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East High School

Public | 9-12 | 1173 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted January 17, 2014

Public money doesn't get you much better... Small note to the person who expected their kid to get good grades because of their test scores - you get good grades by applying yourself. It's a shame your child will never learn to take responsibility in life because of your attitude.


Posted July 2, 2009

My child has excellent standardized test scores (90th percentile or higher) yet failed many classes. Teachers did not contact us about issues until it was too late to change grades and wouldn't let us know about upcoming work so we could keep our struggling student on track--very unprofessional.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 15, 2009

I was a student at Tosa East and I can say that I loved how diverse the student body was and the opportunities provided by East enabled me to get into MIT, my dream school!
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 6, 2008

my daughter just graduated from the Wauwatosa school system and East HS and had a tremedous high school career. Great educational and social activities with hard working staff and administration. A lot of parent involvement
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2003

East is a very academically competitive and enriching school. A large percentage of the students are on the honor roll and in my graduating class (2003) about 3/4 of the class graduated with honors. If you want your child to be challenged and be given the opportunity of having an enriching experience both academically and socially, East is the place to start. Excellent sports teams, top notch theater and arts courses, and wonderful teachers.
—Submitted by a former student


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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.

Grade level

Language Arts

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

250 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

250 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

250 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

249 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
80%
Social Studies

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

250 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
86%
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

All Students85%
Female87%
Male83%
Black, not of Hispanic origin59%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin92%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities50%
Non-disabled89%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant85%

Math

All Students67%
Female66%
Male67%
Black, not of Hispanic origin29%
Asian/Pacific Islander77%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin77%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled72%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant67%

Reading

All Students56%
Female57%
Male54%
Black, not of Hispanic origin27%
Asian/Pacific Islander62%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin64%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled60%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant56%

Science

All Students88%
Female86%
Male89%
Black, not of Hispanic origin66%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin93%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities63%
Non-disabled90%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant88%

Social Studies

All Students90%
Female91%
Male89%
Black, not of Hispanic origin74%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin94%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities59%
Non-disabled93%
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

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 72% 73%
Black, not Hispanic 17% 10%
Hispanic 4% 10%
Asian 3% 4%
Multiracial 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 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 11%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 19%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 1%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 75%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 67%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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7500 Milwaukee Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
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