Washington Elementary School

  • Washington Elementary School serves 341 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Washington Elementary School's student population of 341 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#304 out of 2,027 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
74%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.430.28
This chart display the diversity score of Washington Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWauwatosa School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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My children attend this nice, neighborhood school. There is a high level of parental involvement and this district offers a very nice music program. The principal is well loved by the students. The teachers generally do a nice job, too..the only problem being one of the first grade teachers who is rude and unprofessional -- she should not be teaching first grade and I question her capabilities.
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