Rufus King International School in Milwaukee, WI - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,484
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    351 4.0
  • Ranking

Rufus King International School is a public coed school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It has 1,484 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 23% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 351 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

Ratings and Reviews
4.0 from 351 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: resolutions are quick and every staff members helps students in need
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Very open and anyone can join! Also very fun!
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: it's a challenge and makes you prepared for college
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: Teachers engage and pushes students to be successful
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Rufus King is home to 50 + extracurricular activities. There are clubs at Rufus King for everyone and that is what makes the school what it is. There are political clubs, religious clubs, ethnic clubs, honor societies, and much more. The clubs are what help unify the individuals of Rufus King together as students are allowed to express themselves through the clubs that they participate in and find individuals who have similar interests as them.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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4.00 Whitefish Bay High School 2 mi. 981
1.66 Washington High School of Information Technology 3 mi. 826
2.00 Riverside High School 3 mi. 1,597
2.00 Milwaukee High School of the Arts 3 mi. 948
1.33 Wisconsin Conservatory of Lifelong Learning 3 mi. 747

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

Gender

Gender
Female 57%
Male 42%

Student Diversity

Rufus King International School United States Wisconsin Milwaukee High School of the Arts Riverside High School Washington High School of Information Technology Whitefish Bay High School Wisconsin Conservatory of Lifelong Learning
African American 62.0% 15.0% 9.5% 64.0% 69.0% 92.0% 10.0% 77.0%
White 20.0% 51.0% 72.6% 18.0% 6.0% 3.0% 75.0% 6.0%
Asian 10.0% 4.8% 3.7% 1.0% 8.0% 3.0% 5.0% 8.0%
Hispanic 7.0% 25.0% 10.4% 13.0% 14.0% 0% 4.0% 6.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 1.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 2.5% 0% 0% 0% 3.0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 30.9%
Grade 10 22.4%
Grade 11 24.5%
Grade 12 22.2%

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 47 responses

  • 87% Yes
  • 6% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 39 responses

  • 19% The diversity of religion and ethnic groups
  • 14% The IB program
  • 12% The EXPERIENCE of the IB program
  • 12% The acceptance of individual thinking
  • 11% The students
  • 11% Variety of sports
  • 9% SOME teachers
  • 6% The teachers
  • 4% The environment
  • 2% People don't care what you do

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 27% Horrible lunch
  • 15% Old building/structure
  • 15% Old bathrooms
  • 10% There is nothing bad about this school
  • 10% No cooking class
  • 10% Scans
  • 7% In the beginning of the school year it is very hot
  • 7% Sometimes there are issues with safety

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 40 responses

  • 68% Were an International Baccelaureate school.
  • 32% Diversity

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 39 responses

  • 56% Diverse; full of people from many backgrounds
  • 23% Overachievers
  • 15% Wide range of student effort
  • 3% Relentless
  • 3% Friendliness

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 46% Be open minded
  • 31% Do everything in your power to not procrastinate.
  • 19% You're going to procrastinate so much.
  • 4% Expect the Unexpected

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 39 responses

  • 18% I love everything about this school.
  • 74% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 8% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.