Details overview

Hours 7:35 AM - 2:20 PM
School leader Peggy Mystrow
District Milwaukee School District
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

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

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Theory
0
Languages
Music Theory
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught None

Support

6
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Sports Fields
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Multiple disabilities
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments

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 64% 72%
Hispanic 20% 11%
Black, not Hispanic 10% 10%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 1%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 48%
Male 50% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 34% N/A
English Language Learners 1% 6%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
4
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
3
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Rec program
Girls sports (misc.) Rec program
Clubs Boy Scouts
Cub Scouts
Girl Scouts
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Burdick School
  Wedgewood MS
  Suburban districts

Awards

Academic award National Blue Ribbon School
Year received 2011
Academic award Title 1 High progress School
Year received 2013

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Art teacher
Educational diagnostician
Coach(es)
Music teacher
PE instructor
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 100% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 69% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 100% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Milwaukee Art Museum
  PWc: Price Waterhouse Cooper
  Junior Achievement of Wisconsin
  Custom Grown Green House
  Whittier PTO

Enrollment

Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 269
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 235
For the year 2012-2013

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