Details overview

Hours 9:00 AM - 3:40 PM
School leader Yolanda Hernandez-Garcia
District Milwaukee School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus World languages
Science
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Dance
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Bilingual Education
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Library
Parent involvement center
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 97% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 2% 10%
White, not Hispanic 1% 73%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 68% 6%
Female 48% 48%
Male 52% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 97% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
3
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Girls sports Soccer
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Boys sports (misc.) Milwaukee Scores
Girls sports (misc.) Milwaukee Scores
Clubs Dance club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Student council / government
Clubs (misc.) America SCORES
  CLC Boys and Girls Club
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Tutor(s)
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 65% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 22% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 87% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation options (misc.) Citywide
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Boys and Girls Club of Milwaukee
Partner website Http://www.boysgirlsclubs.org/
Partner Cientificas
Partner website Http://womensfundmke.org/
Partner Milwaukee County Zoo
Partner website Http://www.milwaukeezoo.org/
Partner America SCORES
Partner website Http://www.americascoresmke.org/
Partner Danza Folclórica

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

Student diversity WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013
Students by group WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013
  NCES, 2011-2012
Teacher characteristics WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012