West Allis school information

IndexWest AllisWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores42%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools141,86979,221
Total private schools887224,874
Total post-secondary schools21147,963
The West Allis, WI educational system consists of 14 public schools, 8 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. West Allis public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 9% lower than than the Wisconsin average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Allis public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.7% have completed high school, 24.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Allis are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in West Allis.
  • 86.7% of people in West Allis have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.7% of people in West Allis have completed high school.
  • 24.0% of people in West Allis have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Allis

IndexWest AllisWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.2%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.0%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The West Allis, 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.