Details overview

Hours 7:35 AM - 2:40 PM
School leader Jennifer Smith

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school International baccalaureate
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
5
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
3
Languages
including: German
Music Orchestra
Jazz band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Band
Performing & written arts Drama
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught German
Latin
Spanish

Support

11
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Facilities Science lab
Music room
Library
Internet access
Gym
Garden / Greenhouse
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Art room
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Tutoring
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
College preparation resources Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
College prep programs/courses during the year
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Visual impairment, including blindness

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black, not Hispanic 69% 10%
White, not Hispanic 16% 73%
Asian 9% 4%
Hispanic 5% 10%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 58% 48%
Male 42% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 59% 41%
English Language Learners 1% 6%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Girls Sports
including: Wrestling
12
Boys Sports
including: Football
21
Clubs
including: Debate
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs Student council / government
Special Olympics
Science club
Robotics club
Recycling club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Model UN
Math club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Game club
Forensics club
Foreign language and culture club
Flag girls
Drum line
Drama club
Debate
Chess club
Art club
Amnesty International
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Join PTO / PTA
Students typically come from these schools King Middle Years
  Golda Meir 3-8
  Morse Marshall
Students typically continue on to these schools UW - Madison
  UW - Milwaukee

Awards

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

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
German

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 83% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 38% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 96% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

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Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 10/28/2013
# of applications received 1200
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 450
For the year 2013-2014

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