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Hours 8:05 AM - 3:40 PM
School leader Kristen Foster
District Milwaukee College Preparatory School -- 36th Street Agency
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) College Prep
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

12
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Restorative Practices
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black, not Hispanic 99% 10%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Asian 0% 4%
White, not Hispanic 0% 73%
Hispanic 0% 10%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 6%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 74% 41%
Female 56% 48%
Male 44% 52%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
6
Clubs
including: Girls on the Run
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Track
Clubs Arts and crafts
Boy Scouts
Cooking club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 5:30 PM
Before school start time 6:45 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Northstar
School colors Red and gold
Students typically continue on to these schools Rufus King IB High School
  Dominican High School
  Marquette/DSHA

Awards

Academic award New WI School of Promise Award
Year received 2012
Academic award WI Charter School of the Year
Year received 2008
Academic award National School of Character Award
Year received 2009

Teachers

15
Staff
including: School social worker / counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 87% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 52% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 97% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Lake Valley Camp
  WSPP
  FirstStage
  Mad Hot Tap/Ballroom
  Pearls for Teen Girls

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.milwcollegeprep.com/ParentsAndStudents/EnrollmentProcedure
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/28/2014
# of applications received 250
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 80
For the year 2013-2014

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