South Milwaukee High School

801 15th Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
South Milwaukee High School serves 1,150 students in grades 9-12.
South Milwaukee 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 26% (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 25% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

South Milwaukee High School's student population of 1,150 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

South Milwaukee 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 South Milwaukee High School is 0.48, 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
#1747 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
12%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
69%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.480.49
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Graduation Rate
90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Milwaukee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Milwaukee High School is Cudahy High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is South Milwaukee Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • South Milwaukee South Milwaukee Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 677 students
    0.0 miles
    1001 15th Ave
    South Milwaukee, WI 53172
    (414) 766-5800
    0 6-8 677
  • South Milwaukee Rawson Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 449 students
    0.5 miles
    1410 Rawson Ave
    South Milwaukee, WI 53172
    (414) 766-2904
    0.5 PK-5 449
  • Cudahy Mitchell Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 229 students
    0.8 miles
    5950 S Illinois Ave
    Cudahy, WI 53110
    (414) 294-7100
    0.8 PK-5 229
  • South Milwaukee Luther Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 219 students
    0.9 miles
    718 Hawthorne Ave
    South Milwaukee, WI 53172
    (414) 766-5326
    0.9 PK-5 219
  • Cudahy Jones Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 109 students
    1.3 miles
    5845 S Swift Ave
    Cudahy, WI 53110
    (414) 294-7150
    1.3 PK-5 109

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