Address: 4950 North 24th St. Milwaukee, WI 53209
Transportation: Get on the #12 - Hampton (Direction: 92nd) at 12th and Wisconsin. Get off at Teutonia and Hampton. Walk west four blocks and turn left onto 24th St. Walk north one block to Rufus King International Middle School
Approximate travel time by car: 12 Minutes
Approximate travel time by bus: 38 Minutes
Days/Hours of Operation: Tuesday and Thursday 2:30-4:30
Description of Agency/Activities: RKIS is an urban 6,9-12 middle-high school hybrid. King is part of the Milwaukee Public School System (MPS). Mission statement: “Rufus King International School, a community of excellence, fosters rigor, creativity, and diversity to empower students as active, global citizens.”
Our student population is diverse and rich. The total student population is 1.704. Sixty-five percent of our students African-American, 20% White, 8% Asian, 6% Hispanic, and 1% Native American. Fifty-three percent of the students qualify for Federal free and reduced lunch program. Eighty-five percent of the high school students matriculate to four year or two year colleges after graduation.
Student Role in Agency: Students will assist in tutoring students with teachers in classrooms.
Commitment: An orientation, plus 2 hours of service per week.