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Rufus King International School

Public | 9-12 | 1500 students

We are best known for IB diploma program.

 
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4 stars

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Based on 5 ratings
2012:
Based on 8 ratings
2011:
Based on 2 ratings

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Posted March 16, 2014

The high school is separate from the middle school they have two separate buildings and administrations Great Schools should designate as such.


Posted December 13, 2013

My daughter is in her junior year at King. In a sense, King is a school within a school where all students are expected to achieve but there is a clear path for those that are particularly focused. By junior year, students branch off into higher level classes, particularly in math or science. That's when the rigor really takes off and students are in a classroom of like-minded peers supported by talented teachers. Yes, it's an old, urban public school so it's no frills - no salad bar or heated pool. But the extracurriculars are extensive and there are many opportunities for competition using your brain, not just sports. King graduates are recruited by top colleges due to high ACT scores and the well-rounded approach to IB education. King kids are different, they are in an urban school and interact across broad cultural and economic experiences. Despite all of the competition, the kids support one another and are proud to boast about a colleagues "perfect" ACT score or free ride to Madison. They are in it together. One wish: Superintendent Thornton, please leave the high performing schools alone. Take the best of what they do and replicate it where possible.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2013

My daughter has attended King since 9th grade she's now a Sr. I have no issues with the staff and their leadership. Academically they push the students to strive to do above what is required of the average student. I think that is going to help the students better adapt to college life. My concern is King ranks well on paper but in my opinion they have the same issues as schools that are not up there academically.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 10, 2013

I go to Rufus King Highschool and im not all into school spirit but I really do love my school. It is very diverse and brings challenges to students like myself, who find the curriculum in other schools too simple. Other mps students find Rufus King students "stuck up" because we work hard and take pride in our work. Just like every other school there are some idiots who act out, but that is inevitable.


Posted July 25, 2013

I wouldn't say the Middle Year Program is bad but its really difficult in the 6 grade. The teachers was really unorganized with work, tests, homework,and the students are really full of themselves, ignorant, and you know what I mean, i'm not trying to be mean but they wanted to their stuff their own way, last year they made the Art teacher cry, they were all up in drama and fights, it was really really ghetto. Though the classes are really much of a help, I took tutoring for math and science and it raised up to a B and C, I recommend taking the tutoring classes or ask the teacher for extra credit. My last GPA was 2.5 and I barely pasted music, the teacher for music was gone so they replaced a new one but he was horrible, he gave me a U and wrote review that said I didn't turned in my worksheets, it doesn't mean you have to give me a U for not turning in ONE project. any all the school is very bipolar but I might recommend going to a other school if you dont think the school is perfect for you child, its a IB school though so you may learn more, the highschool is good choice to get into a college or to get a diploma (im a 7th grader)


Posted February 1, 2013

My oldest sister goes rufus king high school and from what I heard it's really a good school.


Posted December 8, 2012

Nobody don't have any bad reviews about the high school. But all the bad reviews are towards the middle school campus is horrible. Everyone has good reviews about the HIGH SCHOOL CAMPUS. The high school campus is filled with harvard-type students who wants to learn. I worked at the middle school campus and it was HORRIBLE. FIGHTS ALMOST EVERYDAY and over-crowded classrooms. But at RUFUS KING- HIGH SCHOOL CAMPUS IT'S WHOLE NOTHER STORY. I worked at other MPS high schools and it was NOTHING like king high school. Rufus King high school is a challenging academic focused high school and all of the students are HIGH CLASS. Many students get excellent grades in my class. They are so focused on getting prepared for college and their near future. Rufus king is a really awesome school. I advise ANYONE to apply here.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 10, 2012

I really love Rufus King and there has not been ONE fight as far as I seen. The teacher's teach very well when giving the lecture. Some parents don't want to send their children here because of the neighborhood it's located in. But parents DO NOT have to worry about that. This school is racially diverse (Hispanic, Asian and caucasion) and it is VERY mixed with all cultures. Nobody has had any problems with the neighborhood. Rufus King is such a good school and I hope that they continue to ONLY accept children who wants an education and with excellent behavior. This is the BEST MPS school to send your child to. 29 students at BAY VIEW high school got arrested, riverside has a lot of fights (Even though it has a good reputation), Hamilton has a lot of fights, and vincent high school has a lot of fights. But if you want to send your child to an excellent high school in the milwaukee area. I advice REAGAN and KING a choice. I wish the best for this school and that it continues to stay the way it is currently performing. I LOVE RUFUS KING AND I COULDN'T FIND ANY BETTER HIGH SCHOOL. As an ASIAN, I think that it's great that Rufus King has an ASIAN CLUB.


Posted November 1, 2012

RUFUS KING HIGH SCHOOL is not comparable to the Middle school campus at all. There are two teachers in one class at once, so the student-to-teacher ratio is very excellent. This is my daughter's freshman year and she loves it. She lives in west allis, wisconsin and she gets transported nearby. The school offers transportation in a lot of milwaukee areas. She says that there's never been ONE FIGHT just yet. This school is just excellent, despite the neighborhood it's located in. She has a 3.500 GPA. I am very proud of rufus king and I regret not sending my other children here. The school also educates students with a lot of different ethnicities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 28, 2012

The new leadership is very knowledgeable about what it takes to manage an IB program, as well as sensitive to the needs of students in the city. He has a vision for not just the two campuses that are considered to be one school but for what is possible in the IB world of MPS. The teachers are committed before, during and after school. They make themselves available to students and are accessible to parents. Many attend school sporting events and show their support financially as well as in person. The level of work is well at the college level and will provide students the lead they will need to succeed beyond high school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2012

I'm an 8th grade student at the Rufus King Middle Years Campus (the proper name thank you) and I think the classes are just fine. I don't know what happens in the 7th and 6th grade classes, my classes are no where near theirs. Our teachers tell us about how their old school have been SO BAD and that we're so much better than them. And we just took our MAP testing, our teacher we had said our scores were a lot higher than her other schools. Last year our MAP testing scores were high above all the other middle schools and above National Average.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 24, 2012

I think that this school is amazing and has an EXCELLENT SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM. They have classes specially for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Visually Impaired, Autism, and Emotional Disorders. My daughter is in the DHH (Deaf and Hard of Hearing) program and she loves it and the teachers is nice. Shout out to Ms.Elko and Mr. Cullison for running an EXCELLENT DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING PROGRAM. I think that we should encourage our Special Needs Students to attend Rufus King, not just students with High Achievements. Rufus King should post more information about their Special Education Program on their Website. I LOVE RUFUS KING.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 24, 2012

That's my sister the one who posted before. I think that we SHOULD encourage more special education students to attend Rufus King. It has helped my Neice become more independent being Deaf. My son is in the Autism Program and loves it!!!! It has helped him to. RUFUS KING RULES!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 24, 2012

My child is a high school student and has become an incredible intellect, far above most professional adults I know. The school delivers on its promise to educate the whole child. My only criticism is that the school board does not support the school and the mission, subjecting them to the unfair and cruel rules of allowing teachers to be moved from other schools based on seniority and not commitment to the IB mission.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 3, 2011

Rufus King International School is the best high school in the state and provides all races and cultures of students a great high standarded education. The IB program also is a very hard program that prepares students for college and all the hard work, and learning time mangement skills.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 31, 2011

Classes are challenging, and teachers do an excellent job of preparing students in IB-focused classes to succeed in college. Overall, there's a high level of student activity, involvement and community pride.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 23, 2009

Rufus King provides a serious academic atmosphere within a caring environment. These people are the movers and shakers of the world and they do it with style and grace!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 21, 2009

Rufus King provides an exemplary high school educational program to a diverse student population in an urban environment. Students set high standards for themselves and work exceedingly hard to achieve their goals. Teachers are dedicated to teaching and assisting their students accomplish their goals.


Posted October 21, 2009

It is the best school anywhere. It sets high standards for it's students. Students have good attendance.


Posted October 21, 2009

Rufus King is the best school because of the students and their character and motivation to succeed and make the world a better place. They are driven and excell in all they do.
—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.

Grade level

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 76% in 2013.

330 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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73%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

330 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

332 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

331 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
61%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 82% in 2013.

330 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
79%
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

All Students73%
Female81%
Male61%
Black, not of Hispanic origin65%
Asian/Pacific Islander89%
Hispanic73%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin92%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities8%
Non-disabled81%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%

Math

All Students31%
Female30%
Male33%
Black, not of Hispanic origin16%
Asian/Pacific Islander48%
Hispanic50%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin69%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities3%
Non-disabled35%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English31%
Non-migrant31%

Reading

All Students38%
Female36%
Male40%
Black, not of Hispanic origin30%
Asian/Pacific Islander23%
Hispanic50%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin72%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities5%
Non-disabled42%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English38%
Non-migrant38%

Science

All Students71%
Female71%
Male70%
Black, not of Hispanic origin62%
Asian/Pacific Islander86%
Hispanic81%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin91%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities8%
Non-disabled79%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant71%

Social Studies

All Students85%
Female90%
Male77%
Black, not of Hispanic origin80%
Asian/Pacific Islander94%
Hispanic89%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin94%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities16%
Non-disabled93%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant85%
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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5 / 10
Climate rating
4 / 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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Percent of 12th graders taking ACT: 92%
Average Composite ACT score: 21

*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.

***This rating is based on composite ACT scores for all 12th graders in 2013. This rating takes into account how many students took the ACT, giving more credit to schools with a higher percentage of graduates taking the ACT exam. The ACT data is provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

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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Promoting high academic expectations for all students.

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black, not Hispanic 69% 10%
White, not Hispanic 16% 73%
Asian 9% 4%
Hispanic 5% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 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 14%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 59%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 1%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

College readiness and student pathways

Students typically attend these schools prior to attending this school King Middle Years
Golda Meir 3-8
Morse Marshall
Percentage of students going to 2-year college 2% (2013)
Percentage of students going to 4-year college 95% (2013)
Percentage of students going to the military 2% (2013)
Percentage of students going to vocational programs 1% (2013)
Colleges most students attend after graduation UW - Madison
UW Milwaukee
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Source: Manually entered by a school official.

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 83%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 38%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 96%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Art teacher(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker/counselors(s)
Special education coordinator
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
German
Read more about programs at this school
Source: Provided by a school official.

Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Newsweek Ranked #1 High School in Wisconsin based on the challenge index (2011)
  • ACT College Readiness (2013)
  • New Wisconsin Promise School of Excellence (5 Years) (2013)

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
  • Autism
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Orthopedic impairments
  • Other health impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Visual impairments
Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator
Clubs
  • Special olympics

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Science lab
Clubs
  • Math club
  • Recycling club
  • Robotics club
  • Science club

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Drama
  • Poetry
Media arts
  • Graphics
  • Video / Film production
Clubs
  • Art club
  • Drama club
  • Drum line
  • Flag girls
  • Student newspaper
  • Yearbook

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • German
  • Spanish
Clubs
  • Foreign language club: Spanish, German, Latin

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
Clubs
  • Special olympics

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Accelerated credit learning
  • Gifted / high performing
  • Honors track
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
  • Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Clubs
  • Debate
  • Forensics club
  • National Honor Society
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 7:35 am
School end time
  • 2:40
School Leader's name
  • Jennifer Smith
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Gender
  • Coed
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (414) 267-0715

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • Accelerated credit learning
  • Gifted / high performing
  • Honors track
  • Independent Study
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Special education
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • No
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
  • Autism
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Orthopedic impairments
  • Other health impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Visual impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
  • School psychologist
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Special education coordinator
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • German
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
  • Career/college counseling
  • Counseling
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
  • Tutoring
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
  • Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Transportation options
  • Citywide
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Science lab
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Drama
  • Poetry
Media arts
  • Graphics
  • Video / Film production

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Amnesty international
  • Art club
  • Chess club
  • Debate
  • Drama club
  • Drum line
  • Flag girls
  • Foreign language club: Spanish, German, Latin
  • Forensics club
  • Game club
  • Lesbian, gay, transgender club
  • Math club
  • Model UN
  • National Honor Society
  • Recycling club
  • Robotics club
  • Science club
  • Special olympics
  • Student council/government
  • Student newspaper
  • Yearbook
School leaders can update this information here.

School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Parent involvement
  • Join PTO/PTA
School colors
  • Royal Blue, Gold
School mascot
  • Generals
More from this school
  • According to Newsweek Magazine, Rufus King is consistently ranked top in Milwaukee and in the State of Wisconsin on the rigor index and one of the top 250 high schools in the nation. The International Baccalaureate Program drives the entire culture of the school.
School leaders can update this information here.

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What are your chances?


4 out of 10students were accepted for the 2013-2014 school year.


Students accepted for the 2013-2014 school year
450
Applications received for the 2013-2014 school year
1200
Students typically come from these schools
King Middle Years
Golda Meir 3-8
Morse Marshall

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
UW - Madison
UW - Milwaukee
College preparation / awareness offered
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
College prep programs/courses during the year
Students' post-graduation plans in 2013
2 year college - 2%
4 year college - 95%
Military - 2%
Vocational - 1%
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1801 W Olive St
Milwaukee, WI 53209
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Phone: (414) 267-0700

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