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Public | PK-8 | 441 students

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Posted August 20, 2012

Really Great School for child's i hope the 6th graders have the best year they have the best teacher ever i had her when i was a kid.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 15, 2010

I don't like this school's lunch. Ewww. I'm a student btw. This school is a half inch better than Victory though. I'm glad I'm moving to a different school next year. I just don't want to leave my BFF. I'm moving to Greenfield Middle School next year and I know I will absolutely love it! GMS will rock! WOO HOO! The lunch is horrible, the gym teacher is mean and gave us all a B no A's all B's and some C's also the teachers are kindof strict and i just thinks its icky. BOO!


Posted May 5, 2010

The staff get along with the students so well. So much learning happens here!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 25, 2008

They could do better.......another disapointment by MPS
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 2, 2008

Caring teachers and wonderful principal! There are many nice school and family events.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 8, 2008

Great school. Above average teachers and support staff. My daughter is in 4th grade and has really excelled academically and socially. Plus as a k-8 school, no worries about transfering to a middle school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2007

Cooper is a school that really vares in all areas of education. Having your child attend Cooper is like having them at a family members home.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 14, 2007

In my humble opinion, Cooper is one of the best K-8 schools MPS has to offer! Outstanding administration and faculty and a diverse learning community.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 21, 2007

It is small, with not much activities. The teachers are nice, but the lunches are not.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 10, 2005

I believe that is unfair to the children to go outside in the cold when they choose not to. the children can take the time to extra reading work or make up assignments. the entire staff does not join the children outside. there should be something other than going outside for recess that the children can do. 15 degrees is not that warm nor is it warm when there is a windchill. if this problem cannot be corrected i will transfer my children to a different school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 3, 2003

My daughter is in 1/2 k5 and 1/2 special ed. , I have been able to teaach her at home but they have been able to do much more.. they still care which alot don't because of reason or another.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
94%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
84%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
79%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
72%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 92% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 38% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
83%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 61% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 46% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 42% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
59%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students42%
Female43%
Male42%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin56%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled48%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant42%

Reading

All Students30%
Female28%
Male32%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin39%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled39%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant30%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

All Students78%
Female91%
Male70%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic66%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin84%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled96%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant78%

Math

All Students42%
Female36%
Male45%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic33%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin54%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled53%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant42%

Reading

All Students16%
Female18%
Male15%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic16%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin15%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled19%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant16%

Science

All Students77%
Female91%
Male70%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic58%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin85%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled95%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant77%

Social Studies

All Students90%
Female91%
Male90%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic84%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin92%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled100%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students43%
Female54%
Male35%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin41%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled60%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant43%

Reading

All Students10%
Female8%
Male12%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin8%
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled10%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English10%
Non-migrant10%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students28%
Female29%
Male28%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin27%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled32%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant28%

Reading

All Students29%
Female43%
Male14%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin27%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled36%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant29%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students0%
Female0%
Male0%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic0%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin0%
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled0%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant0%

Reading

All Students12%
Female15%
Male9%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic11%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin11%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled19%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant12%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

All Students44%
Female50%
Male37%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin37%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled64%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant44%

Math

All Students27%
Female22%
Male32%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin37%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled40%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant27%

Reading

All Students33%
Female33%
Male31%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin32%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled48%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant33%

Science

All Students49%
Female50%
Male48%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin53%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled72%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant49%

Social Studies

All Students57%
Female61%
Male52%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin58%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled84%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant57%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

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Academic rating
4 / 10
Climate rating
9 / 10

This school's GreatSchools Rating is based on academics (90%) and climate (10%). The academic rating measures students' test scores, academic growth and college readiness. The climate rating measures safety, cleanliness, parent involvement and more.

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Reading growth
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*Test scores are based on the 2013 WSAS results from the state of Wisconsin.

**The academic growth rating measures how schools affect student test score improvement over time in reading and math. This data is from 2013 and is provided by the Value-Added Research Center and Milwaukee Public Schools.

Climate ratings

This rating encompasses five elements of school climate: safety and cleanliness, respect and relationships, expectations for students, teacher collaboration and support, and parent involvement. This school's climate ratings are the result of GreatSchools' analysis of teacher survey data from the Spring 2013 School Climate Survey developed by Milwaukee Public Schools.

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This rating evaluates a school's environment, based on its safety, order, cleanliness and more. More highly rated schools have well-kept facilities and a safe environment conducive to learning. Schools rated poorly may have a chaotic environment, conflicts among students or even theft or violence.


Creating healthy, respectful relationships.

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Promoting high academic expectations for all students.

This rating sheds light on the academic expectations that teachers have for students. At a school with a higher rating, educators are more likely to stress academic success, ask kids to work hard and expect kids to be college-bound. At schools with lower ratings, it may be more acceptable for students to put in average or minimal effort, perform poorly on tests and lack strong academic goals.


Supporting its teachers.

This rating indicates how teachers feel about their school's professional environment. At a highly rated school, teachers are more likely to work well together, learn from one another, have opportunities for professional development and feel supported by the administration. At a school with lower ratings, teachers may not interact much, feel appreciated or have much input in school decisions and policies.


Informing and including families.

This rating reflects how much communication parents can expect from this school. A highly rated school is more likely to have regular communication (e.g. newsletters, emails, and meetings) between administrators, teachers and parents. This may include information about student progress, homework help and volunteer opportunities. At lower-rated schools, parents may not get regular updates and may feel less welcome at school.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White, not Hispanic 50% 73%
Hispanic 30% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 10% 10%
Asian 7% 4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 2% 1%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Disabled students 27%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 59%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 3%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 100%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 53%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 100%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

School leader's name Jennifer L Doucette
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • New Wisconsin Promise School of Recognition 05, 06, 07 (2007)
  • Governors Health Award-Gold Level 07, 08 (2008)

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Intensive - the school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs such as autism or complete visual impairment
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Other health impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
  • Visual impairments
Clubs
  • Special olympics

Arts & music

Music
  • Band

Language learning

Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Clubs
  • Special olympics
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School basics

School start time
  • 7:45
School end time
  • 2:30
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Jennifer Doucette
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Age at which early childhood or Pre-K program begins
  • 4 years old
Fax number
  • (414) 304-6315

Programs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • None
Level of special education programming offered
  • Intensive - the school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs such as autism or complete visual impairment
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Other health impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
  • Visual impairments
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • None

Resources

Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Transportation options
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Flag football
  • Football
  • T-ball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Flag football
  • T-ball
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Book/reading club
  • Special olympics
  • Student council/government
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Parent involvement
  • Family orientation night, parent teacher conferences (fall and spring), pto, school governance council
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  • Parent Teacher conference data shows that at least 70% of Cooper parents participate in Parent-Teacher conferences held in Fall and Spring.
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5143 S 21st St
Milwaukee, WI 53221
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Phone: (414) 304-6300

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