#869 Elementary School in WI and #19 in Kenosha County

McKinley Elementary School

5520 32nd Ave, Kenosha, WI 53144

How Good is McKinley Elementary School?

Report Card

D Academic Results
C Learning Enviroment
C+ School Safety
C- Overall Grade

McKinley Elementary School is a elementary school in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It is in Kenosha County. It has 311 students and 24 teachers and serves grades PK-5.

When compared to other schools in Wisconsin it is slightly below average and has received and a grade of C- from The School Review. The school ranks 19 for elementary schools in Kenosha County and 869 in the state, when compared to similar schools.

To calculate school grades, The School Review uses data collected by the U.S. Department of Education. We take this information and compare dozens of data points to assign every school a grade for academics, safety and learning environment. The school's overall grade is then computed through a weighted aggregation of those scores. Our methodology page has details on our grading system.


A number of factors, including Wisconsin standardized test scores, are used to calculate a school’s academics grade. McKinley Elementary School received a grade of D for academics. For this measure, this school is below average when compared to other elementary schools in Wisconsin.

Source: WI Standardized Tests
Academics Grade D
Test Performance Poor

Learning Enviroment

To evaluate the learning environment at a school we look at many factors including teacher certifications, experience and chronic absenteeism. McKinley Elementary School performs slightly below average compared to other Wisconsin elementary schools for learning environment. The school's grade for this metric is C.

Students : Teacher
WI Avg. 15
Uncertified Teachers
WI Avg. 3%
New Teachers
WI Avg. 13%
Learning Enviroment Grade C
Student–Teacher Ratio Excellent
Student Absenteeism Poor
Teacher Absenteeism Very Good
Teacher Certifications Excellent
Teacher Experience Poor


Inputs such as suspension rate and number of physical altercations at a school are used to calculate our safety score. McKinley Elementary School performs slightly below average compared to other Wisconsin elementary schools for safety. The school's grade for this metric is C+.

Safety Grade C+
In-School Suspensions Excellent
Out-of-School Suspensions Poor
Physical Altercations Fair


An overview of the student body of McKinley Elementary School is shown below. A school’s demographics are not a factor when determining its grade.

Students w/ Disablities
WI Avg. 14%
Free Lunch
WI Avg. 34%
Econ. Disadvantaged
WI Avg. 39%
% Race/Ethnicity
% Male/Female
Total Enrollment 311
Minority Students 235
Diversity Index 56
Students with Disablities 41
Economically Disadvantaged 88%
Limited English Proficiency 18%
Gifted Students N/A


High Diversity - This award indicates that the student body at a school is among the most racially and ethnically diverse in the nation. Less than 10% of schools qualify for this badge. Read more about how this metric was calculated and why TheSchoolReview feels it is important to recognize those schools with highly diverse student populations.

Compare Nearby Schools

In the table below, the closest schools to McKinley Elementary School are listed. The School Review's grade for each school is shown to provide easy comparison. To find a complete list of local schools, visit the Kenosha, Wisconsin schools page.

School Overall Grade Academic Results Learning Enviroment School Safety
1 Kenosha 4 Year Old Kindergarten N/A N/A B N/A
2 Chavez Learning Station N/A N/A C- N/A
3 Dimensions of Learning Academy A A+ B+ B
4 Wilson Elementary School D D C D
5 Edward Bain School - Dual Language C C- C+ A-

McKinley Elementary School - Quick FAQ

At the time we collected data, these were the answers to common questions about the school.

  • How many students attend McKinley Elementary School? 311
  • Is McKinley Elementary School a good school? The school received an overall grade of C-, which means it is slightly below average when compared to similar schools within the state.
  • What school county is McKinley Elementary School in? The school is located in Kenosha County.
  • How can I contact McKinley Elementary School? The school's number is (262) 359-6002. You can visit their website at http://www.kusd.edu.
  • Where is McKinley Elementary School? 5520 32nd Ave, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144

How we rate schools?

We rank elementary schools across three criteria: Academics, Learning Environment, and Safety. We assess Academics using statewide standardized test scores, by comparing each school’s test performance to the distribution of elementary schools on the same test in the state. We then compute overall achievement by averaging a school’s standardized performance across subjects and years. We evaluate a school’s Learning Environment by combining various classroom indicators, such as the ratio of teachers to students and the percent of teachers who are novice, uncertified, or chronically absent. Finally, we measure the Safety of an elementary school from the percent of students receiving in-school and out-of-school suspensions and the reported incidents of physical altercations per 100 students. While we recognize any ranking metric is inherently subjective, we believe our grades can serve as a valuable resource to help students and parents compare neighborhood schools and find the best school to fit their desired educational needs.

Nearby Schools
Kenosha 4 Year Old Kindergarten
6300 27th Ave Kenosha, WI 53143
Chavez Learning Station
6300 27th Ave Kenosha, WI 53143
Dimensions of Learning Academy
6218 25th Ave Kenosha, WI 53143
Wilson Elementary School
4520 33rd Ave Kenosha, WI 53144
Edward Bain School - Dual Language
2600 50th St Kenosha, WI 53140