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Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Architecture
1
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Poetry
Dance
Creative writing
Media arts Technical design and production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Mathematics
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

13
Facilities
including: Library
Extra learning resources Remediation
Tutoring
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 95% 10%
White, not Hispanic 2% 73%
Black, not Hispanic 2% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 1%
Asian 0% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 48% 6%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 41%
Female 47% 48%
Male 53% 52%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
7
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
10
Clubs
including: Student newspaper
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Softball
Soccer
Flag football
Cross country
Basketball
Boys sports Soccer
Football
Flag football
Basketball
Cross country
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Boys softball
Clubs - dance Ballroom, Latin
Clubs Boy Scouts
Chess club
Dance club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Organize fundraising events
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
School mascot Eagle
School colors Grey, White and Blue
Students typically continue on to these schools Ronald Reagan H.S.
  Rufus King H.S.
  MPS H.S.

Awards

Academic award Mosaic School
  Mosaic School
Year received 2007
Academic award High Achieving School
Year received 2008

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Special education coordinator
School social worker / counselor
School psychologist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
PE instructor
Music teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Instructional aide / coach
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Art teacher
Assistant principal
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Italian
French

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 89% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 23% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 89% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 800
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 734
For the year 2014-2015

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