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For the 2021 school year, there are 161 public schools serving 75,440 students in Milwaukee School District. Milwaukee School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
The top ranked public schools in Milwaukee School District are Milwaukee German Immersion, Cooper Elementary School and Meir School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Milwaukee School District have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Wisconsin public school average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

School District NameMilwaukee School District
School District Websitehttp://www.milwaukee.k12.wi.us
School District Phone Number(414) 475-8002
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WI)
# of Schools161 Schools2,292 Schools
# of Students75,440 Students861,320 Students
# of Teachers3,562 Teachers58,112 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1

District Comparison

Milwaukee School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 439 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 67% has increased from 61% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#431 out of 440 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Milwaukee   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Milwaukee   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Milwaukee   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
67%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Milwaukee   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.650.49
# of American Indian Students436 Students10,618 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students5,370 Students34,176 Students
% Asian Students
7%
4%
# of Hispanic Students20,019 Students103,416 Students
% Hispanic Students
26%
12%
# of Black Students39,273 Students78,920 Students
% Black Students
52%
9%
# of White Students8,356 Students600,979 Students
% White Students
11%
70%
# of Hawaiian Students52 Students666 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,934 Students32,546 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:6,84455,156
# of Students in Kindergarten:5,55456,859
# of Students in 1st Grade:5,51457,565
# of Students in 2nd Grade:5,63158,395
# of Students in 3rd Grade:5,78660,849
# of Students in 4th Grade:5,76361,973
# of Students in 5th Grade:5,47662,798
# of Students in 6th Grade:5,22961,625
# of Students in 7th Grade:4,97061,657
# of Students in 8th Grade:4,97362,439
# of Students in 9th Grade:6,38465,975
# of Students in 10th Grade:5,00364,369
# of Students in 11th Grade:4,47364,586
# of Students in 12th Grade:3,84067,074
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $16,569 is higher than the state median of $15,320. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,807 is higher than the state median of $15,270. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (WI)
Total Revenue$1,250 MM$13 MM
This chart display total revenue of Milwaukee   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$1,193 MM$13 MM
This chart display total spending of Milwaukee   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,569$15,320
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Milwaukee   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,807$15,270
This chart display average spending per public school student in Milwaukee   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Milwaukee School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Milwaukee German Immersion Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3778 N 82nd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53222
    (414) 393-5600

    Grades: PK-5 | 607 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Cooper Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5143 S 21st St
    Milwaukee, WI 53221
    (414) 304-6300

    Grades: PK-8 | 444 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Meir School Math: 46% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1615 N Martin Luther King Dr
    Milwaukee, WI 53212
    (414) 758-2500

    Grades: 3-12 | 1,147 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Whittier Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4382 S 3rd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    (414) 294-1400

    Grades: PK-5 | 220 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Reagan College Preparatory High School Math: 41% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4965 S 20th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53221
    (414) 304-6100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,336 student
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Banner Preparatory School Of Milwaukee Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4610 W State St
    Milwaukee, WI 53208
    (414) 461-9561

    Grades: 9-12 | 62 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Groppi High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1312 N 27th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53208
    (414) 934-8200

    Grades: 9-12 | 140 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Transition High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1940 N 36th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53208
    (414) 212-2670

    Grades: 9-12 | 183 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Fernwood Montessori Math: 37% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3239 S Pennsylvania Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    (414) 294-1300

    Grades: PK-8 | 782 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Maryland Montessori Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2418 N Maryland Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53211
    (414) 906-4800

    Grades: PK-8 | 452 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Honey Creek Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6701 W Eden Pl
    Milwaukee, WI 53220
    (414) 604-7900

    Grades: PK-5 | 403 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Milwaukee College Preparatory School -- 36th Street Campus Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2449 N 36th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53210
    (414) 445-8020

    Grades: PK-8 | 508 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Academy Of Accelerated Learning Math: 37% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3727 S 78th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53220
    (414) 604-7300

    Grades: PK-5 | 625 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Hapa-hmong American Peace Academy K3-12 Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4601 N 84th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53225
    (414) 383-4944

    Grades: PK-12 | 1,594 student
  • Rank: #1515.
    Milwaukee Spanish Immersion Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2765 S 55th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53219
    (414) 604-7600

    Grades: PK-5 | 680 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Carmen High School Of Science And Technology South Campus Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1712 S 32nd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53215
    (414) 384-4444

    Grades: 9-12 | 365 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    King International Math: 30% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1801 W Olive St
    Milwaukee, WI 53209
    (414) 267-0700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,520 student
  • Rank: #1818.
    Milwaukee College Preparatory School -- 38th Street Charter School
    Math: 40% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2623 N 38th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53205
    (414) 445-1000

    Grades: PK-8 | 504 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Milwaukee College Preparatory School -- Lloyd Street Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1228 W Lloyd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53205
    (414) 264-6000

    Grades: PK-8 | 498 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Humboldt Park Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3230 S Adams Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    (414) 294-1700

    Grades: PK-8 | 587 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Bay View Montessori School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    357 E Howard Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    (414) 935-0700

    Grades: PK-4 | 282 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Milwaukee French Immersion Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2360 N 52nd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53210
    (414) 874-8400

    Grades: PK-5 | 614 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Burdick Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4348 S Griffin Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    (414) 294-1200

    Grades: PK-8 | 630 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Whitman Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4200 S 54th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53220
    (414) 604-7700

    Grades: PK-8 | 412 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Clement Avenue Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3666 S Clement Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    (414) 294-1500

    Grades: PK-8 | 462 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Ninety-fifth Street Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3707 N 94th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53222
    (414) 393-4100

    Grades: PK-5 | 409 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Highland Community School Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1706 W Highland Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53233
    (414) 342-1412

    Grades: PK-8 | 409 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Garland Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3120 W Green Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53221
    (414) 304-6500

    Grades: PK-8 | 569 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Alcott Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3563 S 97th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53228
    (414) 604-7400

    Grades: PK-8 | 324 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Alba - Academia De Lenguaje Y Bellas Artes Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1712 S 32nd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53215
    (414) 902-7525

    Grades: PK-5 | 494 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Fairview Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6500 W Kinnickinnic River Pkwy
    Milwaukee, WI 53219
    (414) 546-7700

    Grades: PK-8 | 641 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Milwaukee College Preparatory School: Lola Rowe North Campus Charter School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1350 W North Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53205
    (414) 264-6600

    Grades: PK-8 | 500 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Milwaukee Excellence Charter School Charter School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4950 N 24th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53209
    (414) 464-7188

    Grades: 6-12 | 239 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Wedgewood Park School Math: 26% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6506 W Warnimont Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53220
    (414) 604-7800

    Grades: 6-8 | 912 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Curtin Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3450 S 32nd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53215
    (414) 902-7700

    Grades: PK-8 | 318 students
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