Top 10 Best Milwaukee County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 286 public schools serving 128,772 students in Milwaukee County, WI. Milwaukee County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
The top ranked public schools in Milwaukee County, WI are Wauwatosa Stem, Lincoln Elementary School and Southwood Glen Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Milwaukee County, WI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Milwaukee County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Wisconsin public schools.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Wisconsin public school average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Milwaukee County 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
| 132 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
| 298 students
Rank: #33.
Southwood Glen Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9090 S 35th St
Franklin, WI 53132
(414) 761-1181
Grades: PK-5
| 384 students
Rank: #44.
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
| 380 students
Rank: #55.
Pleasant View Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4601 W Marquette Ave
Franklin, WI 53132
(414) 423-4650
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #66.
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
| 467 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 601 students
Rank: #88.
College Park Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5701 W College Ave
Greendale, WI 53129
(414) 423-2850
Grades: K-5
| 256 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Edgerton Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5145 S 116th St
Hales Corners, WI 53130
(414) 525-8900
Grades: PK-5
| 381 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
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
| 984 students
Rank: #1111.
Robinwood Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10705 W Robinwood Ln
Franklin, WI 53132
(414) 529-8255
Grades: PK-5
| 442 students
Rank: #1212.
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
| 370 students
Rank: #1313.
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
| 390 students
Rank: #1414.
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
| 175 students
Rank: #1515.
Carollton Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8965 S Carollton Dr
Oak Creek, WI 53154
(414) 768-6290
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #1616.
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
| 647 students
Rank: #1717.
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
| 606 students
Rank: #1818.
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
| 632 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
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
| 530 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Maple Dale School
Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8377 N Port Washington Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 351-7380
Grades: 4-8
| 242 students
Rank: #2121.
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
| 292 students
Rank: #2222.
Canterbury Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7000 Enfield Ave
Greendale, WI 53129
(414) 423-2770
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
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
| 284 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
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
| 193 students
Rank: #2525.
Forest Park Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8225 W Forest Hill Ave
Franklin, WI 53132
(414) 529-8250
Grades: 6-8
| 1,110 students
Rank: #2626.
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
| 438 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Jones Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5845 S Swift Ave
Cudahy, WI 53110
(414) 294-7150
Grades: PK-5
| 166 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Willow Glen Primary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2600 E Bolivar Ave
Saint Francis, WI 53235
(414) 486-6300
Grades: PK-3
| 233 students
Rank: #2929.
Country Dale Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
7380 S North Cape Rd
Franklin, WI 53132
(414) 529-8240
Grades: PK-5
| 441 students
Rank: #3030.
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
| 250 students
Rank: #3131.
Ben Franklin Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7620 S 83rd St
Franklin, WI 53132
(414) 529-8270
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #3232.
Luther Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
718 Hawthorne Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
(414) 766-5326
Grades: PK-5
| 192 students
Rank: #3333.
Deerfield Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3871 E Bluestem Dr
Oak Creek, WI 53154
(414) 768-6220
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
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
| 465 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
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
| 247 students
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Milwaukee County 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
1618 W Keefe Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53206
(414) 615-3915
Grades: PK-8
| 158 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
| n/a 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
6201 South Barland Ave
Cudahy, WI 53110
(414) 766-5090
Grades: 9-12
| n/a 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
6850 N 53rd St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
(414) 206-0500
Grades: 6-8
| 159 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
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