Table: A Snapshot Of Milwaukee's Schools

The nation's 15th-largest urban school system at a glance
      DATA: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU; METROPOLITAN MILWAUKEE ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCE; 
      MILWAUKEE PUBLIC SCHOOLS; COUNCIL OF THE GREAT CITY SCHOOLS; EDUCATION DEPT.
      
        -- 103,000 Kids
        -- 157 Schools
        -- 59% Black
        -- 24% White
        -- 11% Hispanic
        -- 65% of 
        kids from poverty-level families
      
      How Milwaukee Stacks Up
                          MILWAUKEE           NATIONAL
      COMPOSITE
      ACHIEVEMENT 
      SCORE                 18.9                 20.8
      COLLEGE-
      BOUND
      HIGH SCHOOL 
      GRADUATES              60%                  59%
      PER 
      CAPITA 
      SPENDING           $7,031               $6,100*
      *estimated for 1994-95
      
      

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