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Fernwood Montessori School

Serves grades PK - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3239 S Pennsylvania Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Phone
(414) 294-1300
District
MILWAUKEE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
MILWAUKEE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
772
Classroom Teachers
33

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Wisconsin

6

(10 is best)

Better than 57.1% of WI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Fernwood Montessori School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
32%
45%
37%
40%
27%
51%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

50 40 30 20 10 0
32%
45%
37%
44%
27%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

80 60 40 20 0
55%
44%
67%
41%
42%
48%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

80 60 40 20 0
52%
42%
67%
41%
37%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

80 60 40 20 0
57%
42%
72%
45%
42%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
49%
36%
54%
37%
45%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
23
16
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 135 17.5%
Kindergarten 78 10.1%
Grade 1 73 9.5%
Grade 2 66 8.5%
Grade 3 92 11.9%
Grade 4 68 8.8%
Grade 5 60 7.8%
Grade 6 72 9.3%
Grade 7 66 8.5%
Grade 8 62 8.0%
Total 772 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 70.6% 10.3% 71.5%
Black 4.0% 52.3% 9.3%
Hispanic 23.1% 28.7% 13.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.1% 8.2% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 0.5% 1.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.1% 86.3% 42.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.1% 86.2% 37.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.2% 5.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 592,649 5,893,718
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,140.3 108
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.6% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.9% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.4% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.5% 26.8%
65 OR OLDER 10.5% 16.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 229,227 2,377,935
Single Parent Households With Children 18.1% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 84.4% 92.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.6% 30.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.1% 11.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.1% 16.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 14.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.7% 18.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.5% 17.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.3% 13.0%
$15,000 or less 17.4% 8.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,823 $590,096,713 49.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $897 $67,661,607 5.6%
Staff $1,076 $81,163,756 6.7%
General Administration $385 $29,040,935 2.4%
School Administration $693 $52,273,683 4.3%
Operation $1,127 $85,010,737 7.1%
Transportation $903 $68,114,193 5.7%
Other $602 $45,409,462 3.8%
Total Support $5,682 $428,598,942 35.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,454 $185,107,674 15.4%
Total Expenditures $15,960 $1,203,878,760 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,568 $6,282,358,670 48.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $651 $540,032,445 4.1%
Staff $716 $594,501,509 4.6%
General Administration $284 $235,900,170 1.8%
School Administration $662 $549,278,249 4.2%
Operation $1,338 $1,110,593,319 8.5%
Transportation $554 $459,888,627 3.5%
Other $645 $535,838,097 4.1%
Total Support $4,850 $4,025,953,357 30.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,316 $2,752,721,504 21.1%
Total Expenditures $15,733 $13,061,109,241 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%