Educational Options

The West Allis-West Milwaukee School District is committed to preparing all students to be career, college and community ready.  Compulsory School Attendance, Wis. Stat. sec. 118.15, requires all children between the ages of 6 and 18 to attend school regularly.   Students residing within the boundaries of the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District has the following educational options.

West Allis-West Milwaukee Public Schools: The West Allis-West Milwaukee School District offers a free and appropriate elementary and secondary public education program for students ages 4 through 20 who have not graduated high school and reside within the residential boundaries of the District. The West Allis- West Milwaukee School District operates 11 elementary, 4 intermediate, or 3 high schools and a charter school.

Elementary Schools (4K–Grade 5)

2013-2014 School Accountability Report  Status

Franklin

Exceeds Expectations (78.5)

Hoover

Exceeds Expectations (81.4)

Horace Mann

Exceeds Expectations (75.4)

Irving

Exceeds Expectations (79.7)

Jefferson

Exceeds Expectations (79.6)

Longfellow

Meets Expectations (65.6)

Madison

Exceeds Expectations (76.1)

Mitchell

Meets Expectations (67.5)

Pershing

Exceeds Expectations (74.5)

Walker

Exceeds Expectations (76.4)

Wilson

Meets Expectations (69.4)

Intermediate Schools (Grades 6 - 9)

2013-2014 School Accountability Report Status

Frank Lloyd Wright

Meets Expectations (70.9)

Lane

Not Available

Lincoln

Meets Expectations (68.4)

West Milwaukee

Meets Expectations (66.0)

High Schools (Grades 9-12)

2013-2014 School Accountability Report Status

Central

Meets Few Expectations (61.9)

Learning Center

Satisfactory Progress

(*DPI’s Alternate Accountability System Rating)

Nathan Hale

Exceeds Expectations (74.3)

Charter School

2013-2014 School Accountability Report Status

Shared Journeys

Satisfactory Progress

(*DPI’s Alternate Accountability System Rating)
































Private Choice Schools:
  The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program allows students who reside in a Wisconsin school district, other than the Milwaukee or Racine Unified School District, to attend any participating private school if certain eligibility criteria are met. The private school, on behalf of the pupil’s parent or guardian, receives a state aid payment for each eligible student. Contact the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) for the list of schools participating in the program at http://sms.dpi.wi.gov/wpcp-statewide

Private Choice Schools within West Allis-West Milwaukee

2013-2014 School Accountability Report  Status

Cristo Rey Jesuit Milwaukee High

Not Available

Good Shepherds Evangelical Lutheran School

Not Available

Grace Christian Academy

Not Available

Mary Queen of Saints Catholic School

Not Available

St. Paul’s Lutheran Grade School

Not Available

Victory Christian Academy

Not Available


Youth Options: 
 Public high school juniors and seniors who meet certain requirements to take postsecondary courses at a UW Institution, a Wisconsin Technical College or one of the State’s participating private non-profit institutions of higher education, or tribally controlled colleges. For more information please visit http://youthoptions.dpi.wi.gov/

Course Options:   Students in all grades enrolled in a Wisconsin public school district may apply to take up to two courses at a time at another Educational Institution including other public schools in a nonresident school district, charter schools, technical colleges, University of Wisconsin System  schools, tribal colleges and DPI approved non-profit organizations at no cost to the student.  For more information please visit http://dpi.wi.gov/courseoptions

Virtual Charter School:  Enrollment in a public school authorized by a Board of Education, with public school teachers who deliver curriculum fully online.  For a complete listing of Wisconsin Virtual Charter Schools please visit https://apps4.dpi.wi.gov/Opal2012/Faqs.aspx#virtual

Home-Based Educational Program:  Under Wisconsin Statute 118.15(4), a parent or guardian has the right to select a home-based private educational program, commonly referred to as homeschooling, for his or her child or children, in order to comply with the compulsory school attendance law. If this option is chosen, the parent or guardian is required to complete the online PI-1206 Homeschool Enrollment Report.  Students enrolled in home-based private educational programs are able to take up to two courses in any grade in a resident or non-resident school district.  For more information please visit https://sms.dpi.wi.gov/sms_homeb