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Wisconsin Composition
The Racial Divide

ProPublica has found that in states across the country, Black and Hispanic students are, on average, less likely to be selected for gifted programs and take AP courses than their white peers. They are also more likely, on average, to be suspended and expelled. Explore if disparities exist at this school across all racial groups. The first scores shown below are for racial groups with the highest disparities. We don’t show disparity scores between racial groups that represent less than 2.5 percent of a state’s enrollment.

Opportunity

2.3x

White students are 2.3 times as likely to be enrolled in at least one AP class as Black students

White students are 1.9 times as likely to be enrolled in at least one AP class as Hispanic students.

White students are equally as likely to be enrolled in at least one AP class as Asian, Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian students.

White students are 1.6 times as likely to be enrolled in at least one AP class as students of Two or More Races.

A comparison between Native American or Alaska Native students and White students enrolled at least one AP class is not available.

Discipline

7.5x

Black students are 7.5 times as likely to be suspended as White students

Hispanic students are 2.1 times as likely to be suspended as White students.

White students are 1.4 times as likely to be suspended as Asian, Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian students.

students of Two or More Races are 3.4 times as likely to be suspended as White students.

A comparison between Native American or Alaska Native students and White student suspensions is not available.

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Opportunity

States offer a variety of curricula and enrichment programs. Explore what advanced courses and specialized staff members are available for students in this state.


AP Course Composition

Gifted & Talented Composition

This State

National

Students

29% Nonwhite Students

39% Students Who Get Free/Reduced-Price Lunch

88% High School Graduation Rate

21% Students Taking an AP Course

55.3K students

5% Students in a Gifted & Talented Program

46.5K students

28% Students Taking the SAT or ACT

71.2K students

15% Students Enrolled in Physics

41K students

14% Students Enrolled in Advanced Math

37.3K students

23% Students Enrolled in Geometry

60.5K students

32% Students Enrolled in Biology

86.3K students

21% Students Enrolled in Chemistry

54.8K students

5% Students Enrolled in Calculus

13.4K students

2%Students Enrolled in 8th-Grade Algebra

13.4K students

Teachers & Resources

14.2 Students for Every Teacher

13% Inexperienced Teachers

22% Chronically Absent Teachers

(Missed more than 10 days in a 180-day school year)

7.9 Average Number of AP Courses

5.1 Social Workers, Psychologists & Counselors per 1000 students

387 Schools With Credit Recovery Programs

388 Schools With Dual Enrollment Programs

1,089 Schools With Gifted & Talented Programs

12 Schools With International Baccalaureates

This State

National

Discipline

States differ in how they discipline students. Explore how often this state punishes its students with suspensions, expulsions and corporal punishment.


Out-of-School Suspension Composition

Expulsion Composition

This State

National

Students

41K Total Out-of-School Suspended Students

5% of all students in this state

26.8K Total In-School Suspended Students

1,533 Total Expelled Students

< 1% of all students in this state

2 Total Number of Students Who Received Corporal Punishment

< 1% of all students in this state

Outcomes & Resources

63 Average Days Missed to Out-of-School Suspension, per School

2 Average Number of Days of an Out-of-School Suspension

0.9 Average Arrests, per School

2001 Total Arrests

3.9 Average Referrals to Law Enforcement, per School

8461 Total Referrals to Law Enforcement

0.3 Average Transfers to Alternative Schools, per School

1.5 Security Guard or Law Enforcement Officer per 1000 students

State

National

All School Districts

Explore the disparities in discipline and access to opportunities across all districts in this state.

Sources & Notes

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, Stanford University's Center for Education Policy Analysis, EDFacts, U.S. Department of Education’s Common Core of Data. Maps courtesy of Mapbox Community. Read our methodology

Notes: The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights occasionally updates the underlying dataset. ProPublica may update the interactive’s data in response.

Disparity scores are not available if there are too few students in a specific racial group to make a statistically significant calculation. They are also not available if data about a particular racial group was not reported. Some schools or districts reported an overcount of students in a disparity category (such as suspensions or AP courses) when compared with the total enrollment of that particular student group. In such cases, we also omit the disparity score.

Due to rounding, demographic breakdowns in composition charts may add up to more than 100 percent.

The racial categories we show data for are: Black, Hispanic, White, Asian/Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, Two or More Races, and Native American or Alaska Native. In some cases, we abbreviate the last three of these racial groups to Asian, Two+ Races, and Native Am.

Due to a technical issue with the Office for Civil Rights’ collection of data on sworn law enforcement officers in schools, the data for security staff may be an undercount.

As with any self-reported data, there may be errors in the federal Civil Rights Data Collection. Though districts are required to ensure the accuracy of their data, some may still report incorrect figures. Additionally, for some variables, the CRDC rounds the number of students for privacy reasons. In these cases, groups of students may represent a slight undercount or overcount.

Find errors? Have tips? Email [email protected].

Data specific to high school testing or high school level courses (including geometry, biology, calculus, AP enrollment, SAT testing rates, etc.) is calculated out of total high school enrollment, while data for other classes (such as eighth-grade algebra) is calculated out of total student enrollment. Read more about our data in our methodology

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