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Catholic East Elementary School

Private | PK-8 | 255 students

We are best known for learning, faith and diversity.

 

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $248,900. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $900.

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4 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
Based on 2 ratings
2013:
Based on 4 ratings
2012:
Based on 1 rating
2011:
No new ratings

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Posted February 11, 2014

This school did wonders for my child. She started middle school there a few years ago and graduated. She is now flourishing in high school and well prepared especially in math. The teachers and principal have the children's best interest in mind with very high expectations. I rave to anyone I can about this school. Children shine here. One of the only Catholic schools left that still has an art teacher. Nothing but praise for this school. Hands down the best! So glad I found it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2014

This school has been a great change for my son. He is in the primary grades and absolutely loves the school. I like how they push him to do his best and they challenge him to keep him interested in school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 9, 2013

CEE is a great school for the following reasons: they don't "force" religion on any child, the teachers are kind and highly involved, and the Principle is an amazing woman who is truly invested! Whenever I've had a question or written her an email, she responds promptly. The students are held to a VERY high standard of discipline, academic excellence, and good behavior. Catholic East is a small, private school without all the "bells and whistles" of larger, wealthier districts. But they have Spanish, Art, volleyball, basketball, the option to learn an instrument starting in 3rd grade, dances, and so many other school enrichment activities! My child has learned so much and loves the environment here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2013

I just wanted to put up a quick review because I see the latest comments and wanted to mention that my review, posted last fall, is also missing and it was a positive review! They wouldn't intentionally remove a 5 star review so perhaps it's a technical issue?! We absolutely love this school; the teachers and principal were fantastic with our son!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 19, 2013

What is going on here? I read the June 13 post also. I noticed that several negative posts have been removed. So I shouldn't trust what I read on this sight? Who is removing these posts and why?


Posted May 9, 2013

Alarming teacher turnover rate. 80% fired, forced out, or leaving due to demoralization over last three years. Comments from teachers being censored on this site as well.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted July 31, 2012

Catholic East Elementary has been a great choice for my children. The teachers are nurturing and friendly. The environment is positive and challenging. My girls are only 4, yet they know the names of many students in all grade levels. The older students are "buddies" with the younger students which really creates a community. The school also offers affordable before and after school care (with certified teachers). I could not be happier with Catholic East.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2010

My daugher attends CEE and we love all that the school has to offer. The school is very diversed, and offers all grades (including K4/K5) the experience of foreign language, gym, art, music, guidance, and after school clubs and events. All families are involved in some shape or form in helping the school, and it is a very family oriented school. We love the school class sizes are small, the programs are challenging, and the school holds great values.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 12, 2009

Catholic East is more than we could have hoped for our children. It is a true, diverse community which children can feel safe to learn and grow in. Small class sizes and 'specials' including Spanish, Music, Computer, Gym and Art begin in K4. All is a school where every staff member knows every child!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 5, 2007

I think CEE is a great school. It is very diverse and has great teachers and a forward looking principal. Though the buildings are old, the students and the parents bring much to the school. Parents are very friendly and involved, very supportive of the school. There are various clubs after school that the students can participate in such as art, reading groups, etc. I cannot recommend the school highly enough. Come visit, ask questions and feel the spirit.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 3, 2006

We are the proud parents of 3 Catholic East grads. Two have graduated from high school as NHS Honor Roll students and our 3rd is an NHS Senior. Our oldest graduated from college in spring with honors, and the second is right behind her. But, the best thing about Catholic East is not the high level of acedemic instruction, which could be matched elsewhere. The best thing is that it is the perfect place to prepare your children for the real world. It is a safe place that functions as a village with shared values and faith to help you raise your child as people of faith who don't just talk the talk, but walk the walk. It is Catholic with a big C and a little c. It is not only ethnically diverse, but , even more rare, it's economically diverse. Our children are comfortable with anyone!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 2, 2006

My husband and I are the parents of two children in the primary grades at Catholic East. We couldn't be more pleased with our experience so far. Our children have had the benefit of truly outstanding teachers. We have been so impressed with their ability to take four-year-old children and mold them into young students: inquisitive, responsive, and respectful of each other and their teachers. I chaperoned a field trip (the students have one every month)to Betty Brinn a few weeks ago, and was a little aprehensive that it might be kind of crazy (as it can be with my own kids!). I came away from that experience with renewed appreciation of the atmosphere of CEE -- it is filled with really nice kids, and really nice families. It has a great, cohesive and stable staff, superb academics (critical to us), a small diverse student body, all of which also reflectitsCatholicmission.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 25, 2006

The August 2005 parent review implied CEE combines its older classes. At this point, the 6th and 7th grades are combined due to small enrollment in the 7th grade. Once this 7th grade class graduates next year, CEE will return to single classes once again. This was a temporary solution not a standard practice. As a parent of 3 children at CEE, I'm impressed with the enthusiasm of our teachers. They are a close knit faculty that seem to truly enjoy being at CEE. In addition to basic subjects, our children get instruction in Spanish, computers, art and phy.ed. They also participate in a citizenship program that covers different moral character traits such as honesty, problem solving, friendship and responsibility. My experience is that CEE is committed to shaping the whole child - intellectually, physically, spiritually and morally. It is a wonderfully diverse community and a true treasure.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2005

I beleive Catholic East offers great environment for learning, character building as well having strong Catholic values. The children at this school tend to be secure and confident which comes from having faith. Small school with parents and teachers who care.
—Submitted by a parent


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About these ratings

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.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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83%

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Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Social Studies

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

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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 54% in 2013.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

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90%

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65%

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
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90%

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88%

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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 49% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
n/a

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 38% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
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73%

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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

Language Arts

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

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

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70%

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Math

The state average for Math was 46% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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100%

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 42% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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70%

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Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Social Studies

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

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

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80%

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29%

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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

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Reading

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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 Students82%
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Math

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Reading

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Science

All Students75%
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Social Studies

All Students88%
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English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
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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

Math

All Students20%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
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Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
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English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Reading

All Students30%
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English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
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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

Math

All Students21%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
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American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
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Economically disadvantagedn/a
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Non-disabledn/a
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Proficient in Englishn/a
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Reading

All Students14%
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English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
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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

Math

All Students19%
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Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
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Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
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Proficient in Englishn/a
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Reading

All Students44%
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Proficient in Englishn/a
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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 Students74%
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Math

All Students30%
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Reading

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Science

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Social Studies

All Students78%
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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

The academic rating is made up of equally-weighted parts: students' test scores, their academic growth (for elementary and middle schools) and their readiness for college (for high schools). The graphs below compare this school's results in each area to other schools in the city and state.
Overall academic rating

4

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

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. Unfortunately, this school didn't provide enough survey responses to generate a climate rating.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White, not Hispanic 47%
Multiracial 22%
Black, not Hispanic 18%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 100%N/AN/A
Source: Manually entered by school official

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Music teacher(s)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff French
Spanish
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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • 2012 Best of Milwaukee Award (2012)

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
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab
Clubs
  • Recycling club

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama
Clubs
  • Student newspaper

Language learning

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered
  • Spanish
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • French
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
School facilities
  • Gym
  • Kitchen

Gifted & talented

Clubs
  • National Honor Society
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School basics

School start time
  • 7:55 am
School end time
  • 3:00 pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school: starts at 7:00 a.m.
  • After school: ends at 6:00 p.m.
School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Gail Kraig
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • 414-964-1770
  • Phone
Age at which early childhood or Pre-K program begins
  • 3 years old
Gender
  • Coed
Boarding options
  • Day school
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Roman catholic
Associations
  • NCEA
Fax number
  • (414) 964-6578

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • Core knowledge
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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

Don't understand these terms?
  • Spanish
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
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Music teacher(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • French
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Career/college counseling
  • Counseling
  • Differentiated learning programs
  • Mentoring
  • Remediation
  • Tutoring
Transportation options
  • None
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Cafeteria
  • Chapel/spiritual reflection center
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Music room
  • Playground
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Boy scouts
  • Cub scouts
  • Girl scouts
  • National Honor Society
  • Recycling club
  • Student newspaper
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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
  • Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Present special topics during curricular units
School colors
  • Blue,Beige,White
School mascot
  • Eagle
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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
273
Applications received for the 2012-2013 school year
273

What does it cost?

Tuition range for the 2012-2013 school year
$3000 - $4000
Vouchers accepted
Yes
Financial aid offered
Yes.
School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Application fee
No

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
Dominican High School
St. Joan Antida High School
Riverside University High School
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2461 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
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Phone: (414) 964-1770

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