Best Public Schools in Zip Code 53703


The 53703 zip code area of Madison, Wisconsin is home to 7 schools, including 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 2 high schools, and 1 alternative school. These schools serve a diverse student population and demonstrate a range of academic performance and outcomes.

Among the standout schools in this area is Marquette Elementary, which ranks among the top 57 elementary schools in Wisconsin and has a 5-star rating. It boasts strong academic performance, with over 60% of students proficient or better in English Language Arts and Mathematics, as well as relatively low chronic absenteeism at 25.8%. Another high-performing school is O'Keeffe Middle, which ranks in the top 174 in Wisconsin and has a 4-star rating. It outperforms the Madison Metropolitan School District and state averages in core academic subjects.

However, the data also reveals some concerning trends, particularly at the high school level. Both Capital High and Innovative High have relatively low four-year graduation rates, at 73.5% and 64.2% respectively, as well as higher dropout rates of 4.1% and 4.2%. Additionally, these high schools lag behind the district and state averages on academic assessments. The data suggests that higher per-student spending, as seen at the alternative Metro School, does not necessarily translate to better academic outcomes.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

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