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70%
  • Whittier Elementary
  • 4382 S 3rd St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 204
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
66%
  • Meir School
  • 1555 N Martin Luther King Dr, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: 3 - 9 · Students: 752
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
63%
  • Milwaukee German Immersion
  • 3778 N 82nd St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 627
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
60%
  • Downtown Montessori
  • 2507 S Graham St, Milwaukee
  • Downtown Montessori Agency
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 235
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
55%
  • Woodlands School
  • 5510 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee
  • Woodlands School Agency
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 342
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
55%
  • Milwaukee Spanish Immersion
  • 2765 S 55th St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 579
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
55%
  • Maryland Montessori
  • 2418 N Maryland Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 398
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
54%
  • Cooper Elementary
  • 5143 S 21st St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 423
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
53%
  • Fernwood Montessori
  • 3239 S Pennsylvania Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 705
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
50%
  • Banner Preparatory School Of Milwaukee
  • 4610 W State St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 60
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
50%
  • Lad Lake Synergy School
  • 2820 W Grant St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 32
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
50%
  • Nova Tech
  • 2433 W Roosevelt Dr, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 99
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
50%
  • Escuela Verde
  • 3628 W Pierce St, Milwaukee
  • Escuela Verde Agency
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 80
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
50%
  • Nova
  • 2320 W Burleigh St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 114
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
50%
  • Curtin Elementary
  • 3450 S 32nd St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 303
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
48%
  • Bruce Guadalupe
  • 1028 S 9th St, Milwaukee
  • Bruce Guadalupe Agency
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 1,116
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
47%
  • Honey Creek Elementary
  • 6701 W Eden Pl, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 395
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
45%
  • Milwaukee College Preparatory School -- 36th Street
  • 1228 W Lloyd St Ste 100, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee College Preparatory School -- 36th Street Agency
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 497
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
45%
  • Reagan College Preparatory High
  • 4965 S 20th St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,266
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
45%
  • Alba - Academyemia De Lenguaje Y Bellas Artes
  • 1712 S 32nd St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 427
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
44%
  • Academy Of Accelerated Learning
  • 3727 S 78th St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 621
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
43%
  • Fairview Elementary
  • 6500 W Kinnickinnic River Pkwy, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 632
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
42%
  • Milwaukee French Immersion
  • 2360 N 52nd St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 462
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
42%
  • Rocketship Southside Community Prep
  • 3003 W Cleveland Ave, Milwaukee
  • Rocketship Southside Community Prep Agency
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 406
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
41%
  • Humboldt Park Elementary
  • 3230 S Adams Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 612
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
41%
  • Hapa-hmong Amer Peace Academy K3-12
  • 4601 N 84th St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 1,265
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
41%
  • King International
  • 1801 W Olive St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,479
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
40%
  • Carmen High School Of Science And Technology South Campus
  • 1712 S 32nd St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 348
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
40%
  • Garland Elementary
  • 3120 W Green Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 508
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
39%
  • Burdick Elementary
  • 4348 S Griffin Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 665
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
38%
  • Wedgewood Park School
  • 6506 W Warnimont Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 882
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
38%
  • Greenfield Bilingual
  • 1711 S 35th St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 682
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
38%
  • Clement Avenue Elementary
  • 3666 S Clement Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 475
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
37%
  • Ideal
  • 1420 W Goldcrest Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 279
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
37%
  • Alcott Elementary
  • 3563 S 97th St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 358
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
35%
  • Whitman Elementary
  • 4200 S 54th St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 7 · Students: 341
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
35%
  • Lowell Elementary
  • 4360 S 20th St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 264
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
32%
  • Milwaukee School Of Languages
  • 8400 W Burleigh St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 1,177
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
30%
  • Milwaukee College Preparatory School -- 38th Street
  • 1228 W Lloyd St Ste 100, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 7 · Students: 443
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
30%
  • Central City Cyberschool
  • 4301 N 44th St, Milwaukee
  • Central City Cyberschool Agency
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 394
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
30%
  • Highland Community School
  • 1706 W Highland Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 347
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
26%
  • Milwaukee College Preparatory School: Lola Rowe North Campus
  • 1350 W North Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee College Preparatory School: Lola Rowe North Campus
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 450
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
25%
  • Victory Elementary
  • 2222 W Henry Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 572
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
25%
  • Woodlands School East
  • 3121 W State St, Milwaukee
  • Woodlands School East Agency
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 156
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
25%
  • Morgandale Elementary
  • 3635 S 17th St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 566
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
25%
  • Ninety-fifth Street Elementary
  • 3707 N 94th St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 387
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
25%
  • Emerson Elementary
  • 9025 W Lawrence Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 255
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
24%
  • Milwaukee College Preparatory School -- Lloyd Street
  • 1228 W Lloyd St Ste 100, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 494
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
24%
  • Milwaukee Parkside School
  • 2969 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 761
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
24%
  • Grant Elementary
  • 2920 W Grant St, Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 696
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Milwaukee school information

IndexMilwaukeeWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores21%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:114:116:1
Total public schools2511,86979,221
Total private schools14087224,874
Total post-secondary schools251147,963
The Milwaukee, WI educational system consists of 251 public schools, 140 private schools and 25 post-secondary schools. Milwaukee public schools have average test scores of 21% which is 54% lower than than the Wisconsin average and 57% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Milwaukee public schools is 21:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.0% have completed high school, 23.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Milwaukee

IndexMilwaukeeWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade79.4%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.0%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college52.9%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.6%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.5%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

Milwaukee, WI School Districts

Milwaukee School District

There are a total of 251 public schools, 140 private schools and 25 post-secondary schools in Milwaukee. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Milwaukee, WI schools is 21%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Milwaukee, WI, an average of 79.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.0% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Milwaukee schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Milwaukee, WI schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lannon, WI1,05385%72%
Elm Grove, WI6,08575%52%
Fox Point, WI6,69575%51%
Wind Lake, WI5,38375%51%
Whitefish Bay, WI14,08874%51%
Milwaukee, WI598,67221%57%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Louisville, KY611,57340%19%
Oklahoma City, OK620,01561%25%
Portland, OR620,58951%3%
Baltimore, MD621,00020%59%
Albuquerque, NM556,85926%48%
Milwaukee, WI598,67221%57%
Source: The Milwaukee, WI education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.