Waukesha School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 12,813 students in Waukesha School District. Waukesha School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
The top ranked public schools in Waukesha School District are Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy, Rose Glen Elementary School and Meadowbrook Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Waukesha School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Wisconsin public school average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

School District NameWaukesha School District
School District Websitehttp://www.waukesha.k12.wi.us
School District Phone Number(262) 970-1012
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WI)
# of Schools28 Schools2,287 Schools
# of Students12,813 Students861,712 Students
# of Teachers839 Teachers58,136 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

Waukesha 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 86% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#230 out of 440 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Waukesha   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waukesha   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)
43%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waukesha   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
86%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Waukesha   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.540.49
# of American Indian Students33 Students10,619 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students481 Students34,180 Students
% Asian Students
4%
4%
# of Hispanic Students2,904 Students103,433 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
12%
# of Black Students699 Students79,012 Students
% Black Students
5%
9%
# of White Students8,236 Students601,232 Students
% White Students
64%
70%
# of Hawaiian Students11 Students667 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students449 Students32,570 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:73955,187
# of Students in Kindergarten:81656,921
# of Students in 1st Grade:80857,618
# of Students in 2nd Grade:81758,448
# of Students in 3rd Grade:86260,887
# of Students in 4th Grade:82161,995
# of Students in 5th Grade:90362,832
# of Students in 6th Grade:91861,625
# of Students in 7th Grade:90961,657
# of Students in 8th Grade:95662,439
# of Students in 9th Grade:98266,005
# of Students in 10th Grade:99364,405
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,11164,611
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,17867,082
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $12,882 in this school district is less 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 $12,348 is less 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$165 MM$13 MM
This chart display total revenue of Waukesha   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$158 MM$13 MM
This chart display total spending of Waukesha   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$12,882$15,320
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Waukesha   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$12,348$15,270
This chart display average spending per public school student in Waukesha   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.

Waukesha School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    401 E Roberta Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-3880

    Grades: 9-12 | 185 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Rose Glen Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    W273s3845 Brookhill Dr
    Waukesha, WI 53189
    (262) 970-2405

    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Meadowbrook Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3130 Rolling Ridge Dr
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    (262) 970-2005

    Grades: PK-5 | 303 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Hillcrest Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2200 Davidson Rd
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-1805

    Grades: PK-5 | 331 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Summit View Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2100 Summit Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    (262) 970-2605

    Grades: PK-5 | 592 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Waukesha Stem Academy Charter School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    114 S Charles St
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-2305

    Grades: PK-8 | 784 students
  • Rank: #77.
    West High School Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3301 Saylesville Rd
    Waukesha, WI 53189
    (262) 970-3905

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,172 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Waukesha East Alternative School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1150 Whiterock Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-4355

    Grades: 9-12 | 114 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Lowell Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    140 N Grandview Blvd
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    (262) 970-1905

    Grades: PK-5 | 269 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Banting Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2019 Butler Dr
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-1205

    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Les Paul Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    325 Carroll St
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-3105

    Grades: 6-8 | 707 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Bethesda Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    730 S University Dr
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    (262) 970-1305

    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Prairie Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1801 Center Rd
    Waukesha, WI 53189
    (262) 970-2205

    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Butler Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    310 N Hine Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    (262) 970-2905

    Grades: 6-8 | 883 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Heyer Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1209 Heyer Dr
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-1705

    Grades: PK-5 | 406 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Waukesha Academy Of Health Professions Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 E Roberta Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-3775

    Grades: 9-12 | 145 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    North High School Math: 33% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2222 Michigan Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    (262) 970-3505

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,175 student
  • Rank: #1818.
    Hawthorne Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1111 Maitland Dr
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    (262) 970-1605

    Grades: PK-5 | 239 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Blair Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 Hyde Park Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    (262) 970-1405

    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    South High School Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 E Roberta Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-3705

    Grades: 9-12 | 946 students
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Hadfield Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    733 Linden St
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-1505

    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Whittier Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1103 S East Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-2805

    Grades: PK-5 | 209 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Eachieve Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    222 Maple Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-1069

    Grades: K-5 | 73 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Horning Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2000 Wolf Rd
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-3305

    Grades: 6-8 | 737 students
  • Rank: #25-2725.- 27.
    Riverview School Alternative School
    521 Riverview Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 548-7731

    Grades: 6-12 | 3 students
  • Rank: #25-2725.- 27.
    Waukesha Transition Academy Special Education School
    1150 Whiterock Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-1102

    Grades: 12 | 45 students
  • Rank: #25-2725.- 27.
    White Rock Campus
    1150 Whiterock Ave
    Waukesha, WI 53186
    (262) 970-2700

    Grades: PK-2 | 414 students
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