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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Special education emphasis
Instructional / curriculum models used Waldorf
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

Extra learning resources (misc.) After school tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Garden / Greenhouse
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White, not Hispanic 61%
Multiracial 18%
Black, not Hispanic 13%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 0%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 38%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Volleyball
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 5:30 AM
Before school start time 7:15 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Knights
School colors Forest green and white
Students typically continue on to these schools Pius XI High School
  Rufus King IB High School
  Suburban High Schools

Teachers

Staff Art teacher
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Music teacher
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Urban Ecology Center
Partner website Http://urbanecologycenter.org
Partner Milwaukee Art Museum Junior Docent Program
Partner website Http://www.mam.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.tamarackwaldorf.org/utility/admissions.php
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $3000
Tuition range (high) $8000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted Yes
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
# of applications received 103
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 54
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity Manually entered by a school official, 2012-2013
Students by group Manually entered by a school official, 2012-2013