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Waukesha Math Proficiency Increases, Reading Proficiency Decreases in State Assessment

How do Waukesha schools compare to the state average and to each other?

Students in the Waukesha school district have increased slightly in math proficiency this school year while reading proficiency percentages have dipped .5% district wide.

Across the state, reading and math scores have increased, according to a news release from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Overall, 48.6 percent of students scored proficient or advanced in mathematics on the WKCE. Waukesha was slightly ahead of the state average with 50 percent of district students scoring proficient or advanced in mathematics Achievement was 1.8 percentage points higher than mathematics proficiency was five years ago, according to the news release. In reading, 36.6 percent of students scored proficient or advanced statewide; Waukesha students scored just above the state average with 37.3 percent scoring at proficient or advanced levels.

Nearly half the students taking the assessment statewide – 42.4 percent – were identified as living in poverty.

“Among students who are economically disadvantaged or who have a disability, achievement in mathematics and reading increased this year from five years ago, though achievement gaps are large,” states the DPI news release. “Math and reading achievement for English language learners is down from five years ago.”

The following school district data was taken from the school district’s database. Not all percentages provided by the DPI reached exactly 100 percent.

Waukesha School District Reading Scores

  • 2010-11: 62.7% not proficient; 36.7% proficient
  • 2011-12: 62.9% not proficient; 36.4% proficient
  • 2012-13: 61.9% not proficient; 37.8% proficient
  • 2013-14: 62.2% not proficient; 37.3% proficient

Waukesha School District Math Scores

  • 2010-11: 54.1% not proficient, 45.6% proficient
  • 2011-12: 51.6% not proficient, 47.8% proficient
  • 2012-13: 50.7% not proficient, 49% proficient
  • 2013-14: 50% not proficient, 49.5% proficient

2013-14 Numbers By School: Math                           

  • Banting: 60.4% not proficient; 39.6% proficient
  • Bethesda: 38.4% not proficient; 61.6% proficient
  • Blair: 80.7% not proficient; 19.3% proficient
  • Hadfield:57.5% not proficient; 42.5% proficient
  • Hawthorne: 58.7% not proficient; 40.4% proficient
  • Heyer: 52.7% not proficient; 47.3% proficient
  • Hillcrest: 37.5% not proficient; 61.9% proficient
  • Lowell: 56.4% not proficient; 43.6% proficient
  • Meadowbrook: 41.2% not proficient; 58.8% proficient
  • Prairie: 47.8% not proficient; 52.2.% proficient
  • Rose Glen: 33.5% not proficient; 66.5% proficient
  • Summit View: 35.9% not proficient; 64.1% proficient
  • Whittier: 70.9% not proficient; 28.2% proficient
  • Butler Middle: 50.6% not proficient; 48.8% proficient
  • Central Middle: 52.6% not proficient; 46.9% proficient
  • Horning Middle: 55.8% not proficient; 43.7% proficient
  • eAchieve Academy: 73.2% not proficient; 25.8% proficient
  • Waukesha STEM Academy: 32% not proficient; 67.6% proficient
  • Waukesha Academy of Health Professionals: 30.2% not proficient; 69.8% proficient
  • Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy: 26.3% not proficient; 73.7% proficient
  • North High School: 52.4% not proficient; 46.7% proficient
  • South High School: 64.8% not proficient; 35.2% proficient
  • West High School: 40% not proficient; 57.9% proficient                   

2013-14 Numbers By School: Reading

  • Banting: 80.2% not proficient; 19.8% proficient
  • Bethesda: 53% not proficient; 47% proficient
  • Blair: 89.8% not proficient; 10.2% proficient
  • Hadfield: 66.4% not proficient; 33.6% proficient
  • Hawthorne: 75.2% not proficient; 23.9% proficient
  • Heyer: 68.3% not proficient; 31.7% proficient
  • Hillcrest: 55% not proficient; 44.4% proficient
  • Lowell: 68.4% not proficient; 31.6% proficient
  • Meadowbrook: 49.6% not proficient; 50.4% proficient
  • Prairie: 68.9% not proficient; 31.1% proficient
  • Rose Glen: 49.8% not proficient; 50.2% proficient
  • Summit View: 35.9% not proficient; 64.1% proficient
  • Whittier: 70.9% not proficient; 28.2% proficient
  • Butler Middle: 64% not proficient; 35.3% proficient
  • Central Middle: 59.7% not proficient; 39.7% proficient
  • Horning Middle: 66.1% not proficient; 33.5% proficient
  • eAchieve Academy: 63.9% not proficient; 35.1% proficient
  • Waukesha STEM Academy: 53.8% not proficient; 45.8% proficient
  • Waukesha Academy of Health Professionals: 41.9% not proficient; 58.1% proficient
  • Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy: 26.3% not proficient; 73.7% proficient
  • North High School: 53.3% not proficient; 45.9% proficient
  • South High School: 64.3% not proficient; 35.7% proficient
  • West High School: 52.3% not proficient; 46% proficient

 

 

 

 

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