Top 10 Best Waukesha Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 30 public schools serving 12,541 students in Waukesha, WI. Waukesha has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
The top ranked public schools in Waukesha, WI are Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy, Rose Glen Elementary School and Waukesha Stem Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Waukesha, WI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Waukesha have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Wisconsin public schools.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Wisconsin public school average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Waukesha, WI Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy
Charter School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
401 E Roberta Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-3880
Grades: 9-12
| 186 students
Rank: #22.
Rose Glen Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
W273s3845 Brookhill Dr
Waukesha, WI 53189
(262) 970-2405
Grades: PK-5
| 525 students
Rank: #33.
Waukesha Stem Academy
Charter School
Math: 69% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
114 S Charles St
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-2305
Grades: PK-8
| 704 students
Rank: #44.
Meadowbrook Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3130 Rolling Ridge Dr
Waukesha, WI 53188
(262) 970-2005
Grades: PK-5
| 260 students
Rank: #55.
White Rock Campus
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1150 Whiterock Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-2700
Grades: PK
| 234 students
Rank: #66.
Waukesha Academy Of Health Professions
Charter School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
401 E Roberta Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-3775
Grades: 9-12
| 183 students
Rank: #77.
Prairie Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1801 Center Rd
Waukesha, WI 53189
(262) 970-2205
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #88.
Summit View Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 61% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2100 Summit Ave
Waukesha, WI 53188
(262) 970-2605
Grades: PK-5
| 510 students
Rank: #99.
Hillcrest Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2200 Davidson Rd
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-1805
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #1010.
Waukesha East Alternative School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1150 Whiterock Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-4355
Grades: 6-12
| 56 students
Rank: #1111.
Bethesda Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
730 S University Dr
Waukesha, WI 53188
(262) 970-1305
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #1212.
West High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3301 Saylesville Rd
Waukesha, WI 53189
(262) 970-3905
Grades: 9-12
| 1,192 students
Rank: #1313.
Lowell Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
140 N Grandview Blvd
Waukesha, WI 53188
(262) 970-1905
Grades: PK-5
| 371 students
Rank: #1414.
Butler Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
310 N Hine Ave
Waukesha, WI 53188
(262) 970-2905
Grades: 6-8
| 850 students
Rank: #1515.
Banting Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2019 Butler Dr
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-1205
Grades: PK-5
| 476 students
Rank: #1616.
Les Paul Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
325 Carroll St
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-3105
Grades: 6-8
| 598 students
Rank: #1717.
Heyer Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1209 Heyer Dr
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-1705
Grades: PK-5
| 391 students
Rank: #1818.
North High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2222 Michigan Ave
Waukesha, WI 53188
(262) 970-3505
Grades: 9-12
| 1,072 students
Rank: #1919.
Whittier Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1103 S East Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-2805
Grades: PK-5
| 185 students
Rank: #2020.
Eachieve Academy - Wisconsin
Charter School
Math: 22% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
222 Maple Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-1069
Grades: 6-12
| 850 students
Rank: #2121.
Horning Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 Wolf Rd
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-3305
Grades: 6-8
| 624 students
Rank: #2222.
Eachieve Elementary School
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
222 Maple Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-1069
Grades: K-5
| 260 students
Rank: #2323.
South High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
401 E Roberta Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-3705
Grades: 9-12
| 930 students
Rank: #2424.
Hadfield Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
733 Linden St
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-1505
Grades: PK-5
| 233 students
Rank: #2525.
La Casa De Esperanza Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
410 Arcadian Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 547-0887
Grades: PK-8
| 197 students
Rank: n/an/a
Adeline Montessori School Inc
Charter School
S31w29553 Sunset Dr
Waukesha, WI 53189
(262) 201-4492
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1111maitland Dr
Waukesha, WI 53188
(262) 970-1610
Grades: PK-5
| 334 students
Rank: n/an/a
Riverview School
Alternative School
521 Riverview Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 548-7731
Grades: 6-12
| 3 students
Rank: n/an/a
Waukesha Transition Academy
Special Education School
1150 Whiterock Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-1102
Grades: 12
| 33 students
Rank: n/an/a
White Rock School
1150 Whiterock Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-2705
Grades: PK-8
| 210 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Waukesha, Wisconsin Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
301 Hyde Park Ave
Waukesha, WI 53188
(262) 970-1405
Grades: PK-5
| 304 students
111 E Main St
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 524-8677
Grades: 9-12
| 4 students
130 Walton Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 970-2505
Grades: PK-6
| n/a students

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