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Overview

Public Schools Overview Wisconsin School Districts by City
Number Of Students 874,009
Number Of Wisconsin Schools 2,291
Number Of Wisconsin School Districts 464
Spending Per Student $12,408

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 34.9890322288296
4th Grade 36.3125029778125
5th Grade 33.7637977664163
6th Grade 36.2349377206406
7th Grade 37.7667107325399
8th Grade 33.6514666322111
10th Grade 41.9070853272805

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 50.5977600858878
4th Grade 52.0205471970214
5th Grade 50.6682649338514
6th Grade 46.6838473667319
7th Grade 47.5988494040062
8th Grade 45.8388369145024
10th Grade 44.9297465445177

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 72.4% 50.9%
Black 9.7% 15.6%
Hispanic 10.5% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.6% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.2% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 41.8% 50.9%
English Language Learners 4.9% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 14.0% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 15.08
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Wisconsin Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 5,771,337 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 106 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.1% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 19.8% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 31.9% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 27.9% 26.4%
65 Or Older 14.4% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 2,299,107 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 9.8% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.0% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.8% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 6.9% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 12.8% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.4% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.6% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.0% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.2% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 11.2% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,450 $5,637,545,000 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $530 $462,795,000 4.3%
Staff $536 $468,551,000 4.3%
General Administration $300 $261,949,000 2.4%
School Administration $543 $474,196,000 4.4%
Operation $1,007 $880,143,000 8.1%
Transportation $484 $422,841,000 3.9%
Other $664 $580,561,000 5.4%
Total Support $4,063 $3,551,036,000 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,895 $1,656,478,000 15.3%
Total Expenditures $12,408 $10,845,059,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%