Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 98% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 1% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
White, not Hispanic 0% 73%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Student subgroups

  This school State average
English learners 61% 6%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 96% 41%
Female 52% 48%
Male 48% 52%
Source: See notes

Programs

Classes

Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Visual arts Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
None
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer
Gym
Library
Playground
Sports Fields
Parent center

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) T-ball
Girls sports (misc.) T-ball
Clubs Gardening

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement ALBA School was created by the desire of parents and community members to have a bilingual bicultural school where traditions and culture would be integrated into the curriculum and their participation valued. Parents and community members actively participate in the School Governance Council which oversees the Charter contract, policies and procedures that govern the school.
Students typically continue on to these schools Wedgewood IB Middle School
  Audubon Middle School
  Notre Dame and Nativity Jesuit Middle Schools

Teachers

World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teacher experience: 5 years or more 49% 83%
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 12% 55%
Teachers with a valid license 81% 98%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Transportation options (misc.) Citywide
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Sources

Student diversity WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013
Student subgroups WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013
  NCES, 2011-2012
Teacher characteristics WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012