Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 2:30 PM
School leader Janine Cano Graber
District Milwaukee School District
Transportation options Yes


Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Honors track
Gifted / High performing


Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
including: Italian
Performing & written arts Drama
Visual arts Ceramics
World languages taught Italian
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Italian


including: Computer
Facilities Computer
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Other health impairment
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 34% 10%
White, not Hispanic 33% 73%
Black, not Hispanic 20% 10%
Asian 10% 4%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 14% 6%
Female 47% 48%
N/A 53% 52%
Male 53% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 88% 41%
Source: See notes


Girls Sports
including: Flag football
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Flag football
Boys sports Football
Flag football
Clubs Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
Before school start time 6:45 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM


Students typically come from these schools Na
Students typically continue on to these schools Ronald Reagan IB High School
  Milwaukee HS of the Arts
  Milwaukee School of Languages


Academic award Our school was selected to represent schools across our nation by taking part in the National Assessment of Educational Progres
Year received 2008
Academic award Awarded $2,000 from the Italian Government via ICC, WisItalia, and Sons of Italy.
Year received 2008
Academic award Awarded $400 from the American Leagion Milwaukee Post 18 for art and writing contest
Year received 2008


Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 82% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 32% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 95% 98%
Source: See notes


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


Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines


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