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River Trail School

Public | PK-8 | 563 students

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Posted October 25, 2013

This is my first year at river trail and i heard that they just started to switch classes but it is fake because they don't have lockers and the students have to carry the own supplies and books but they have music gym and art thou and there are a lot of fights on the middle school side and some students bully on bus in the gym and in the art room


Posted June 4, 2010

My child has been attending River Trail Elementary for three years and I have been very happy with the school. Especially since this is the first year they have had art class for the students. River Trail now has music, gym, and art..are rare find in MPS.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 24, 2009

This is my child first year at River Trail Elemetary. The school has quality teachers, but they are short staff. Teachers can not do there jobs if they have to watch 30 students at once.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 27, 2009

This is my children's first year here. While I know public school's can have 'discipline problems', I feel this school's safety is compromised by students that should be expelled. In terms of curriculum, there should be more challenges for the middle levels. Mrs. Rhodes and Mr. Gonzalez are very effective and caring instructors and should be commended for their efforts.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2008

This is my son's second year here - he started in K4. Great communication with teachers, lots of involvement, and grades K5 - 3 are limited class size. Weekly behavioral reports are given, and pretty good diversity in the student body.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 4, 2007

I go to River Trsil im in 6th grade there. It is a presticous school to go too. The teachers there are working their hardest just to keep children and teens incontrol. And it is a wonderful place to be.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 28, 2005

I really adore this school- it is a great open classroom environment, and my children did very well academically. Great teachers. They encourage parental involvement. I'd highly recommend. I've got 3 kids in MPS, and this by far is the best elementary and they have expanded to 8th grade. Unfortunately, I have to remove my youngest son next year because of the year round, and his older sisters are in high school, which makes it inconveient to have the different days off. I only hope the school my son will be going to is just as good. Most notable is the math skills my daughter attained here. She has been helping her older sister so they are advanced.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
57%
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.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
65%
Social Studies

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

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
86%
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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
49%
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.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
56%
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.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 38% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
63%
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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 46% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 42% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
66%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
49%
Social Studies

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

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
47%
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 Students7%
Female0%
Male13%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English7%
Non-migrant7%

Reading

All Students14%
Female0%
Male27%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English14%
Non-migrant14%
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%
Female40%
Male47%
Black, not of Hispanic origin32%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled53%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant44%

Math

All Students11%
Female10%
Male12%
Black, not of Hispanic origin5%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled14%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant11%

Reading

All Students4%
Female0%
Male6%
Black, not of Hispanic origin0%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled5%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant4%

Science

All Students48%
Female40%
Male53%
Black, not of Hispanic origin32%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled57%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant48%

Social Studies

All Students63%
Female50%
Male70%
Black, not of Hispanic origin48%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled76%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant63%
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 Students7%
Female4%
Male13%
Black, not of Hispanic origin0%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled9%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant7%

Reading

All Students12%
Female8%
Male20%
Black, not of Hispanic origin3%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled15%
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

Math

All Students14%
Female0%
Male29%
Black, not of Hispanic origin19%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled14%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant14%

Reading

All Students6%
Female0%
Male12%
Black, not of Hispanic origin8%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled3%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant6%
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 Students29%
Female29%
Male27%
Black, not of Hispanic origin21%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled41%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant29%

Reading

All Students5%
Female8%
Male0%
Black, not of Hispanic origin0%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled7%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant5%
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 Students19%
Female15%
Male24%
Black, not of Hispanic origin24%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled28%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant19%

Math

All Students8%
Female5%
Male12%
Black, not of Hispanic origin7%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled12%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant8%

Reading

All Students8%
Female5%
Male12%
Black, not of Hispanic origin7%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged3%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled12%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant8%

Science

All Students27%
Female24%
Male30%
Black, not of Hispanic origin27%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities8%
Non-disabled36%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant27%

Social Studies

All Students35%
Female39%
Male30%
Black, not of Hispanic origin34%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled52%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant35%
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
3 / 10
Climate rating
1 / 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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Overall academic rating

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Below Average
Reading growth
Average

*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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Creating healthy, respectful relationships.

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Promoting high academic expectations for all students.

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Supporting its teachers.

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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
Black, not Hispanic 77% 10%
Asian 11% 4%
White, not Hispanic 8% 73%
Hispanic 4% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 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 18%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 2%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 96%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 22%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 98%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

School leader's name Tiffany H Fisher
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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Blue Ribbon School (2006)
  • Mosic School / High Achieving School (2007)

Special education / special needs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Special education
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
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Orthopedic impairments
  • Other health impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
Clubs
  • Special olympics

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Mathematics

Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Dance

Language learning

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered
  • Yes

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
  • Tiffany Fisher
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Age at which early childhood or Pre-K program begins
  • 4 years old
Special schedule
  • Block scheduling
  • Extended/longer school day
  • Year-round
Fax number
  • (414) 393-2215

Programs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Mathematics
  • Special education
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

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  • Yes
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
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Orthopedic impairments
  • Other health impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • None

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Transportation options
School facilities
  • Computer
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer

Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Dance

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Girl scouts
  • Special olympics
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Neither uniforms nor dress code
Parent involvement
  • Parent teacher organization /pto school governance council volunteers / classroom, field trips, special events, fundraisers
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12021 W Florist Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53225
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Phone: (414) 393-2200

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