Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Patty Rogers
District Woodlands School Agency
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
World languages
Music
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Multi-aged classrooms

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: French
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught French

Support

10
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White, not Hispanic 47% 73%
Black, not Hispanic 26% 10%
Hispanic 17% 10%
Multiracial 8% 2%
Asian 2% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 1% 6%
Female 47% 48%
N/A 53% 52%
Male 53% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 16% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
3
Clubs
including: Forensics club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Forensics club
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
Clubs (misc.) READY Club
  Junior Achievement
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

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
School mascot A wolf
School colors Green and white
Students typically continue on to these schools Pius XI High School
  Rufus King IB High School
  Dominican High School

Awards

Academic award 2 teachers received recognition as Kohl Fellows by the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation
Year received 2009
Academic award Designated "Emerging School of Character" from WCEP
Year received 2011
Academic award Awarded a Promising Practices Award from WCEP
Year received 2011

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Speech therapist(s)
Staff Art teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 81% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 34% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 100% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner PAVE
Partner website Www.PAVE.org
Partner UW-Milwaukee
Partner website Http://www4.uwm.edu/
Partner Alliance for Choices in Education
  Arts in Community Education (ACE)

Enrollment

Learn more Www.woodlands-school.org
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 433
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 333
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