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About This School

Fifty-Third Street School is a public middle school in Milwaukee. The principal of Fifty-Third Street School is Bridgette Hood. 466 children attend Fifty-Third Street School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 0.2% of the Fifty-Third Street School students are "limited in English proficiency." 93% of the 466 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Fifty-Third Street School is 14:1. Carson Academy of Science is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Football
    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School
Black, non-Hispanic 94%
White, non-Hispanic 3%
Hispanic 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93% 77%
Limited English proficiency 0.2% 10%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    This is excellent I have Malvern here since I was in 1st grade an I turns out fine I'm an honor student

  • (1 year ago)

    My son is in his second year at this school. It is our neighborhood school. I have been very pleased with his teachers and have felt they have challenged him academically and he has done very well. The school is still in process of improving the overall school achievement scores and climate but I feel that the staff and administration are competent and have dedicated themselves to providing a healthy and safe place to learn.

  • (2 years ago)

    My son went to this school for K5-2. I pulled him out in second because the teacher was lazy and had no control over the class. My son encountered bullying as early as first grade at this school. The staff does nothing and the school is being run by the students. They are not learning and are using old reading series to teach children how to read. They are horribly behind and have extreme behavior issues at this school. DO NOT send your child to this school. I saved mine by putting him in a much calmer enviornment with teachers and staff who care. Fifty-Third Street School should have been closed a long time ago.

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