Underwood Elementary School

  • Underwood Elementary School serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Underwood Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Underwood Elementary School's student population of 317 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Underwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Underwood Elementary School is 0.67, 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#610 out of 2029 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
12%
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Black
16%
9%
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White
52%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWauwatosa School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Underwood Elementary School is Plank Road Complex (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Plank Road Complex Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 64 students
    1.1 miles
    10201 W Watertown Plank Rd
    Milwaukee, WI 53226
    (414) 257-7128
    1.1 K-12 64
  • Milwaukee Walker Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 334 students
    1.4 miles
    900 S 119th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53214
    (414) 604-4710
    1.4 PK-5 334
  • Milwaukee Wauwatosa Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 172 students
    1.4 miles
    12121 W North Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53226
    (414) 773-3310
    1.4 PK-8 172
  • Milwaukee Wauwatosa Virtual Academy Charter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 127 students
    1.4 miles
    12121 W North Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53226
    (414) 773-1000
    1.4 6-12 127
  • Milwaukee Lane Intermediate
    Grades: 6-8 | 529 students
    1.6 miles
    1300 S 109th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53214
    (414) 329-6610
    1.6 6-8 529

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