Milwaukee High School of the Arts

2300 West Highland Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 | (414) 934-7000
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 887
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2300 W Highland Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233
  • Principal or Admin: Barry Applewhite
  • Website: www.milwaukee.k12.wi.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $12,705
  • Graduation Rate: 62.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 8.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.7
  • Enrolled Students: 82,096

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 887
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 48.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 321 (36.2%)
  • Females: 566 (63.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 86 (9.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 485 (54.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 571 (64.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Milwaukee High School of the Arts Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.7%
Black53059.8%
Asian293.3%
Hispanic11012.4%
White21223.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Milwaukee High School of the Arts
  Number Percent
9th Grade26229.5%
10th Grade22625.5%
11th Grade18520.9%
12th Grade21424.1%
Source: WI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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The overall school rating shows that Milwaukee High School of the Arts performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on WKCE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

WKCE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201158.0%32.0%71.0%
 
Math Test
201143.0%29.0%70.0%
 
Reading Test
201170.0%37.0%74.0%
 
Science Test
201153.0%29.0%73.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201172.0%43.0%79.0%
 
Source: WI Department of Education 2010-2011

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