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

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
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
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Music
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Multi-aged classrooms
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

10
Facilities
including: Playground
Extra learning resources Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
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 Speech and language impairments
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground

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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%
Male 53% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 16% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
4
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
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

Dress code None
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 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 and language therapist
Staff Art teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
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
Application or enrollment process Yes
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