Demographics & Statistics

In 2020–21, One City Schools enrolled 162 students: 134 in our public charter elementary school (grades 4K — 2) and 28 in our independent preschool (ages 2 and 3). One City Elementary School is the only public school in Wisconsin offering both a longer school year (219 vs 180 days) and longer school day (8.5 hours vs 6.5 hours).
One City Schools - Racial Demographics

One City’s grades 4K - 2th racial demographics

In 2020–21, One City Schools enrolled 162 students: 134 in our public charter elementary school (grades 4K — 2) and 28 in our independent preschool (ages 2 and 3).

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The charts below show the learning growth, in aggregate, among One City students in reading and mathematics in kindergarten, first and second grades during the 2020–21 school year. One City uses the MAP Growth Assessment to monitor the learning growth of our students during the school year.

ONE CITY Schools exceeded the nationwide 2020-2021 COVID-19 benchmarks based on the percentage of scholars who met individual growth targets. Black scholars exceeded 2020-2021 COVID-19 benchmarks, and PRE-COVID-19 benchmarks

In the midst of a global pandemic and the myriad challenges operating a school during our current public health crisis has presented, One City students continued to make solid progress in reading and math, and more progress than students were making nationally before COVID-19 derailed K12 education in America.

The proportion of Black scholars at One City Schools meeting their individual growth target in math was nearly double than the nationwide benchmark for 2020-2021

We must make parenting success and the life success of children the top priority in our country. The future success of our nation, our state and our community depends on it. Centers of education that empower children, families and neighborhoods together will produce the greatest short-term and long-term benefits for everyone. They will produce the greatest return on investment.

How Education Empowers Families and Communities

Education is the engine and the fuel that drives success in the United States of America. Without it, people, businesses,communities and governments fail to achieve to their full potential. With it, they have the opportunity to succeed and contribute to the needs of others.

Disparities in Academic Achievement in Dane County

MMSD Reading Proficiency in grades 3, 4 and 5

Less than 50% of minority students who were tested at MMSD were reading at grade level in grade 3, 4 and 5.

ONE CITY Reading Proficiency Score

ONE CITY’s Black / African American kindergartners and first-graders are more likely to have an increased reading proficiency score than Black/African American students attending an MMSD school.

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