Waukesha East Alternative School

  • Waukesha East Alternative School serves 69 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 52%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Waukesha East Alternative 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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Waukesha East Alternative School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

  • Waukesha East Alternative School's student population of 69 students has declined by 43% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students69 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waukesha East Alternative School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,015 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waukesha East Alternative School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
29%
12%
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Black
10%
9%
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White
53%
70%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score0.620.27
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Graduation Rate60-64%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaukesha School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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