"We are best known for technical and trades programs."
Students enrolled 1063
Hours 7:30 AM - 2:40 PM
School leader Jody Bloyer
Transportation options no info
District Milwaukee School District

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700 S Fourth St
Milwaukee, WI 53204

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(414) 212-2400
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June 12, 2013
Amazing opportunities for students! Bradley Tech HS offers students seeking a Tech and Trade Education the opportunity to partner with industry leaders, to job shadow, take part in internships, and to earn national industry certifications - like OSHA 10, MMSC, Work Keys, National Career Readiness, and more! Student can also earn college credits through MATC Accredited Classes, Youth Options, and Advanced Placement Courses (AP). Come see what this school has to offer! Bradley Tech is more than just a traditional high school!

- submitted by a teacher
January 18, 2012
Its A GOOD SCHOOL.. You Just Have Those Few Who Will Mess It Up For Everybody And Make It Look Bad For Everyone. But i Love TECH. Wish They Would Go Back To The Old Tech. When You Had To Take A Test to Get In And Have A 2.0 Or Better. :)

- submitted by a student
January 24, 2011
I am currently in my senior year at Tech and I think it is a great school. They offer a lot of different classes and programs to students that can lead to a better future. The different academies make it easy to learn the intended trades. As with many other schools there are fights, and not all students go their for the intended purpose. No school goes without gang violence or fights, or any other interruptions of the sort for that matter. I also believe that the media portrays the school as worse then it really is. There are students, like myself that are able to get a good quality education regardless of what else goes on. The media should be just as quick to come with cameras and look at all the positive things us students are doing instead of only focusing on the negative aspects that are expected in an MPS high school.

- submitted by a student
December 07, 2010
Just shameful. They donate a beautiful building and receive a school full of thugs that want to spend the day looking for fights. What a joke! They need a Lean on me moment when crazy Joe kicks out all the bad apples and allows all the kids who want to study a trade to actually pursue that trade.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2010
Bradley Tech is a great school. I am currently going into my third year as a junior there. I have been going there all my high school years. Even though it has fights and some problems, it is still overall a great school that can take you very far in life. Every school has fights and problems, but not every school offers the same things Tech does. Mr. Kupka and the rest of the staff are doing a great job. The only thing I don't like is it feels like I'm back a year because everything I learned in my freshman year I learned in middle school. A lot of my middle school graduates said they took the same classes I took my sophomore year their freshman year and the classes I'm taking this year they took their sophomore year. They need to challenge us with new things.

- submitted by a student
no rating April 26, 2010
last year they had plenty of fights but their progarm its real good

- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2010
i am a 2009 graduate of bradley Tech may i say well done to the teachers and new principal for making bradley tech how it is today. i predict in the next 2 years Tech will be the best in milwaukee. I would also like to say that i wish it turns into a specialty school for the students who wish to become a Trades worker.

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no rating November 28, 2008
my son went here for freshman year. though school kept him learning, his safety is why i took him out because of thje gangs. ronald reagan isnt any better either... at least at tech he got help when asked at ronald reagan your on your own. thought teachers were there to teach!1

- submitted by a parent
November 21, 2008
Best High School in the city, not just MPS. An astounding 90%+ go on within two months of graduation to jobs, apprenticeships,2 year or 4 year college after. A gem.

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- submitted by a student
October 20, 2008
their beginning character education program is significant in its first year ---- walk the halls and compare to a year ago ---teachers this spring where seeking the school , leaders feel good about there invironment , seniors and other student leaders mentored the freshman this fall and started the orientation ---thats big stay tuned a business man in support of the school .

- submitted by a community member
October 01, 2008
I am fortunate for going to this school because I now make a living welding, which I learned while attending. Academically, it was unsatisfactory. I went to Menomonee Falls for Middle school, and I spent my four years at Tech re-learning everything I learned in Menomonee Falls. Send your children here if you want them working in a factory for the rest of their life.

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no rating January 10, 2006
I'm a student that went to tech in 2002-2003 for my 9th grade it was the best school i ever been to in my entire life. So if your planning to send your child or children to the best high school, this nis the school, bradley tech. ~bd 'mediea' c/o '06'~

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October 09, 2005
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Lynde and Harry Bradley Technology and Trade School (Bradley Tech) is unique in the Milwaukee Public Schools in a number of ways. Its programs empower students to meet state and national standards in trade, technical, academic, and employability skills. It is strategically located one mile south of downtown Milwaukee and currently enrolls 1,300 students. In 2005-06, Bradley Tech began a partnership with the Institute for Research and Reform in Education (IRRE) to implement the First Things First Framework within the comprehensive high school. This reform has given Bradley Tech an opportunity to embrace Small Learning Communities, Instructional Improvement, and a Family Advocacy System. The goal of this new initiative is to raise the academic performance of all students at Bradley Tech and Trade to levels required for post-secondary education and high-quality employment without remediation. To nurture student learning and support student development in a more personal environment, Bradley Tech is divided into four Small Learning Communities (SLCs): Pieper Power Academy of Construction, Rockwell Automation Academy of Advanced Engineering and Technology, AT&T Academy of Communication, and Harley-Davidson Academy of Design. Program content in each SLC includes academic curriculum required by the State of Wisconsin, technology curriculum developed from national standards, employability skills adapted from the U.S. Secretary of Labor's commission report identifying the skills young people need to succeed in the world of work, and electives for advancement or enrichment. In each SLC, freshmen explore planning and design, materials and processes, energy and power, and information technology related to their SLC focus. In sophomore, junior, and senior years, students study technology through investigation, problem solving, and application. Lessons are presented in a thematic project-based approach that integrates content and comprehensive literacy. With the Copernican 4 by 4 schedule, students can earn 8 units each year with a possible total of 32 units over 4 years. Students take four classes each quarter and can earn 1/2 a unit in each class. Each academic year consists of four quarters (terms).

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Bradley Technology & Trade High School
700 S Fourth St, Milwaukee, WI  53204
(414) 212-2400
Last modified Bradley Technology & Trade High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bradley Technology & Trade High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 30 reviews.