Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 2:30 PM
School leader Michelle Carter
District Milwaukee School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Photography
4
Music
including: Chamber music
3
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Orchestra
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish
Dutch

Support

10
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer
Gym
Library
Playground
Auditorium
Computer lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
College / career center
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black, not Hispanic 58% 10%
White, not Hispanic 29% 73%
Hispanic 7% 10%
Asian 5% 4%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 48%
Male 50% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 43% 41%
English Language Learners 0% 6%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
10
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Basketball
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Student council / government
Drama club
Forensics club
Sewing / knitting club
Art club
Chess club
Yearbook
Student newspaper
Debate
Drum line
Extended care / Extended programs None
After

Culture

Parent involvement 99% of parents attend Parent Teacher Conferences each semester. Parents are also invited to participate in a range of activities from volunteering for daily class activities, as trip charones and to attend evening conferences, School Goverance Council and PTO meetings as well as student performances.
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Students typically come from these schools Milwaukee Public Schools
  Suburban Schools
  Private and Parochial Schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Samuel Morse * John Marshall School for the Gifted & Talented
  Rufus King IB High School
  Riverside University High School

Awards

Academic award Blue Ribbon School
Year received 2007
Academic award New Wisconsin Promise
  Award for Fostering Teaching Excellence and Innovation

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Spanish

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 95% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 47% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 95% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone

Sources

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