Wauwatosa School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 6,917 students in Wauwatosa School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Public Schools in Wauwatosa School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wauwatosa School District 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. Wauwatosa School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Wisconsin public school average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Wauwatosa School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Wisconsin for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Wauwatosa School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WI)
# Schools
17 Schools
2,259 Schools
# Students
6,917 Students
830,713 Students
# Teachers
484 Teachers
59,665 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Wauwatosa School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 441 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WI)
Overall District Rank
#78 out of 442 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wauwatosa   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wauwatosa   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wauwatosa   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wauwatosa   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.51
# American Indian Students
10 Students
9,725 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
296 Students
34,497 Students
% Asian Students
4%
4%
# Hispanic Students
580 Students
106,235 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
13%
# Black Students
1,225 Students
73,567 Students
% Black Students
18%
9%
# White Students
4,328 Students
567,051 Students
% White Students
63%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
634 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
477 Students
38,160 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
334
47,040
# Students in K Grade:
431
54,019
# Students in 1st Grade:
467
55,100
# Students in 2nd Grade:
432
55,640
# Students in 3rd Grade:
453
56,282
# Students in 4th Grade:
447
57,044
# Students in 5th Grade:
457
58,245
# Students in 6th Grade:
500
60,625
# Students in 7th Grade:
519
61,994
# Students in 8th Grade:
532
63,435
# Students in 9th Grade:
570
65,866
# Students in 10th Grade:
553
64,757
# Students in 11th Grade:
624
64,918
# Students in 12th Grade:
598
65,748
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,116 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,405. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,103 is less than the state median of $17,013. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WI)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$91 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wauwatosa   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$91 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Wauwatosa   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,116
$16,405
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wauwatosa   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,103
$17,013
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wauwatosa   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Wauwatosa School District 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.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2166 N 68th St
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 773-1800
Grades: PK-5
| 284 students
Rank: #77.
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: #88.
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
| 166 students
Rank: #99.
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
| 756 students
Rank: #1010.
East High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7500 Milwaukee Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 773-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,146 students
Rank: #1111.
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
| 278 students
Rank: #1212.
Vel R Phillips School
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
| 49 students
Rank: #1313.
Whitman Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11100 W Center St
Milwaukee, WI 53222
(414) 773-2600
Grades: 6-8
| 698 students
Rank: #1414.
Eisenhower Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11600 W Center St
Milwaukee, WI 53222
(414) 773-1100
Grades: PK-5
| 348 students
Rank: #1515.
Underwood Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11132 W Potter Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 773-1700
Grades: PK-5
| 363 students
Rank: #1616.
West High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11400 W Center St
Milwaukee, WI 53222
(414) 773-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,045 students
Rank: #1717.
Wauwatosa Virtual Academy
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12121 W North Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 773-1000
Grades: 6-12
| 159 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Wauwatosa School District
  • 12121 W North Ave, Wauwatosa, WI, 53226-2096
  • (414) 773-1000
  • wauwatosa.k12.wi.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 6,917 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in WI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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