Walker Elementary School

  • Walker Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Walker Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) 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 34% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Walker Elementary School's student population of 334 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walker Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Walker Elementary School is 0.53, 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#185 out of 2029 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
12%
12%
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Black
12%
9%
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White
66%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.530.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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

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