
#1945 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
80%
12%
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Black
11%
9%
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White
6%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
6%
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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 Riley Elementary School is South Accelerated Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hayes Bilingual School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Hayes Bilingual School Math: 12% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 609 students
    0.5 miles
    971 W Windlake Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53204
    (414) 902-9600
    0.5 PK-8 609
  • Milwaukee Downtown Montessori Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 285 students
    0.6 miles
    2507 S Graham St
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    (414) 744-6005
    0.6 PK-8 285
  • Milwaukee South Accelerated Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 68 students
    0.6 miles
    1515 W Lapham Blvd
    Milwaukee, WI 53204
    (414) 773-9858
    0.6 9-12 68
  • Milwaukee Seeds Of Health Elementary Program Charter School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 435 students
    0.8 miles
    1445 S 32nd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53215
    (414) 643-9052
    0.8 PK-8 435
  • Milwaukee Allen-field Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 624 students
    0.9 miles
    730 W Lapham Blvd
    Milwaukee, WI 53204
    (414) 902-9200
    0.9 PK-5 624

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