Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 2:25 PM
School leader Kanika Burks
District Milwaukee School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

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

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
1
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
World languages taught None

Support

6
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Mentoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Speech and language impairments
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black, not Hispanic 96% 10%
White, not Hispanic 2% 73%
Hispanic 1% 10%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Asian 1% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 6%
Female 50% 48%
Male 50% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 98% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
1
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Track
Clubs Girl Scouts

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Monitor the playground
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
School colors Blue and White

Awards

Academic award Milwaukee Public Schools Model Site For Early Childhood Education
Year received 2009
Academic award Reading Best Practice Model Site
Year received 2009

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff PE instructor
Nurse
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 97% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 25% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 100% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Transportation options (misc.) In region bussing available
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
No
Partner Artisits Working in Education
  First Stage
  Schools the Can Milwaukee

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling

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