Top 10 Best Milwaukee Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 248 public schools serving 113,324 students in Milwaukee, WI. Milwaukee has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
The top ranked public schools in Milwaukee, WI are Wauwatosa Stem, Lincoln Elementary School and Mckinley Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Milwaukee, WI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Milwaukee have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Wisconsin public schools.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Wisconsin public school average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Milwaukee, WI Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wauwatosa Stem
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1060 N Glenview Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 773-1900
Grades: K-5
| 135 students
Rank: #22.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1741 N Wauwatosa Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 773-1300
Grades: PK-5
| 299 students
Rank: #33.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2435 N 89th St
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 773-1500
Grades: PK-5
| 398 students
Rank: #44.
Stormonth Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7301 N Longacre Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 247-4102
Grades: PK-4
| 457 students
Rank: #55.
Whitefish Bay Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1144 E Henry Clay St
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 963-6800
Grades: 6-8
| 664 students
Rank: #66.
Whitefish Bay High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1200 E Fairmount Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 963-3928
Grades: 9-12
| 947 students
Rank: #77.
Bayside Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
601 E Ellsworth Ln
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 247-4201
Grades: 5-8
| 361 students
Rank: #88.
Roosevelt Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2535 N 73rd St
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 773-1600
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
Rank: #99.
Wauwatosa Montessori School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12121 W North Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 773-3310
Grades: PK-8
| 172 students
Rank: #1010.
Cumberland Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4780 N Marlborough Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 963-3943
Grades: PK-5
| 733 students
Rank: #1111.
Shorewood High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1701 E Capitol Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 963-6921
Grades: 9-12
| 652 students
Rank: #1212.
Richards Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5812 N Santa Monica Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 963-3951
Grades: PK-5
| 627 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Lake Bluff Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1600 E Lake Bluff Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 963-6972
Grades: PK-6
| 585 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Maple Dale Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8377 N Port Washington Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 351-7380
Grades: 3-8
| 308 students
Rank: #1515.
Downtown Montessori
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2507 S Graham St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 744-6005
Grades: PK-8
| 285 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
2166 N 68th St
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 773-1800
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Whittier Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4382 S 3rd St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 294-1400
Grades: PK-5
| 220 students
Rank: #1818.
Atwater Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2100 E Capitol Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 963-6962
Grades: PK-6
| 545 students
Rank: #1919.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6927 Maple Ter
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 773-1200
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Parkway Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5910 N Milwaukee River Pkwy
Milwaukee, WI 53209
(414) 351-7190
Grades: PK-3
| 507 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Walker Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 S 119th St
Milwaukee, WI 53214
(414) 604-4710
Grades: PK-5
| 334 students
Rank: #2222.
Wilson Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1060 N Glenview Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 773-1900
Grades: PK-5
| 158 students
Rank: #2323.
Cooper Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5143 S 21st St
Milwaukee, WI 53221
(414) 304-6300
Grades: PK-8
| 444 students
Rank: #2424.
Longfellow Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7600 W North Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 773-2400
Grades: 6-8
| 798 students
Rank: #2525.
Milwaukee German Immersion
Math: 51% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
3778 N 82nd St
Milwaukee, WI 53222
(414) 393-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 607 students
Rank: #2626.
East High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7500 Milwaukee Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 773-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,152 students
Rank: #2727.
Meir School
Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1615 N Martin Luther King Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 758-2500
Grades: 3-12
| 1,147 students
Rank: #2828.
Nicolet High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(3)
6701 N Jean Nicolet Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 351-7554
Grades: 9-12
| 1,098 students
Rank: #2929.
Maryland Montessori
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2418 N Maryland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 906-4800
Grades: PK-8
| 452 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1117 S 104th St
Milwaukee, WI 53214
(414) 604-4410
Grades: PK-5
| 213 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9925 W Glendale Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53225
(414) 773-1400
Grades: PK-5
| 299 students
Rank: #32 - 3732. - 37.
Banner Preparatory School Of Milwaukee
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4610 W State St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 461-9561
Grades: 9-12
| 62 students
Rank: #32 - 3732. - 37.
Groppi High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1312 N 27th St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 934-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 140 students
Rank: #32 - 3732. - 37.
Pathways High School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
336 W Walnut St
Milwaukee, WI 53232
(414) 943-2891
Grades: 9-12
| 79 students
Rank: #32 - 3732. - 37.
Plank Road Complex
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10201 W Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 257-7128
Grades: K-12
| 64 students
Show 100 more public schools in Milwaukee, WI (out of 248 total schools)
Loading...
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5225 W Vliet St Room 9
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 475-8473
Grades: PK-K
| 16 students
1530 West Center St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
(414) 372-3942
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
2450 S 68th St
Milwaukee, WI 53219
(414) 604-3520
Grades: 9-12
| 30 students
3517 W Courtland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
(414) 897-7398
Grades: 6-12
| 51 students
Afro Urban Institute High School (Closed 2006)
Alternative School
Charter School
Po Box 85
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(414) 562-6969
Grades: 9-12
| 159 students
5268 N 35th St
Milwaukee, WI 53209
(414) 461-1624
Grades: 1-8
| 181 students
7841 N 47th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
(414) 371-6705
Grades: PK-2
| 228 students
2669 N Richards St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 562-8398
Grades: 9-12
| 71 students
7171 W Brown Deer Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53223
(414) 375-1510
Grades: 6-8
| 219 students
5757 West Dean Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53223
(414) 371-6900
Grades: 5-8
| 501 students
6700 North 80th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
(414) 393-3500
Grades: 6-8
| 406 students
3620 N 18th St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
(414) 615-3915
Grades: PK-8
| 651 students
3814 West North Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 615-3915
Grades: PK-8
| 590 students
3939 N 88th St
Milwaukee, WI 53222
(414) 465-1355
Grades: PK-8
| 253 students
4116 W Silver Spring Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53209
(414) 393-5300
Grades: PK-5
| 263 students
2001 W Vliet St
Milwaukee, WI 53205
(414) 933-4044
Grades: PK-5
| 275 students
1645 South 36th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
(414) 672-6868
Grades: 9-12
| 79 students
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 299-2795
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
700 W Michigan St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 344-8480
Grades: 9-12
| 98 students
6700 N 80th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
(414) 256-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 236 students
2760 N 1st St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 267-8608
Grades: 9-10
| 63 students
3040 West Capitol Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53216
(414) 442-4422
Grades: 9-12
| 95 students
3517 W Courtland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
(414) 449-5960
Grades: 6-12
| 35 students
10201 W Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 257-4857
Grades: 5-12
| 21 students
3620 North 18th St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
(414) 212-2915
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
3409 N 37th St
Milwaukee, WI 53216
(414) 874-5500
Grades: PK-6
| 114 students
2969 South Howell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 294-1600
Grades: PK-6
| 286 students
4141 North 64th St
Milwaukee, WI 53216
(414) 393-2580
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
5268 N 35th St
Milwaukee, WI 53209
(414) 461-1624
Grades: 1-8
| 176 students
5372 N 37th St
Milwaukee, WI 53209
(414) 616-5400
Grades: 6-10
| 622 students
611 West National Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 672-1237
Grades: 9-12
| 101 students
9520 West Allyn St
Milwaukee, WI 53224
(262) 236-1600
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
6700 North 80th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
(414) 393-3898
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
606 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53203
(414) 273-6690
Grades: 11-12
| 119 students
2969 South Howell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 294-1000
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Show 100 more closed public schools in Milwaukee, WI (out of 138 total schools)
Loading...

Recent Articles

Public School Jobs
Public School Jobs
Learn about public school jobs. Discover helpful resources for finding jobs in public schools.
What Is A Magnet School?
What Is A Magnet School?
What is a Magnet School? Read about how magnet schools differ and work when compared to other public schools.
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.