Mckinley Middle School

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2326 Mohr Ave

Racine, WI 53405

(262) 664-6150

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 950

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Mckinley Middle School

McKinley is now an IB world school, which may sound good on the surface, but it does come with it problems. First, it is extremely expensive to maintain an IB school (staff training, additional class requirements, yearly certification costs, etc.). Second, mixed ability levels within classrooms does ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/26/12

There is NOTHING GREAT about this school!...not sure why it's even listed on this site. 2 out of 10 is a horrible rating! The day i went to register my child at the school, 2 parents were removing their children because, and this is a DIRECT quote..."they HATE this school!" (with emphasis added!) I ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/03/12

We were so disappointed in our sixth-grader's experience at McKinley that we (along with a number of other families) are pulling her out for seventh grade. She was not at all challenged academically and was actually afraid to go school because of the sheer number of incidents at the school last year. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/10/11

The school has dropped the Lighthouse program and is no longer operating under a charter. All classes have mixed ability groups. The school is not offering a special GAT program; instead they are opting for inclusion using a middle years IB program. This means that a science class has kids that can't ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/03/11

I agree with the 9-23-10 review, but the move away from skill level correlates, but is not the real issue at McKinley. The real issue is that this move produces a move away from division based on classroom behavior. This produces no benefit for the unmotivated, uninterested and poorly disciplined at ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/04/11

School faces a real hurdle given that more than half of the students fall under the poverty line. Moving away from a skill level division of students to an integrated approach in order to implement the IB Program. We chose to remove our child from the school due to this change. Security and Safety ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/10

McKinley has a great community of staff, students, and families that work together to create a positive learning environment.

Posted by a parent on 11/07/09

It has the best staff I have ever worked with. They really work hard and care about the students.

Posted by a teacher on 11/06/09

It the best school in Racine for middle school student. The teachers always make sur that the students understand their work and never leave any student behid

Posted by a parent on 10/20/09

This is a wonderful school, I have really enjoyed watching the transformation over the last few years! There is no better school in the city! I have one more child to go though middle school and I am confident that Mrs. Pelk will welcome him as much as she has my other two...

Posted by a parent on 05/28/09

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Test scores for Mckinley Middle School

WSAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Mckinley Middle School
Racine School District
* In 2011-2012 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Racine schools — Mckinley Middle School is located at 2326 Mohr Ave, Racine WI 53405. 2326 Mohr Ave is in the 53405 ZIP code in Racine, WI The school district for Mckinley Middle School is the Racine School District. Mckinley Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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