Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 2:25 PM
School leader Brenda Martinez
District Milwaukee School District
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
World languages
General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Visual arts

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Visual arts Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer
Gym
Library
Playground
Sports Fields
Parent involvement center
Art room
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs

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
Hispanic 98% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 1% 10%
White, not Hispanic 0% 73%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Students by group

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

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
2
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
1
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) T-ball
Girls sports (misc.) T-ball
Clubs Gardening

Culture

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.
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Wedgewood IB Middle School
  Audubon Middle School
  Notre Dame and Nativity Jesuit Middle Schools

Teachers

4
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Nurse
PE instructor
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
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application requirements Application

Sources

Student diversity Translation missing: en.WI Dept of Public Instruction, 2012-2013
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  Translation missing: en.WI Dept of Public Instruction, 2012-2013
Teacher characteristics Translation missing: en.WI Dept of Public Instruction, 2011-2012