Casimir Pulaski High School
Casimir Pulaski High School is a public high school located on 2500 W Oklahoma Ave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Casimir Pulaski is part of the Milwaukee Public School system. It is named after Casimir Pulaski, a Polish soldier of the American Revolutionary War. The school had 1600 students during the 2004-2005 school year.
Pulaski is a large high school located on Milwaukee's south side. The school combines with Milwaukee High School of the Arts to create several sports teams including football, basketball, baseball, swimming, wrestling, cross country and track and field.
The wrestling team is headed by Wisconsin's #1 ranked wrestler in the weight class - Jeremy. In the 2014 season, the soccer team finds an ex captain, Danny, to be reinstated to the captain role, with the goal in sight, of reaching the WIAA Sectionals.
Casimir Pulaski High School is located at the corner of Oklahoma and 27th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Casimir Pulaski High School is a large orange brick art deco high school. It is located next to three important facilities, hospital, fire station and a Milwaukee police department.
Pulaski High School opened in September 1933, with 457 students and 17 teachers. The following September (1934) the enrollment had increased to 801 students and 26 teachers. By 1936, there were 1,400 students and 50 teachers. After 1938, Pulaski became a four-year senior high school. In recent years, enrollment has been approximately 1,500 students. Pulaski is divided into five Small Learning Communities (SLCs): Automotive Service Technologies, Business, Finance and Computer Technologies, Health Sciences and Biotechnology, and Law, Criminal Justice, and Government.
Casimir Pulaski High School is:
- 9.4% White
- 48.6% Black
- 6.8% Asian/Pacific Islander
- 34.6% Hispanic
- 0.7% Am. Indian/Alaska Native
In 1988 the school was:
- 57% White, 1054 students
- 36% Black, 676 students
- 2% Asian/Pacific Islander, 34 students
- 4% Hispanic, 82 students
- 1% Am. Indian/Alaska Native, 25 students
- Total Students (2009-2010*): 1515
- Full-time teachers: 95
- Student/Teacher Ratio: 16.9
- Part of the Milwaukee Public School System
- Alan Curtis, criminologist
- Robert P. Kordus, Wisconsin State Assemblyman
- Robert J. Modrzejewski, Medal of Honor
- Fred Rehm, professional basketball player
- Philip Thias, minor celebrity
- Richard Hollis, security & privacy expert
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