School Details

Blakewood Elementary School

3501 Blakewood Avenue, South Milwaukee, WI 53172
(414) 766-5910
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 410 students 15 students/teacher (WI avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

62%
40%
49%
24%
22%
34%

Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS)

In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data. Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.
  • This school in 2014
  • South Milwaukee School District average
  • Wisconsin state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

71%
70%
75%
50%
51%
51%
33%
30%
36%
75%
71%
75%
88%
93%
91%

Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS)

In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data. Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.
  • This school in 2014
  • South Milwaukee School District average
  • Wisconsin state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

45%
42%
50%
32%
31%
33%

Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS)

In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data. Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.
  • This school in 2014
  • South Milwaukee School District average
  • Wisconsin state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Blakewood Elementary School is a public elementary school in South Milwaukee. The principal of Blakewood Elementary School is David Newman and can be contacted at cbartlein@sdsm.k12.wi.us. 410 children attend Blakewood Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 3% of the Blakewood Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 43% of the 410 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Blakewood Elementary School is 15:1. Carollton Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 80% %
Black, non-Hispanic 5% %
Hispanic 13% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% %
Asian 1% %
Multiracial 0.7% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 43% 39%
Limited English proficiency 3% 4%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    this school has been the best school i could have picked for my child. Teachers and principals are so lovely here.

  • (1 year ago)

    Blakewood ROCKS! My son has attended the last 2 years (K4 and K5). We love this school. All the teachers are wonderful. The principal is very informative as he emails parents up coming events changes to events etc. I am under rating this school as 5 stars as it's worth 10 stars.

  • (8 years ago)

    You could not ask for a better school! The staff really care about each and every student and it shows in everything they do for the children! Parent involvement is always sincerly welcomed! My son and I could not be happier. Thank you Blakewood!

  • (11 years ago)

    My son and daughter both went to Blakewood. It was not my neighborhood school so I needed to drive them from across town. It was well worth it! Both children had excellent dedicated teachers. Both were well prepared for middle and high school. I am an educator myself in another district but I keep tuned in to what is happening in SM schools. Years have past and I hear that the school still has a great reputation. Thanks to all of the hard working staff who laid the foundation for a superior education exprience for my children.

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

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