Whitefish Bay High School

1200 E Fairmount Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Whitefish Bay High School serves 947 students in grades 9-12.
Whitefish Bay High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 80% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) 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 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Whitefish Bay High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Whitefish Bay High School's student population of 947 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students947 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

Whitefish Bay High School 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Whitefish Bay High School is 0.37, 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 Testing Rank
#60 out of 2029 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
79%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.49
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Graduation Rate
92%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch (09-10)
1%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitefish Bay School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Whitefish Bay High School is New Horizons For Learning (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Whitefish Bay Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Whitefish Bay Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 664 students
    0.2 miles
    1144 E Henry Clay St
    Milwaukee, WI 53217
    (414) 963-6800
    0.2 6-8 664
  • Milwaukee Cumberland Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 733 students
    0.3 miles
    4780 N Marlborough Dr
    Milwaukee, WI 53211
    (414) 963-3943
    0.3 PK-5 733
  • Milwaukee Lake Bluff Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 585 students
    0.9 miles
    1600 E Lake Bluff Blvd
    Milwaukee, WI 53211
    (414) 963-6972
    0.9 PK-6 585
  • Milwaukee Richards Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 627 students
    1.2 miles
    5812 N Santa Monica Blvd
    Milwaukee, WI 53217
    (414) 963-3951
    1.2 PK-5 627
  • Milwaukee New Horizons For Learning Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 21 students
    1.3 miles
    1701 E Capitol Dr
    Milwaukee, WI 53211
    (414) 963-6921
    1.3 9-12 21

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