Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy

  • Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy serves 185 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (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 70-79% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

  • Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy's student population of 185 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 200% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students185 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy is 0.47, 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 School Rank (16-17)#35 out of 2029 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
12%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
71%
70%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.49
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Graduation Rate≥90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaukesha School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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