Wisconsin Career Academy (Closed 2013)

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  • Wisconsin Career Academy served 292 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was ≤5% (which was lower than the Wisconsin state average of 49%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 10-14% (which was lower than the Wisconsin state average of 36%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Wisconsin Career Academy 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 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 was higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 85% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

Wisconsin Career Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students292 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank (11-12)#1934 out of 2002 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
38%
12%
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Black
44%
9%
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White
15%
70%
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Diversity Score0.650.49
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Graduation Rate60-69%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Wisconsin Career Academy is Groppi High School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Groppi High School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 191 students
    0.0 miles
    1312 N 27th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53208
    (414)934-8200
    0.0 6-12 191
  • Milwaukee Whittier Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: PK-5 | 218 students
    0.6 miles
    4382 S 3rd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    (414)294-1400
    0.6 PK-5 218
  • Milwaukee Burdick Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 659 students
    0.8 miles
    4348 S Griffin Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    (414)294-1200
    0.8 PK-8 659
  • Milwaukee Howard Avenue Montessori School
    Grades: PK-3 | 257 students
    1.3 miles
    357 E Howard Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    (414)935-0700
    1.3 PK-3 257
  • Milwaukee Ideal Charter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 333 students
    1.3 miles
    1420 W Goldcrest Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53221
    (414)304-6200
    1.3 PK-8 333
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