Wilson Elementary School

8710 W Orchard St
Milwaukee, WI 53214
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Wilson Elementary School serves 436 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wilson 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wilson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Wilson Elementary School's student population of 436 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Wilson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Wilson Elementary School is 0.62, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1075 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
12%
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Black
7%
9%
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White
56%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Allis-West Milwaukee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wilson Elementary School is West Allis-west Milwaukee Learning Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shared Journeys (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Franklin Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 355 students
    0.5 miles
    2060 S 86th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53227
    (414) 604-3710
    0.5 PK-5 355
  • Milwaukee West Allis-west Milwaukee Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 162 students
    0.5 miles
    7815 W Lapham St
    Milwaukee, WI 53214
    (414) 604-4210
    0.5 9-12 162
  • Milwaukee Central High School Math: 15% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,170 student
    0.8 miles
    8516 W Lincoln Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53227
    (414) 604-3110
    0.8 9-12 1,170
  • Milwaukee Shared Journeys Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 14 students
    0.8 miles
    9004 W Lincoln Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53227
    (414) 328-6535
    0.8 7-12 14
  • Milwaukee Jefferson Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
    1.1 miles
    7229 W Becher St
    Milwaukee, WI 53219
    (414) 604-4110
    1.1 PK-5 536

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