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Brookfield Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 544 students

 
 

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Posted March 13, 2013

This is a wonderful school. My other kids went to Swanson so I was worried about putting my daughter in a different elementary school. They have been nothing but wonderful! I am really happy that this is our home school!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2010

Brookfield Elementary school has compassionate,caring and highly competent leaders,leaders and staff. Every child is important and their needs are met accordingly! This is a great environment for children!


Posted December 13, 2010

My kid was enrolled in the middle of spring semester of 3rd grade when we moved here from other state. The front desk was actually very friendly and helpful. Everything went smoothly. The school has a high bar for academy. The gifted program is wonderful. After the first two months in the new school, my son went through some tests and was suggested to attend 4th grade math class while others stayed in the 3rd grade classes. The school also has well-organized music program, orchestra and band for the 4th and 5th students. Their concerts are fantastic! It s one of the best schools! If I have to pick something that I am not so satisfied with, that s probably no after-school program. It s a little hard for working parents. (But there are two child-cares on the school bus route.) When we lived in other state, that school had after-school until 6pm.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 19, 2010

Inexperienced principal and poor leadership. Look else where if you have a child with special needs. Extremely behind the game when it comes to teaching children with special needs. They don't believe in teaching children with special needs, they believe in containing them.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 11, 2009

Amazing school! High scores, dedicated teachers, caring principal, nurturing climate, terrific parent involvement, fun activities for kids, and the list could go on and on.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 9, 2009

This is a very well run school. Some parents object to the rules and business like atmosphere, but the principal is fair with all the families. I can't image a better school for my daughter.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 27, 2008

I must also agree with the first reviewer who stated that the principal and office staff are unfriendly. I have experienced the same. On a better note, however, the school itself and the teachers have been great with my kids. They are learning well and they really enjoy being there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 20, 2007

Brookfield Elementary one of 2 new grade schools in the Elmbrook District. The teachers and curriculum are top-notch. The Principal and front office staff are consistently unfriendly. The school encourages parental involvement which is great! There is limited after-school programming.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 6, 2007

My daughter went to Brookfield EL. for K thru first grade and she loved it and so did we. The award winning building is beautiful and has a lot to do with how the kids feel, it has a nice open feel about it. The class sizes are appropriate and the teachers are highly qualified. My favorite part was the open door policy, parents are welcome at all times and are encouraged to volunteer and be involved in the school! The principal and front desk staff could be a little warmer, I didn't find them to be too friendly. Absolutely love the parent car pick up system devised by the dist. It should be the norm! Supervision and safety on the playground needs improvement!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2007

We moved to Wisconsin 3 years ago but weren't happy with the district we moved into. Since switching to Elmbrook and Brookfield Elementary we feel we are in a whole new world - it's fabulous! Every child should get to go to a school like this.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 19, 2007

We have only been at this school 1 year so far - we transferred our son from a private school and he started his 2nd grade year at Brookfield Elementary. We love it! Their academic standards are current and the teaching is excellent. I definitely plan on sending my other 2 children there! Parent involvement is very high which I think is so important.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 49% in 2014.

80 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
81%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 34% in 2014.

80 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
53%

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
92%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 75% in 2014.

94 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
97%

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

94 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
84%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

94 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
55%

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
96%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2014.

94 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
95%

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
84%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 91% in 2014.

94 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
99%

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
98%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2014.

87 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
85%

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
97%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

87 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
55%

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
97%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students81%
Female75%
Male87%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian89%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin82%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled86%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Not migrant81%

Reading

All Students53%
Female53%
Male52%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian63%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin51%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled57%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
Not migrant53%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

All Students97%
Female98%
Male95%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian90%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin98%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled100%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant97%

Math

All Students84%
Female82%
Male87%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian80%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin85%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled88%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant84%

Reading

All Students55%
Female49%
Male62%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian50%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin58%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled59%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant55%

Science

All Students95%
Female92%
Male98%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin95%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled97%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant95%

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female98%
Male100%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin98%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Not disabled100%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant99%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students85%
Female90%
Male79%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin87%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities38%
Not disabled93%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant85%

Reading

All Students55%
Female71%
Male36%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin55%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities15%
Not disabled62%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant55%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White, not Hispanic 78% 73%
Asian 13% 4%
Hispanic 6% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 2% 10%
Multiracial 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Disabled students 13%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 8%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 7%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 89%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 59%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 100%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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2530 N Brookfield Rd
Brookfield, WI 53045
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Phone: (262) 785-3930

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