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Self registration deadline is Friday, March 19, 2021.
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Congratulations Rufus King Generals!
Out of over 18,500 applicants, QuestBridge selected 6,885 Finalists to be considered for the QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship (Match Scholarship). This year, QuestBridge’s 42 college partners matched with a record number of 1,464 Finalists, who are recognized as Match Scholarship Recipients.
Maddie Isham got a full ride to Columbia University in the Ciy of New York.
Israel Akinsanya got a full ride to University of Notre Dame in Indiana.
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About Rufus King International High School
With a strong focus on academics, activities and diversity, Rufus King International High School is consistently a top-rated Wisconsin public high school (U.S. News & World Report and the Washington Post). 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. King offers all athletic opportunities and a large number of academic, special interest and social groups.
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.
Notice of Educational Options
State law (Act 55) specifies that annually every public school, including charter schools, and each private school participating in a Choice program is to provide parents with a copy of their school report card and a list of their educational options, including the Special Needs Scholarship Program. The district is providing parents or guardians access to these options through the links provided through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
MPS Letter to Families Regarding Special Education
This letter is to provide guidance to families with students receiving special education services during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this unprecedented time, Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) is continuing to review, refine, and implement remote service opportunities for all students, including students with disabilities. To view this letter you may visit the MPS 05-08-20 Letter to Families Regarding Special Education website, or download the 05-08-20 Letter to Families Regarding Special Education in .pdf form.
MPS Monitors COVID-19
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Families play a vital role in the education of their children. Milwaukee Public Schools provides tools for engagement among families, communities, and schools to be equal partners in supporting student achievement and school improvement. When families, communities, and schools work together, students are more successful and the entire community benefits.
Rufus King International High School provides families and the King International community various tools and opportunities that meet the six (6) standards of the MPS Family & Community Engagement framework.
- Schools are welcoming and have culturally relevant environments.
- Schools are connected to the community.
- Schools have tools and knowledge needed to build relationships with families and the community.
- Families have tools and knowledge needed to be active in school.
- Families have opportunities to build peer networks.
- Families have avenues to serve as leaders.
King International families and campus community are welcome and encouraged to engage with us anytime throughout the school year via the following ongoing family/community engagement organizations and supports:
- District Advisory Council (DAC)
- School Engagement Council (SEC)
- Parent-Teacher-Student Organization (PTSO)
- Parent Coordinator/Parent Center
Please contact the Parent Coordinator and/or visit the hyperlinked text above to learn more. We welcome your engagement and look forward to achieving more with you soon.