Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 2:30 PM
School leader Thomas Matthews
District Milwaukee School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling
Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: None
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: American Sign Language (ASL)
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Visual arts Painting
None
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish

Support

7
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Performance stage
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Multiple disabilities

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
White, not Hispanic 45% 72%
Hispanic 28% 11%
Black, not Hispanic 19% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 5% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 4%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 40% 48%
Male 60% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 70% N/A
English Language Learners 1% 6%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
1
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports Softball
Volleyball
Basketball
Flag football
Boys sports Basketball
Volleyball
Football
Flag football
Clubs Drama club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Milwaukee Public Schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Various Milwaukee public schools

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
Nurse
PE instructor
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 100% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 51% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 96% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014
  WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013
Teacher characteristics WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012