The Wauwatosa School District manages nine elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools, plus two…More specialty charter schools and education programs at four Milwaukee County institutions located in Wauwatosa. The district also has plans for a Montessori elementary school.
Wauwatosa schools consistently rank higher than the state average in achievement, attendance, graduation and college placement.
Wauwatosa Catholic School 1500 N Wauwatosa Ave, Wauwatosa, WI53213 Formerly St. Bernard's Parish School, St. Bernard's and St. Pius X parishes have merged their education programs to form…More Wauwatosa Catholic School, beginning with the 2011-2012 school year. The program will be located at St. Bernard's and is a preschool (K3) through grade eight program. Information on the new school can be found on its website.
Located in the Wilson Elementary School building, the Tosa School of Health Science & Technology offers a…More well-rounded education with an emphasis in the sciences, technology, engineering and math. Other programs are shared with Wilson.
TSHST was the first charter school in the Wauwatosa School District, and its success has spawned two more: one a high-school-level trade school and the other a Montessori elementary school that will launch in 2011-2012.
TSHST students are often found outside the building observing the world beyond the classroom.
Tosa School of the Trades 12121 W North Ave, Wauwatosa, WI53226 The Tosa School of the Trades was founded on the principle that even in a community like Wauwatosa not every student…More wants a 4-year liberal arts degree after high school, and that there is a need in the workplace for skilled technicians that is not being met by many school districts. The Tosa School of the Trades partners with local trade and tech businesses to train students for the working world. The school is located on the lower floor of the Fisher Building, which also houses the district administration offices.
Whitman Middle School 11100 W Center St, Wauwatosa, WI53222 Whitman Middle School is located on the eastern half of a large multischool campus divided by U.S. Highway 45. Wauwatosa…More West High School and Eisenhower Elementary School are across the road to the west and joined to Whitman by a pedestrian bridge. Whitman has an extensive athletic complex in its backyard, which it shares with both of the high schools in Wauwatosa, for baseball and softball. There are also high school and league soccer and tennis facilities at Whitman.
Washington Elementary School 2166 N 68th St, Wauwatosa, WI53213 Washington Elementary serves families who live in the northeastern part of lower Wauwatosa. The school employs 18…More classroom teachers and more than a dozen specialty teachers. New school parents and families with a new junior kindergartener can call to arrange a school tour.
Plank Road School 9501 W Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI53226 Plank Road School is located on the County Grounds on Watertown Plank Road. Educational services are provided by the…More Wauwatosa School District to children who are placed in the school by court order and who reside in the nearby buildings maintained by the St. Charles Program.
Jefferson Elementary School 6927 Maple Ter, Wauwatosa, WI53213 Jefferson Elementary School serves the southeast corner of Wauwatosa in a building considerably newer than the school's…More founding date of 1921. The old school building burned down while the new one was just beginning construction. Jefferson has the smallest campus of any Tosa elementary school but parents have tried to expand its potential with pocket gardens and an outdoor classroom and students have adorned the 1958 building with colorful artworks.
Wilson Elementary serves south-central Wauwatosa, an area of homes dating mostly to the 1920s sprinkled with some of…More the older settlement houses from the 19th century. A proposal several years ago to close Wilson, one of the older buildings in the Wauwatosa School District, was greeted with a resounding "No!" from the community.
Wilson is one of the smaller schools in the district but has an ample campus and also houses the chartered Tosa School of Health Science and Technology, an elementary science immersion school.