Wauwatosa school information

IndexWauwatosaWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores61%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools171,86979,221
Total private schools987224,874
Total post-secondary schools31147,963
The Wauwatosa, WI educational system consists of 17 public schools, 9 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Wauwatosa public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 31% higher than than the Wisconsin average and 25% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wauwatosa public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.2% have completed high school, 58.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.1% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Wauwatosa are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Wauwatosa.
  • 95.5% of people in Wauwatosa have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.2% of people in Wauwatosa have completed high school.
  • 58.2% of people in Wauwatosa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wauwatosa

IndexWauwatosaWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade95.5%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school95.2%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college81.2%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree65.4%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors58.2%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters22.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.1%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Wauwatosa (high school & post-secondary)

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Wauwatosa, WI47,38861%25%

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Source: The Wauwatosa, 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.