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St. Anthony School

Private | PK-12 | 1660 students

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $60,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $730.

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5 stars

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2014:
Based on 14 ratings
2013:
Based on 5 ratings
2012:
No new ratings
2011:
No new ratings

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Posted yesterday

The school is safe, strict, and has a good learning environment. The staff really cares about educating students effectively and holding them to high expectations.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted Thursday, April 17, 2014

SAS is committed to the growth and formation of the whole child, academically, physically, and spiritually. Dedicated teachers and staff are invested in the lives and well-being of the students. The students are learning the importance and value of their education in a rigorous academic setting, while also being nourished physically and challenged to grow deeper in their Catholic faith.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted Wednesday, April 16, 2014

St. Anthony School has amazing educators working to meet the needs of every student. The school culture is built on mutual respect for students, parents, educators and community members within a Catholic context. In order to bring the best possible education to the students at all grade levels, St. Anthony is in the authorization process to become an International Baccalaureate School which is the finest educational framework available.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted Wednesday, April 16, 2014

My school is striving to close the achievement gap. As teachers we are planning rigorous instruction based around the Common Core Standards.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted Wednesday, April 16, 2014

My school has dedicated teachers willing to go an extra mile for any of the students. They are always open to communication with parents and working together as a team. There are many opportunities for parents and staff to work together to help make sure that everyone is successful.


Posted Wednesday, April 16, 2014

I love how SAHS is so family-oriented! The atmosphere among students is friendly and positive and the administration and teachers are always supportive. The Catholic faith is present in everything we do, from student retreats to academic discussions to community service projects. I see the rigor of this school growing of every year. The International Baccalaureate (IB) programme is helping students increase their knowledge and make connections between themselves and their world. One of the greatest benefits of this school is the language education. Since many students are fluent or near-fluent in Spanish, students can graduate truly bilingual in English and Spanish.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014

My school is a place of constant collaboration and staff development. Our staff is always looking for new ways to engage the students and make lessons rigorous and meaningful. Our team of teachers is a family and we appreciate each other very much.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014

St. Anthony School of Milwaukee is wonderful school that strives to continue to meet the needs of their students and provide a safe environment for the students.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014

St. Anthony School of Milwaukee is an educational institution that is constantly looking to promote and improve its rigor, expectations, results and, of course, its Catholic identity. SAS continues to implement plans to improve its facilities, its academic progress, and its influence in the surrounding community. Through the Catholic faith, students are encouraged to live their faith through the Church, through service to the world, and through their continuing academics. The Catholic Church is at the center of the SAS mission. Complementing this mission is the commitment to academic life and the pursuit of a college education. SAS demands that its students attempt and reach high expectations, including national and state standards and the standards of the school. A work in progress, SAS continues to strive to benefit the students' lives, both spiritually and academically, in the pursuit of college, career, and most importantly, heaven.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Saint Anthony is a great school that provides amazing opportunities for students. We do our best to help our students learn the skills they need to succeed throughout their lives, both academically and spiritually.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014

My school focuses on providing a high level of education; the engagement of the parents is incredible and they make a significant impact on the students learning.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 10, 2014

I have nothing but great things to say about this school. I have a child enrolled in K3...the new program at the school and the only thing bad I have to say is that im sorry they didnt open earlier so that my 3 older children would have had a chance to experience the amazing teachers and advanced curriculum in the warm and positive environment provided. I feel thay they provide a loving and caring atmosphere enriched in learning in such a positive and fun way that it keeps these children wanting to go back each and everyday just to see what their little minds can suck in that day. These teachers are so passionate about our precious angels and it shines through them. All of my children are being raised in the St. Anthony family and I have had the same kind of positive experience through the entire process. The teachers and other staff have a genuine concern for the education and well being of the children. I feel as though they are beimg cared for by family and i go to work feeling confident that my "babies" are safe and in a loving, caring, and just as importantly an educational environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 10, 2014

Saint Anthony School is a great school!! They provide excellent academic curriculum along with a true Catholic pedagogy.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 9, 2014

St. Anthony Preschool offers a caring environment for 2, 3 and 4 year olds to experience the joy of learning while preparing them for kindergarten. We are currently enrolling students so visit us or contact 414-212-8199 for more information.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 5, 2013

St. Anthony School provides summer school for ALL students. It is wonderful to keep their math and reading skills sharp during the summer. Also, there is a wonderful day camp that parents may sign their kids up for that has field trips, science experiments, creative play, and much more.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 11, 2013

St. Anthony School is a great school. I have had a great experience there. Even though you have to wear uniform you will always remember your best friends there. In this school there are a LOT of rules. But you have fun because they have fun and jeans day once in a while. They also have a lot of fun filled fieldtrips, like Rome and Six flags. Most important of all though, I learned a lot every day, they really help you understand what you're learning and get it stuck in your brain. I am actually graduating tomorrow so I'm really excited, but I will always remember the special memories & friends I made there. They really help me to learn two goals: College & Heaven <3


Posted April 30, 2013

The school is well organized, clean, and has great teachers. The behavior system in place gives students the opportunity to learn about themselves and how to better their behavior. Students are always held up when they meet great expectations. The overall staff is kind and friendly.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 24, 2013

Awesome school and growing every year. The direction they are moving in is perfect for students who want to make it into a good High School and into College.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 23, 2013

For those who want to see the school in action, call and get a tour - you will love what you see. Students engaged in learning, teachers dedicated and active in making a difference - truly amazing.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 2, 2010

This school has so much potecital and can and will lead all of its students to a brighter better future


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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 50% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
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40%

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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2012

 
 
63%

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 92% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 38% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 61% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 46% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 42% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 76% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 82% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

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Reading

All Students12%
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English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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 Students60%
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Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
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Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Math

All Students25%
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Reading

All Students11%
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Science

All Students57%
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Social Studies

All Students82%
Femalen/a
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American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
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Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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 Students18%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Reading

All Students11%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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 Students20%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Reading

All Students7%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
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Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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 Students21%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
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Reading

All Students9%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
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Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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 Students37%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Math

All Students25%
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Reading

All Students23%
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Science

All Students54%
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Non-migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students69%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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 Students37%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Math

All Students10%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Reading

All Students6%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Science

All Students27%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students41%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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

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What makes up this rating?

Academic rating
6 / 10
Climate rating
6 / 10

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Overall academic rating

6

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Test score rating 2013*
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Student growth rating 2013**
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Math growth
Above average
Reading growth
Above average

*Test scores are based on the 2013 WSAS results from the state of Wisconsin.

**The academic growth rating measures how schools affect student test score improvement over time in reading and math. This data is from 2013 and is provided by the Value-Added Research Center and Milwaukee Public Schools.

Climate ratings

This rating encompasses five elements of school climate: safety and cleanliness, respect and relationships, expectations for students, teacher collaboration and support, and parent involvement. This school's climate ratings are the result of GreatSchools' analysis of teacher survey data from the Spring 2013 School Climate Survey developed by Milwaukee Public Schools.

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Creating healthy, respectful relationships.

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Promoting high academic expectations for all students.

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Supporting its teachers.

This rating indicates how teachers feel about their school's professional environment. At a highly rated school, teachers are more likely to work well together, learn from one another, have opportunities for professional development and feel supported by the administration. At a school with lower ratings, teachers may not interact much, feel appreciated or have much input in school decisions and policies.


Informing and including families.

This rating reflects how much communication parents can expect from this school. A highly rated school is more likely to have regular communication (e.g. newsletters, emails, and meetings) between administrators, teachers and parents. This may include information about student progress, homework help and volunteer opportunities. At lower-rated schools, parents may not get regular updates and may feel less welcome at school.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 97%
White, not Hispanic 2%
Black, not Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
Multiracial 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Source: Manually entered by school official

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 90%N/AN/A
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 98%N/AN/A
Disabled students 1%N/AN/A
Source: Manually entered by school official

College readiness and student pathways

Students typically attend these schools prior to attending this school Allen-Field School
Forest Home School
Veau
Colleges most students attend after graduation Marquette University
UWM
Cardinal Stritch University
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Source: Manually entered by a school official.

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Art teacher(s)
College counselor(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Dance teacher(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Nurse(s)
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Reading specialist(s)
Security personnel
Speech and language therapist(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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Source: Provided by a school official.

Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Thirteen National School Leaders Who Perform (2006)
  • Official Core Knowledge (2011)

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Science lab

Arts & music

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Arts (all)
  • Music
  • Performing arts
Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
Clubs
  • Dance club: Mexican Folklore, Hip-hop, etc

Language learning

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Foreign languages
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered
  • English immersion for Spanish speakers
Foreign languages taught
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")

Gifted & talented

Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • SAT/ACT prep classes
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
  • Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Clubs
  • National Honor Society
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 7:25 am
School end time
  • 3:30 pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school: starts at 6:00 a.m.
  • After school: ends at 5:45 p.m.
School Leader's name
  • Ramon Cruz
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Age at which early childhood or Pre-K program begins
  • 3 years old
Gender
  • Coed
Boarding options
  • Day school
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Roman Catholic
Associations
  • NCEA
Fax number
  • (414) 384-1733

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Classical (e.g., focuses on the "classics")
  • College prep
  • Core knowledge
  • Standards-based
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Arts (all)
  • Foreign languages
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Religious
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • English immersion for Spanish speakers
Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages taught
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
  • Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
  • Career/college counseling
  • Counseling
  • Differentiated learning programs
  • Mentoring
  • Remediation
  • Tutoring
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • SAT/ACT prep classes
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
  • Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Chapel/spiritual reflection center
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Learning lab
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
  • Science lab
Partnerships with local resources and organizations
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • None
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
Performing arts
  • Dance
Media arts
  • None

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Boy scouts
  • Campus Ministry
  • Community service
  • Cub scouts
  • Dance club: Mexican Folklore, Hip-hop, etc
  • Girl scouts
  • Homework help/study buddy club
  • National Honor Society
  • Student council/government
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Monitor the playground
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Present special topics during curricular units
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
More from this school
  • Saint Anthony School is the nation's largest Catholic grade school. Saint Anthony School of Milwaukee exists for Jesus Christ and His Church to provide a beacon of hope for our community. We prepare scholars for college and beyond through highly structured and rigorous academic programs as well as the continued formation of the Faith, igniting strong, successful, Catholic leaders.
School leaders can update this information here.

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What are your chances?


10 out of 10students were accepted for the 2012-2013 school year.


Students accepted for the 2012-2013 school year
1660
Applications received for the 2012-2013 school year
1700
Students typically come from these schools
Allen-Field School
Forest Home School
Veau

What does it cost?

Tuition range for the 2012-2013 school year
$1000 - $6000
Vouchers accepted
Yes
Financial aid offered
Yes.
Application fee
No

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
St. Anthony High School
Messmer High School
St. Thomas More High School
College preparation / awareness offered
College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
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1727 S 9th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53204
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