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Lakeview Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 335 students

 

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Posted September 10, 2008

Lakeview is the hidden jewel of South Milwaukee. We have the most dedicated staff, small class sizes, great programs and the most active PTO team. We are truly a family of caring parents, staff and students. Any bad rep can only be due to a few narrow-minded, small town folks who are afraid of diversity. Unfortunate for them but fortunate for us. Keep up the great work Lakeview!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2007

Lakeview has a true family feel. They want the kids, staff and parents to feel unified. The staff is outstanding, and the dedication is shown on a daily basis. The best school in the School District of South Milwaukee-Elementary level.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 21, 2006

Every person in this school is dedicated to the education of the kids. They take on some of the most challenging kids and help them to be in the mainstream. We couldn't be luckier to have such a strong staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2004

The staff at this school truly care about the kids. They show it over and over again. I can't say enough about them, and the secretary's are great too. Everyone works together to make the kids feel comfortable, and to provide the best possible environment for the kids. One great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 9, 2004

The teachers and staff at Lakeview school are simply put the best. My children have attended this school for the past 10 years with 2 of them graduating. I couldn't ask for better people to make sure my kids are prepared for the for the future they have ahead of them.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
78%
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 77% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
86%
Social Studies

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

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
95%
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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
85%
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

All Students48%
Female65%
Male36%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin55%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled51%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant48%

Reading

All Students31%
Female42%
Male23%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin32%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled33%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant31%
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 Students72%
Female76%
Male68%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin75%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities50%
Non-disabled79%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant72%

Math

All Students52%
Female65%
Male41%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin59%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities50%
Non-disabled52%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant52%

Reading

All Students29%
Female41%
Male18%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin34%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled34%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant29%

Science

All Students77%
Female83%
Male73%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin79%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities90%
Non-disabled73%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant77%

Social Studies

All Students90%
Female94%
Male86%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin94%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilities90%
Non-disabled90%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant90%
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 Students56%
Female50%
Male60%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin64%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled66%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant56%

Reading

All Students27%
Female25%
Male28%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin34%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled31%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant27%
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

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 77% 73%
Hispanic 14% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 4% 10%
Asian 3% 4%
Multiracial 1% 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 19%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 4%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 92%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 71%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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  • Cynthia Dennis
Fax number
  • (414) 766-5253

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