Capitol West Academy

Claimed
This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More
Academics
1/10
Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
English
14%
State avg: 43%
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Math
12%
State avg: 43%
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Science
13%
State avg: 52%
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7/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A promising sign

Students at this school are making more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Strong progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a better job at supporting their academic growth than most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's continued success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Black, not Hispanic
85%
Hispanic
5%
Two or more races
4%
White, not Hispanic
4%
Asian
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
299 :1
State avg: 497 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 85%
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Neighborhood
3939 North 88th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53222
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Last modified: September 7, 2017
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