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Waukesha school information

Index Waukesha Wisconsin National
Average Test Scores43%41%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools261,86979,221
Total private schools1087224,874
Total post-secondary schools11147,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Waukesha are 10% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 26 public schools in Waukesha
  • 90.8% of people in Waukesha have completed 8th grade
  • 89.8% of people in Waukesha have completed high school
  • 35.6% of people in Waukesha have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Waukesha

      Index Waukesha Wisconsin National
      Completed 8th grade90.8%89.0%84.3%
      Completed high school89.8%87.8%83.0%
      Completed some college67.9%59.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree45.5%38.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors35.6%28.4%30.3%
      Completed masters11.6%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.2%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

      Waukesha, WI School Districts

      • Waukesha School District

      There are a total of 26 public schools, 10 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Waukesha. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Waukesha, WI schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Waukesha, WI, an average of 90.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Lannon, WI1,18475%55.2%
      North Prairie, WI2,54272%49.0%
      Merton, WI3,72172%49.0%
      Elm Grove, WI6,15669%44.3%
      Hartland, WI9,31769%44.0%
      Waukesha, WI72,41943%10.4%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Kissimmee, FL72,41046%5.1%
      New Britain, CT72,54322%53.6%
      Lafayette, IN72,55649%2.4%
      Albany, GA72,63426%45.3%
      Turlock, CA72,71534%30.1%
      Waukesha, WI72,41943%10.4%
      Source: The Waukesha, WI education data displayed above is derived from the 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.