Newsweek names Rufus King a top school

Newsweek has named Rufus King the 199th best school in the nation! They ranked schools according to six factors; graduation rate, college acceptance, college-level courses and exams,  percent of students who get free/reduced lunch, and ACT/SAT scores. … [More]


Drum Line Back At It

The drum line performed for the MPS back to school press conference. Local media covered the event and highlighted the performance.  Check out the links below. TMJ4 Fox6 MPS       … [More]


College Fair

When: Thursday, September 25th Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Location: Rufus King International School 1801 West Olive Milwaukee, WI … [More]


Football Team Named Team of the Week

The football team was named the team of the week by WTMJ 4, August 27, 2014.  The news came to the team at practice and comes off of their week 1 victory over Messmer/Shorewood.  The team takes on Sturgeon Bay, August 28, at 7:00 at Custer Stadium.  Start your Labor Day weekend with the Generals football team! Congratulations boys!!! article   … [More]


Rufus King Recognized by U.S. News

Rufus King is once again recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top high schools in the state of Wisconsin for 2014. … [More]


Rufus King International School

8th Grade King Admissions Essay Test dates.  No appointment is needed, just show up for one of the two dates:

Oct. 25th at 8:30 a.m.


Nov. 6th at 3:30 p.m.

With a strong focus on academics, activities and diversity, Rufus King International School – High School Campus is ranked #2 among Wisconsin public high schools (U.S. News & World Report). We offer a rigorous pre-university course of study which meets the needs of highly-motivated secondary students.

Grades 9 and 10 emphasize the IB Middle Years preparatory program, with students in Grades 11 and 12 eligible to earn the coveted IB Diploma or individual subject certificates in addition to the MPS diploma.

Entrance is granted through an online application.  Applications can be accessed at the MPS Home Page.

Two years of the same world language as well as three years of social studies, math and science are required for graduation. King has the largest number of athletic teams in MPS and 60 extracurricular activities, focusing on service as well as intellect.

IB at Rufus King

Rufus King is authorized in the Middle Years Programme (MYP)  and Diploma Years Programme (DP) of study by the IB Organization.  IB World Schools share a common philosophy-a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education-that we believe is important for our students.