Whitefish Bay High School

  • Whitefish Bay High School serves 924 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (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 75% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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 924 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students924 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whitefish Bay High School is 0.39, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#85 out of 2029 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
10%
9%
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White
77%
70%
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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 Whitefish Bay High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.390.49
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Graduation Rate
97%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitefish Bay School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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