Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 2:35 PM
School leader Adalberto Salas
District Milwaukee School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

8
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Developmental delay
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging 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 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 91% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 4% 10%
White, not Hispanic 3% 73%
Asian 1% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 37% 6%
Female 53% 48%
N/A 47% 52%
Male 47% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
3
Clubs
including: Cooking club
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Football
Soccer
Clubs Chess club
Cooking club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
School mascot Dragon
School colors Green, white, khaki
Students typically continue on to these schools Varies according to interest
  Ronald Reagan
  Rufus King

Awards

Academic award School of Recognition
Year received 2014
Academic award School of Recognition
Year received 2013
Academic award School of Recognition
Year received 2012

Teachers

17
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Hmong
Italian
Spanish

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 81% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 21% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 99% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Urban Ecology Center
Partner website Www.urbanecologycenter.org
Partner Arts With Education

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