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School and district report cards released, 82% meeting state expectations

WISCONSIN (CBS 58) – A new report shows some of the biggest school districts in the area have some work to do.

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction evaluates and scores every publicly funded school and district in the state.

The report cards look at student achievement, growth, closing gaps, and post-secondary success.

Schools fall into one of five categories, noted by stars.

The new data released today shows 117 schools failed to meet expectations, only scoring one star.

Forty-six of those schools were in Milwaukee. 361 schools scored five stars, exceeding expectations.

Milwaukee Public Schools got two stars and an overall score of 56. Racine Unified Schools got two stars with an overall score of 59.3 Waukesha fared better, getting three stars and an overall score of 69.7. Kenosha received three stars and its overall score was 70.8.

See the full report below:

To find your child's school and school district report cards, please click here. 

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