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75%
  • Waukesha Academy Of Health Professions
  • 401 E Roberta Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 169
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
75%
  • Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy
  • 401 E Roberta Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 151
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
65%
  • Hillcrest Elementary
  • 2200 Davidson Rd, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 332
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
63%
  • Waukesha Stem Academy
  • 114 S Charles St, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 822
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
63%
  • Rose Glen Elementary
  • W273s3845 Brookhill Dr, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 477
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
61%
  • Summit View Elementary
  • 2100 Summit Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 549
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
60%
  • Bethesda Elementary
  • 730 S University Dr, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 437
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
57%
  • Meadowbrook Elementary
  • 3130 Rolling Ridge Dr, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 295
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
54%
  • West High
  • 3301 Saylesville Rd, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,178
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
52%
  • Prairie Elementary
  • 1801 Center Rd, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 356
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
52%
  • Les Paul Middle School
  • 400 N Grand Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 632
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
50%
  • Eachieve Elementary
  • 222 Maple Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 16
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
47%
  • Butler Middle School
  • 310 N Hine Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 922
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
47%
  • Lowell Elementary
  • 140 N Grandview Blvd, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 281
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
46%
  • North High
  • 2222 Michigan Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,117
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
42%
  • Banting Elementary
  • 2019 Butler Dr, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 488
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
41%
  • Eachieve Academy - Wisconsin
  • 222 Maple Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 720
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
38%
  • Heyer Elementary
  • 1209 Heyer Dr, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 437
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
37%
  • Whittier Elementary
  • 1103 S East Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 296
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
36%
  • Horning Middle School
  • 2000 Wolf Rd, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 780
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
35%
  • Waukesha East Alternative School
  • 1150 Whiterock Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 123
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
35%
  • Hadfield Elementary
  • 733 Linden St, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 341
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
32%
  • South High
  • 401 E Roberta Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,063
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
30%
  • Hawthorne Elementary
  • 1111 Maitland Dr, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 298
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
25%
  • Blair Elementary
  • 301 Hyde Park Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 348
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Waukesha Early Learning Center
  • 1150 Whiterock Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 823
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Waukesha Transition Academy
  • 1150 Whiterock Ave, Waukesha
  • Waukesha School District
  • Grades: 12 - 12 · Students: 43
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Waukesha school information

IndexWaukeshaWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores49%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools261,86979,221
Total private schools1087224,874
Total post-secondary schools11147,963
The Waukesha, WI educational system consists of 26 public schools, 10 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Waukesha public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 4% higher than than the Wisconsin average and 1% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Waukesha public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.8% have completed high school, 35.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Waukesha

IndexWaukeshaWisconsinNational
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 49%. 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.

To customize your list of Waukesha 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 Waukesha, WI schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lannon, WI1,05385%72%
Delafield, WI7,21877%57%
Elm Grove, WI6,08575%52%
North Prairie, WI2,39175%51%
Wind Lake, WI5,38375%51%
Waukesha, WI72,01649%1%

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Canton, OH72,16360%23%
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Iowa City, IA72,38573%47%
Waldorf, MD72,41336%28%
Layton, UT72,41344%11%
Waukesha, WI72,01649%1%
Source: The Waukesha, 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.
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