1103 S East Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Whittier Elementary School serves 209 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Whittier Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Whittier Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Whittier Elementary School's student population of 209 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
209 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Whittier Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Whittier Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1411 out of 2025 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
22%
12%
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Black
27%
9%
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White
38%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 209 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 5%)

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