Milwaukee Area Private School Guide

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Welcome to the Milwaukee Area Private School Guide!

Many families seek private schooling for their children. We are thrilled to offer the Milwaukee Area Private School Guide as a resource to help you in making your decision. Selecting your child(ren)’s education can be overwhelming and stressful. As parents, we understand the importance of providing your children with quality education in an environment right for your family. This guide features private schools that are eager to talk with families like yours.

The Milwaukee Area Private School Guide provides you with the opportunity to research the perfect private school to fit your family’s needs.

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Pius XI Catholic High School

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Pius XI Catholic High School exists to prepare a diverse community of students to achieve their unique and highest potential.

​Guided by our Franciscan values of dignity, peace, and respect, we nurture students to excel academically, develop moral courage, and live lives of faith and service.

Deadline to Enroll: The class of 2025 deadline to enroll is March 5, 2021, however, we are accepting applications on a rolling basis this year.

Grades Offered: Secondary Grades

Extracurricular ActivitiesWe offer 30 different clubs and organizations at Pius XI. We have club time built into the school day once every two weeks so students can be involved while still keeping up with after school commitments. Additionally, we offer more than 22 athletic offerings, with many of our students involved in multiple sports. We strongly encourage our students to be involved while playing sports or participating in performing or visual arts. At Pius XI, you are not boxed in and can explore various interests!

Scholarships are available.

We participate in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program and the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP).

135 N. 76th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53213

Heritage Christian Schools

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At Heritage Christian Schools, we believe strongly in your child’s God-given potential and we are excited to partner with you to bring it to fruition! Offering kindergarten through high school, Heritage’s award-winning faculty not only provide instruction, but also care deeply about students’ personal and spiritual growth. At every level, in every situation, students have the opportunity to learn and practice leadership skills.

Deadline to Enroll: Students are accepted on a rolling basis.

Grades Offered: 4K or Preschool, Elementary Grades, Secondary Grades

Extracurricular & Enrichment Activities:

Athletics begin in 5th grade. Robotics teams are available at all grade levels. Music, art, Spanish and physical education are offered at every elementary grade. Instrumental instruction is available starting in 5th grade. Middle and high school students have opportunities to participate in theater productions and choir. High school students can audition for the school’s worship band. A variety of clubs and other extracurricular activities are also offered.

Scholarships are available.

We participate in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program and the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP).

3500 S. Glen Park Road
New Berlin, WI 53151

Divine Savior Holy Angels High School

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Located in Milwaukee, WI, Divine Savior Holy Angels High School is a Catholic, college preparatory high school for young women that excels at developing the whole person. While grounded in 128 years of legacy and tradition, we are committed to a progressive, innovative, and integrated approach to education. At DSHA, we are dedicated to how girls learn best – in all aspects of who they are. We take girls seriously while they take center-stage – all in an environment that promotes a culture of self-confidence, achievement, and support within the Dasher sisterhood. Girls are the leaders in the classroom and beyond – empowered to find and use their voice as they become who God created them to be.

Deadline to Enroll: Visit for application timeline.

Grades Offered: Secondary Grades

Extracurricular Activities: STEM enrichment, Campus Ministry, Athletics, Fine Arts, 60+ Clubs/Activities, Marian Scholars (inclusive education program for girls with intellectual and developmental disabilities), and more!

Scholarships are available.

We participate in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program and the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP).

4257 N. 100th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53222

St. John's Lutheran School

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Serving students from two years old through 8th grade, St. John’s exists to prepare our children for a lifetime of living their faith, proclaim the good news about Jesus, and provide excellence in education to equip students for their various future vocations. A commitment to academics combined with a variety of extracurricular activities make learning fun and exciting for our students. Small class sizes and strong home-school relationships allow our experienced, qualified, and credentialed teachers to guide and facilitate the success of each and every student. We’re always amazed by what our students can accomplish, and we’d love to help your children to grow and develop along their educational journey!

Deadline to Enroll: No set deadline; ideally by August 1st

Grades Offered: Children ages 2, 3, and 4 with half and full-day K2, K3, and K4 options, 4K or Preschool, Elementary Grades

Extracurricular & Enrichment Activities:

St. John’s offers a variety of athletic opportunities to students including: Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Cheerleading, Wrestling, and Track & Field. We also offer a wide variety of fine arts opportunities such as Junior Choir, Junior Handbell Choir, Band lessons, and Piano lessons.

1278 Dewey Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53213

Christ Alone Lutheran School

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Christ Alone Lutheran School partners with families as they raise their children “in the training and instruction of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4). With God’s blessing, we provide an environment where students can grow spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally. The Word of God serves as the foundation of an academically strong curriculum. A dedicated and caring staff guides students to live out God’s will daily. The families of Christ Alone Lutheran School grow together in faith, in love for one another, and in service to the community.

Deadline to Enroll: Enroll early to ensure a seat.

Grades Offered: Preschool and Elementary

Extracurricular & Enrichment Activities: The students of Christ Alone Lutheran School enjoy a full range of extracurricular activities that include music and sports offerings. Seeking to develop the whole child, CALS gives students the opportunity to explore their gifts by participating in junior choir, hand bells, hand chimes, and piano and band instrument lessons. Volleyball, cross country, soccer, basketball, cheerleading, and track are among the sports in which a Comet may participate.

Scholarships are available.

110 Division Street
Thiensville, WI 53092

Marquette University High School

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Marquette University High School is the premier Catholic, Jesuit, college-preparatory school for young men in Wisconsin and strives to form leaders who are religious, loving, seeking intellectual excellence, committed to justice and open to growth. Founded in 1857, MUHS educates more than 900 young men from more than 150 parochial, private and public grade schools and middle schools in five counties.

Deadline to Enroll: Ongoing

Grades Offered: Secondary Grades

Extracurricular & Enrichment ActivitiesCo-curricular activities are an integral part of Marquette High’s educational program and offer a variety of activities designed to meet a wide range of student interests. MUHS offers more than 60 clubs, organizations, and homerooms, and 19 varsity and club sports.

Scholarships are available.

3401 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53208

Holy Family School

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Holy Family is a Catholic school serving students in grades K3-grade 8. We are committed to developing students to their greatest potential. We educate our children in an environment of academic excellence and we empower them to live according to the value of their Catholic faith.

Deadline to Enroll: August 1, 2021

Grades Offered: 4K or Preschool, Elementary Grades

Extracurricular & Enrichment Activities: We offer athletics, band/strings, Student Council, Middle School musical, Scouts, Campus Ministry, and Justice League.

We participate in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program and the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP).

4849 N Wildwood Ave.
Whitefish Bay, WI 53217

St. Paul's Lutheran School

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St. Paul’s is a nationally accredited school that educates children in grades 3K-8. We partner with families to equip children academically and prepare children and families spiritually to witness and serve in their daily lives. St. Paul’s is also a Milwaukee and Wisconsin Choice Program school. We have a student body of approximately 140 students and an average class size of approximately 13 students. We offer extended care starting at 6 am and after school until 6 pm.

Deadline to Enroll: August 15, 2021

Grades Offered: 4K or Preschool, Elementary Grades

Extracurricular & Enrichment Activities: Volleyball, basketball, soccer, track, cross country, National Junior Honor Society, Band, Spelling Bee, Geography Bee, Fine Arts, Musicals, Christmas Programs

We participate in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program and the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP).

7821 W Lincoln Ave.
West Allis, WI 53219

Brookfield Christian School

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Beginning in 3K and continuing through 8th grade, students grow academically, spiritually, and socially. Brookfield Christian offers an exceptional learning environment with:

  • Caring, experienced teachers and support staff
  • High-quality academic curriculum including Readers and Writers Workshop, Singapore Math and Bible
  • Spanish, Tech Ed/STEM, Music, Art, PE, and SEL curriculum beginning in 5K
  • Dedicated resource staff and professional counselor
  • Opportunities to grow in faith and leadership through weekly chapel and service projects
  • Athletics, band, choir, drama
  • Supportive, engaged Christian community

Deadline to Enroll: Students are accepted on a rolling basis.

Grades Offered: 4K or Preschool, Elementary Grades

Extracurricular & Enrichment Activities: Brookfield Christian School offers a variety of extracurricular/enrichment activities including music and band, drama, basketball, volleyball, track and field, cross country, art, student council, praise band, age-appropriate opportunities for serving our community, and more.

Scholarships are available.

14155 W. Burleigh Rd
Brookfield, WI 53005

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3545 S 23rd Street Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Word of Life School is located in the Wilson Park / Southlawn area of Milwaukee. Just 1/2 of a mi...
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5510 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, WI
Woodlands School Bluemound and Woodlands School State Street are independent charter schools auth...
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330 N. Glenview Ave. Milwaukee, WI
Wisconsin Lutheran High School prepares young adults for productive, Christ-centered lives in a d...
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The Mesivta and Yeshiva Gedolah of Milwaukee, popularly known as Wisconsin Institute for Torah St...
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2840 South 10th, Milwaukee, WI
Victory Christian Academy is an integrated, theme-based and constructiveness educational institut...
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2100 W. Fairy Chasm Road, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
University School of Milwaukee provides an exceptional PK-12 independent school education in a su...
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4024 Nagawicka Road Hartland, Wisconsin
At University Lake School, we cultivate every child’s one-of-a-kind talents and passions—so stude...
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6800 North Green Bay Ave. Glendale WI
The Torah Academy of Milwaukee (TAM) provides Jewish high school women with a challenging Judaic ...
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1150 East Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI
Our mission is to provide a pre-K through 8th Grade Waldorf education to develop independent, cri...
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W173S7743 Westwood Dr., Muskego, WI
We, the people of St. Leonard Catholic School, parents, teachers and students, are called to dedi...
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2750 North 122nd Street, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
We offer classes from K3 through 8th grade in a “Faith Centered, Future Focused” envi...
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2601 East Morgan Avenue, Milwaukee, WI
St. Thomas More is a Catholic, coeducational high school that inspires students to embrace the va...
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3201 South 51st St., Milwaukee, WI
St. Sava Orthodox School is a parochial preschool through eighth grade. The Holy Orthodox Church ...
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1810 W. Bolivar Ave., Milwaukee, WI
As a faith-filled Catholic school, we are committed to giving each student the personalized suppo...
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2075 S. 32nd St, Milwaukee, WI
At St. Rafael the Archangel, we actively work to make God the center of our lives by encouraging ...
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206 East Washington, Slinger, WI
St. Peter Catholic School, as part of the St. Peter Parish and the Tri-Parish Community, includin...
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3012 N. Holton St., Milwaukee, WI
Our primary purpose reflects Jesus’ words in Matthew 28:19, “Go and make disciples of all nations...
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7821 W. Lincoln Ave, West Allis, WI
In Christ, the community of St. Paul’s Lutheran School partners with families to equip children a...
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2215 North Palmer Street, Milwaukee, WI
St. Marcus School is the education ministry of St. Marcus Ministries. It serves approximately 700...
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We strive to provide Milwaukee area families connections to the resources they need to make educated decisions. The Milwaukee Area Preschool & Childcare Guide provides you with the opportunity to research the perfect preschool, early education provider, or childcare center to fit your family’s needs.

Looking for more? As your complete resource for Milwaukee area private schools, we’ve pulled together a list of reader and contributor recommended connections for your family. Our directory lists everything from preschools and childcare to afterschool programs and more!

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18255 W. Capitol Dr.
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1001 E Lexington Blvd, Whitefish Bay, WI 53217, USA
St. Monica Catholic School serves 3K-8th grade students in a warm, challenging and faith-filled e...
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161 W. Wisconsin Ave, Suite 1000, Milwaukee, WI 53203​
TRUE Skool’s mission is to ENGAGE , EDUCATE & EMPOWER Youth and Communities through Tra...
The Friendship Art Studio is designed to serve as a sanctuary for budding artists with with all a...
1001 E Lexington Blvd, Whitefish Bay, WI 53217, USA
St. Monica Catholic School serves 3K-8th grade students in a warm, challenging and faith-filled e...
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1111 West Washington Street, West Bend, WI 53095, USA
At our West Washington Branch you’ll find a bustling hub of activities and excitement! We o...
465 Northwoods Rd, Port Washington, WI 53074, USA
Community-focused nonprofit established in 1844 with recreational programs & services for all...
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4211 Green Bay Road Kenosha, WI 53144
At Kid’s Castle, our research and experience have taught us to focus on the whole child. We...
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3015 Pritchard Dr, Mount Pleasant, Racine, WI 53406, USA
Little Champs is an early learning facility and childcare center designed to serve the needs of R...
17700 W Capitol Dr Brookfield, WI 53045 United States
MISSION: All ‘Bout Children Preschool focuses on the whole child by providing a quality preschool...
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10479 South Chicago Road, Oak Creek, WI, USA
The Early Childhood Educational Center (ECEC) is a small-scale center founded on custom-designed ...
N14W29489 Silvernail Rd, Pewaukee, WI 53072, USA
DaySpring Preschool and Child Care is a ministry of the DaySpring Baptist Church.  The churc...
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N88 W17550 Christman Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Motivated by our sincere desire to help all children achieve their maximum, we will provide a saf...
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6682 West Greenfield Avenue, West Allis, WI, USA
WA Community Child Care’s mission is to maintain positive partnerships in our community. A partne...
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819 East Silver Spring Drive Milwaukee, WI 53217-5233
Tree of Life Christian Preschool is a place where children can learn and grow. Operating as a par...
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7740 S. Lovers Lane Rd, #430, Franklin WI 53132
Mathnasium offers a year-round extracurricular math program, as well as a summer program. Some o...
W62 N542 Washington Ave., Cedarburg, WI 53012
Acacia Educational Support offers programs in the following areas:     • One...
15417 W National Ave, New Berlin WI 53151
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324 E. Silver Spring Drive, Whitefish Bay WI 53217
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N78 W14569 Appleton Avenue, Menomonee Falls WI 53051
Mathnasium of Menomonee Falls has been offering math tutoring and homework help to hundreds of st...
18905 West Capitol Drive, #108, Brookfield WI 53045
Mathnasium of Brookfield is now enrolling students for the School Year! We offer math help,...
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