Oak Creek High School in Oak Creek, WI - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,996
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    282 3.7
  • Ranking

Oak Creek High School is a public school in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. It has 1,996 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 37% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 282 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

340 E Puetz Rd
Oak Creek, WI 53154
(414) 768-6210

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 282 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: While I was at Oak Creek High School I really enjoyed all the faculty. I got close with many teachers and they made most of my classes extremely enjoyable. I did not like all of the students that were able to walk the halls when they should have been in class. The administrative staff seemed incredibly corrupt as well.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I have always felt at home at this school due to all of the activities that it offers. The teachers provided are both hard working and eager to see their students strive while being very comforting. They want best for their students.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: A lot of opportunities for "all" students
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Safe place, but they don't deal with the "delinquents"
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: At Oak Creek High School the teachers can be the best part of my day and they can be quite a disappointment in my day, it truly depends on the teacher. Only a couple of teachers I have had through the years make me not want to go to their class, but for the most part i enjoy going to most of my classes because all of the teachers are very knowledgeable in their class. Also, after school almost all of the teachers are available every day to make sure their students are able to do well in their classes.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.00 Edgewood Elementary School Public
3.00 Oak Creek East Middle School Public
3.00 Shepard Hills Elementary School Public
Grace Lutheran School Private, Religious
Badger State Baptist School Private, Religious
3.00 Oak Creek West Middle School Public
3.00 Blakewood Elementary School Public
3.33 Meadowview Elementary School Public
3.33 Carollton Elementary School Public
Zion Evangelical Lutheran School Private, Religious
2.66 Rawson Elementary School Public
St. Matthew School Private, Religious
2.66 South Milwaukee Middle School Public
3.00 South Milwaukee High School Public
2.66 Cedar Hills Elementary School Public
2.66 Lakeview Elementary School Public
4.00 Southwood Glen Elementary School Public
2.66 Mitchell Elementary School Public
3.00 Luther Elementary School Public
3.00 Deerfield Elementary School Public
2.00 Victory Elementary School Public
2.66 Park View Elementary School Public
Trinity Lutheran School Private, Religious
Divine Mercy School Private, Religious
2.66 Cudahy Middle School Public
2.00 Garland Elementary School Public
2.33 Jones Elementary School Public
4.00 Pleasant View Elementary School Public
2.33 Cooper Elementary School Public
3.66 Franklin High School Public
St. Charles Borromeo School Private, Religious
2.00 IDEAL Charter School Public, Charter
3.00 Reagan College Preparatory High School Public
Salam School Private, Religious
1.66 Whittier Elementary School Public, Charter
2.33 Burdick Elementary School Public
2.66 Kosciuszko Elementary School Public
St. Paul Lutheran School Private, Religious
2.00 Lowell Elementary School Public
3.00 Elm Dale Elementary School Public
St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Private, Religious
2.33 Willow Glen Primary School Public
St. Roman Parish School Private, Religious
2.66 Greenfield Middle School Public
4.00 Highland View Elementary School Public
2.33 Cudahy High School Public
St. Paul's Lutheran School Private, Religious
2.66 Lincoln Elementary School Public
4.00 College Park Elementary School Public
2.00 Clement Avenue Elementary School Public
Greendale Baptist Academy Private, Religious
2.33 Saint Francis High School Public
2.33 Deer Creek Intermediate School Public
2.00 Morgandale Elementary School Public
2.66 St. Thomas More High School Private, Religious
2.33 Humboldt Park Elementary School Public, Charter
Holy Wisdom Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Edgewood Elementary School Public
St. Alphonsus School Private, Religious
Word of Life Lutheran School Private, Religious
2.33 Fernwood Montessori School Public
2.00 Tippecanoe Elementary School Public
2.00 Dover Street Elementary School Public
2.00 Zablocki Elementary School Public
Child Development Center of St. Joseph Private
4.00 Greendale High School Public
2.00 Curtin Elementary School Public
2.00 Trowbridge Street Elementary School Public
2.66 Greenfield High School Public
St. John Kanty Elementary School Private, Religious
1.66 Bay View Middle & High School Public
4.00 Greendale Middle School Public
Our Lady Queen of Peace School Private, Religious
4.00 Canterbury Elementary School Public
1.66 Pulaski High School Public
St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran School Private, Religious
Downtown Montessori School Public, Charter
2.00 Whitman Elementary School Public
2.33 Veritas High School Public, Charter
1.66 Audubon Middle School Public, Charter
Audubon High School Public, Charter
4.00 Forest Park Middle School Public
4.00 Ben Franklin Elementary School Public
1.66 Riley Elementary School Public
2.66 Atlas Preparatory Academy Private
Victory Christian Academy Private, Religious
1.66 Seeds of Health Elementary Program Public, Charter
2.66 Glenwood Elementary School Public
St. Josaphat Parish School Private, Religious
Blessed Sacrament School Private, Religious
2.00 Lincoln Avenue Elementary School Public
2.00 Manitoba Elementary School Public
2.33 Martin Luther High School Private, Religious
2.00 Hayes Bilingual School Public
1.33 Kosciuszko Montessori School Public, Charter
3.00 Maple Grove Elementary School Public
St. Sava Orthodox School Private, Religious
St. Adalbert Elementary School Private, Religious

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 South Milwaukee High School 3 mi. 1,135
3.66 Franklin High School 4 mi. 1,443
3.00 Reagan College Preparatory High School 5 mi. 1,182
2.66 Greenfield High School 6 mi. 1,321
1.66 Bay View Middle & High School 7 mi. 1,404

Around Oak Creek High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 51%
Female 48%

Student Diversity

Oak Creek High School United States Bay View Middle & High School Franklin High School Greenfield High School Reagan College Preparatory High School South Milwaukee High School
White 71.0% 51.0% 11.0% 79.0% 62.0% 30.0% 79.0%
Hispanic 13.0% 25.0% 29.0% 6.0% 23.0% 51.0% 12.0%
African American 7.0% 15.0% 55.0% 3.0% 4.0% 13.0% 5.0%
Asian 5.0% 4.8% 2.0% 9.0% 5.0% 4.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 0% 0% 3.0% 0% 0%
Native American 1.0% 1.1% 1.0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.4%
Grade 10 24.1%
Grade 11 24.3%
Grade 12 26.3%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 72% Yes
  • 10% Not sure.
  • 17% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 53% The teachers and extracurriculars
  • 47% The school spirit and passion of the students

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 41% The students who do not want to learn
  • 30% Students don't want to learn so they walk the hall
  • 19% Students being loud in the halls during class
  • 7% School Lunch on occasion
  • 4% Administration

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 15 responses

  • 33% School Spirit and Learning Opportunities
  • 27% All the opportunities to get involved and succeed
  • 20% It really makes everyone feel included &together
  • 20% It gets kids motivated & wanting to come to school

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 53% Striving for excellence
  • 35% Today and Always, It’s Great To Be a Knight!
  • 12% 1950's Jock And Cheerleading Dream
  • 0% Mediocre

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 28% Be friendly and you'll get far.
  • 28% Do't worry about what others think
  • 22% Try your best and get involved!
  • 17% Get involved to make friends and stay active
  • 6% Do what makes you happy and be yourself.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 20% I love everything about this school.
  • 70% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 10% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.