Details overview

Hours 07:35 AM - 02:30 PM
School leader Daryl Burns
District Milwaukee School District
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

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

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
0
Languages
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None

Support

12
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Playground
Parent involvement center
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Kitchen
Library
Internet access
Gym
Garden / Greenhouse
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Art room
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Developmental delay
Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Other health impairment
Multiple disabilities
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Lunch
Afternoon Snack
Evening Snack
Dinner

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black, not Hispanic 96% 10%
White, not Hispanic 3% 73%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Hispanic 0% 10%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 6%
Female 50% 48%
N/A 50% 52%
Male 50% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 97% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
2
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
Girls sports Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Boys sports (misc.) Drill Team
Girls sports (misc.) Drill Team
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:30 AM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) I Have A Dream Program
Parent involvement Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Volunteer in the classroom
School mascot Cougars
School colors Red, White
Students typically continue on to these schools Washington High School
  North Division High School
  Riverside University High School

Awards

Academic award Wisconsin New Promise Award
Year received 2006
Academic award Wisconsin New Promise Award
Year received 2007

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Special education coordinator
School psychologist
School counselor
Security personnel
Robotics / Technology specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Librarian / media specialist
Coach(es)
Art teacher

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 87% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 47% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 96% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner I Have A Dream Milwaukee
  Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application
Interview

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