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St. Martini Lutheran School

Private | PK-8 | 263 students

We are best known for reading program.
 
 

 

Living in Milwaukee

Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $60,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $730.

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5 stars

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2013:
Based on 11 ratings
2012:
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2011:
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16 reviews of this school


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Posted May 21, 2013

St. Martini provides an excellent, Christ- centered education to students in grade K4-8th. It is a school where exeptional things are happening!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 20, 2013

What i like about my school is teachers and students are very respectful and caring to others.Others should know that their teaching are great and teach us to have a positive christian attitude.


Posted May 17, 2013

St. Martini is an excellent school that provides a Christ centered education. As teachers, we strive to make our scholars the best and prepare them for their high school and college careers.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 16, 2013

La escuela Luterana St Martini me encanta. Me gusta la ense anza educativa y religiosa que le brindan a mis hijos. El apoyo y compresi n de los maestro y los trabajadores es excelente, siempre son muy atentos con los estudiantes. Le agradezco a Dios por haberme dirigido a encontrar un lugar de confianza y seguridad para mis hijos y familiares.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2013

st martini lutheran school i like this school becouse they show the kids about god and good manners and im so happy for my dougther every day she say i learn something new
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2013

My School is awesome because it is fun and they try there best to help us learn.


Posted May 16, 2013

St. Martini is a great school because we have excellent staff members and students! St. Martini has a great atmosphere.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 16, 2013

This school is amazing. There are so many loving staff that helps the students in any way possible. They are really understanding. And the children are prep to be future residents.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 16, 2013

my kids have made alot of improvent on his math and the new changes hame made a big difrerence!!!! i love St Martini school and specially teachers and faculty!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2013

St. Martini Lutheran School is an amazing school our Curriculum is TOP NOTCH. Our Scholars are reaching for the stars. I know their dreams will come true. We teach about the Lord Jesus Christ and how He is our Savior but so much more. I know that through Faith and Education these scholars will make a POSITIVE impact in the world. The TEACHERS, PRINCIPAL, and all SUPPORT STAFF are GREAT PEOPLE who live what they teach!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 24, 2013

St. Martini is a wonderful school full of dedicated teachers and staff. Some of the teachers live far from the school and drive long distances in order to be a part of St. Martini's mission. We truly believe that EVERY student deserves a high-quality education and the opportunity to have a good life. We are passionate about sharing the gospel and teaching children about the love of God and the hope we ALL have through Jesus Christ.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted June 1, 2009

one of the best schools to send your child. i sent my children there and they loved the Principal and the teachers. the education was top-notch!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 1, 2009

one of the best schools to send your child. i sent my children there and they loved the Principal and the teachers. the education was top-notch!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 8, 2008

St. Martini Lutheran School is a Great school. Teaching about having faith in Jesus Christ to students to make an impact in this world for good. But thats not all, the academics are top notch to prepare students to reach their dreams to succeed in life.


Posted March 30, 2008

im very proud of the school. it may be a small inner city private school, but it has a lot of heart! they school was nationally recognized for all it has done to contribute to the community. this school teaches and it does its best to enusre equality and help to all its students. students look forward to going to school and working on projects and different stuff on diverse subjects. i think this school has a lot to offer to both parents and students.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 19, 2007

This school is great. I've been a student here since i was in k-4, and now i'm in 8th grade. This school, is awesome. All the teachers are nice and helpful and attentive to all their students. It's like a great big family. There are volleyball for girls, basket ball for boys, and another basketball team for girls. Their is also a coed soccer team. We also have a chime choir! The school is private! It maybe small, but it's a great school. i love it. My 5 year old sister attends this school too, and everyday she looks forward to going to school. So, do i! Not alot of kids my age, will think that! We were a nationally recongized school, which makes all of us proud! i love this school!
—Submitted by a student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

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58%

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40%

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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70%

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
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Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 92% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 38% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 61% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 46% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 42% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students17%
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Reading

All Students3%
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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

All Students58%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Math

All Students27%
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Reading

All Students12%
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Science

All Students46%
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American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
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Social Studies

All Students81%
Femalen/a
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White, not of Hispanic originn/a
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Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students18%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Reading

All Students14%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students27%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Reading

All Students15%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
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Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students18%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Reading

All Students9%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

All Students37%
Femalen/a
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Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
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Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic originn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Math

All Students31%
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Reading

All Students26%
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Science

All Students47%
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Social Studies

All Students74%
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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

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Academic rating
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8 / 10

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*Test scores are based on the 2013 WSAS results from the state of Wisconsin.

**The academic growth rating measures how schools affect student test score improvement over time in reading and math. This data is from 2013 and is provided by the Value-Added Research Center and Milwaukee Public Schools.

Climate ratings

This rating encompasses five elements of school climate: safety and cleanliness, respect and relationships, expectations for students, teacher collaboration and support, and parent involvement. This school's climate ratings are the result of GreatSchools' analysis of teacher survey data from the Spring 2013 School Climate Survey developed by Milwaukee Public Schools.

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Keeping things safe, clean, and orderly.

This rating evaluates a school's environment, based on its safety, order, cleanliness and more. More highly rated schools have well-kept facilities and a safe environment conducive to learning. Schools rated poorly may have a chaotic environment, conflicts among students or even theft or violence.


Creating healthy, respectful relationships.

This rating measures whether the school has a positive learning environment and cultivates an atmosphere of respect. At a school with a higher rating, it's more likely that the school's culture celebrates hard work and learning, students treat their peers and teachers with respect and class lessons reinforce character strengths such as kindness and tolerance. A school with a lower rating may have a weaker learning environment or allow disrespectful behavior.


Promoting high academic expectations for all students.

This rating sheds light on the academic expectations that teachers have for students. At a school with a higher rating, educators are more likely to stress academic success, ask kids to work hard and expect kids to be college-bound. At schools with lower ratings, it may be more acceptable for students to put in average or minimal effort, perform poorly on tests and lack strong academic goals.


Supporting its teachers.

This rating indicates how teachers feel about their school's professional environment. At a highly rated school, teachers are more likely to work well together, learn from one another, have opportunities for professional development and feel supported by the administration. At a school with lower ratings, teachers may not interact much, feel appreciated or have much input in school decisions and policies.


Informing and including families.

This rating reflects how much communication parents can expect from this school. A highly rated school is more likely to have regular communication (e.g. newsletters, emails, and meetings) between administrators, teachers and parents. This may include information about student progress, homework help and volunteer opportunities. At lower-rated schools, parents may not get regular updates and may feel less welcome at school.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 87%
Multiracial 5%
White, not Hispanic 5%
Black, not Hispanic 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 0%N/AN/A
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/AN/A
Disabled students 0%N/AN/A
Source: Manually entered by school official

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Art teacher(s)
College counselor(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Nurse(s)
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School psychologist
School social worker/counselors(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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Source: Provided by a school official.

Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Reading First selection
  • LCFS Liest award for outstanding school
  • Concordia University Alumni Award (2008)

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Mathematics
School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
Visual arts
  • Ceramics
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Dance

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
School facilities
  • Gym
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 8:00 am
School end time
  • 3:45 pm
School Leader's name
  • Julieane Cook
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Gender
  • Coed
Boarding options
  • Day school
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Lutheran church - missouri synod
Fax number
  • (414) 383-0637

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • College prep
  • Core knowledge
  • Standards-based
  • Traditional
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Mathematics
  • Religious
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • None

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
  • School psychologist
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title 1
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Cafeteria
  • Chapel/spiritual reflection center
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Playground
Partnerships with local resources and organizations
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Dance
Media arts
  • None

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Boy scouts
  • Girl scouts
  • Student council/government
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
School colors
  • Red & White
School mascot
  • Vikings
More from this school
  • luminschools.org
School leaders can update this information here.

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What are your chances?


10 out of 10students were accepted for the 2012-2013 school year.


Students accepted for the 2012-2013 school year
299
Applications received for the 2012-2013 school year
299
Students typically come from these schools
Forest Home
Allen Field
Longfellow

What does it cost?

Tuition range for the 2012-2013 school year
$5000 - $5000
Vouchers accepted
Yes
Financial aid offered
No.
Application fee
No

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
Carmen High School of Science & Technology
Ronald Reagan High School
St Anthony's High School
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1520 S Cesar E Chavez Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53204
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