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Hours 7:35 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader Michael Roemer
District Milwaukee School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
7
Music
including: Jazz band
2
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Visual arts
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) International Baccalaureate
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
College preparatory
Honors track
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

13
Facilities
including: Music room
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Remediation
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Hearing impairments
Multiple disabilities
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training (misc.) IBCC being implemented
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 51% 10%
White, not Hispanic 30% 73%
Black, not Hispanic 13% 10%
Asian 4% 4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 1%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 6% 6%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 41%
Female 52% 48%
Male 48% 52%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Girls Sports
including: Track
12
Boys Sports
including: Golf
16
Clubs
including: National Honor Society (NHS)
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs - dance Pom Pom Squad
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Dance club
Debate
Drama club
Drum line
Foreign language and culture club
Forensics club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Marching band
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) PATH, School Governance Council
Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Husky
School colors Blue and Silver
Students typically come from these schools Wedgewood IB Middle School
  A.E. Burdick School
  IDEAL
Students typically continue on to these schools UW-Milwaukee
  UW-Whitewater
  UW-Madison

Awards

Academic award Wisconsin School of Promise
Year received 2009
Academic award US News and World Report Best Schools Bronze Medal Award Winner
Year received 2008
Academic award US News & World Report Gold Medal
Year received 2012

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 57% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 24% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 95% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Transportation options (misc.) Citywide
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://rrhs.schoolwires.net
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 11/14/2013
# of applications received 1127
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 312
For the year 2012-2013

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