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Milwaukee Market Share 2019 – 20

“43 percent of Milwaukee students use options previously unavailable.”

2019-20 Membership % of Total Source
MPS Traditional 66,306 57% MPS 21-22 Budget (Executive Summary) Chart 1.13 (p. 24) (19-20 school year, traditional school combined with alternative/partnership school enrollment)
MPS Charter 16,427 14% MPS 21-22 Budget (Executive Summary) Chart 1.13 (p. 24) (non-instrumentality charters) & LFB Information Paper #30 Appendix (January 2021) (independent charter schools)
MPS Voucher (FTE) 27,701 24% MPCP Facts and Figures 2019-2020 (FTE 2nd Friday in January 2020)
Milwaukee Open Enrollment Transfers Out 5,251 5% MPS 21-22 Budget (Executive Summary) Chart 1.13 (p. 24)
Total 115,685

K-12 State Enrollment Market Share

“Statewide, 17 percent of students use new options”

2019-20 Membership % Share of tax supported options Source
State Public School Enrollment, including Charters 854,497 DPI 2019-2020 Comparative Revenue Per Member Single-Year Summary Data Files
Private Choice Programs, FTE 42,091 DPI Private School Choice Programs: Programs Summary (2019-20)
Tax Supported Enrollment 896,588
Open Enrollment 65,266 7.3% Open Enrollment Pupil Transfers and Aid Adjustments (2019-20 report)
Private Choice Programs, FTE 42,091 4.7% DPI Private School Choice Programs: Programs Summary (2019-20)
District and Independent Charters 44,703 5.0% Legislative Fiscal Bureau Informational Paper #30 (January 2021)
Tax Funded Options 152,060 17.0%
Traditional Enrollment 744,528 83.0%

“During the last decade, the number of programs has quadrupled, the number of participating schools has tripled and the number of students has doubled.”

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Vouchers vs. Public School Funding (line graph)

  1. Public school amount is the average of per-member funding in the 2019 – 2020 school year from https://dpi.wi.gov/sfs/statistical/cost-revenue/comparative-revenue-member (Single-Year Summary Data Files)
  2. Voucher amount is average of voucher payment for grades K-8 and 9-12 from the year 2004 to 2020 (found under DPI’s data and reports for the three voucher programs: https://dpi.wi.gov/parental-education-options/choice-programs/data)

Milwaukee Students at Top-Rated Schools (bar graph)

  1. Department of Public Instruction Report Cards identify schools that “exceed” or “significantly exceed expectations.” https://apps2.dpi.wi.gov/reportcards/.
  2. The last year for which data are available is 2018-19. The following table shows the number of students enrolled at schools that “exceed” or “significantly exceed expectations.”
Enrollment Quality Seats (Per DPI)
MPS Traditional 65,410 13,210
Milwaukee Choice 29,034 16,038
Milwaukee Charter 17,279 11,693

State Test Results (Page Three)