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University School of Milwaukee
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  • Private
  • MILWAUKEE, WI

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

USM has offered in-person learning for the 2020–21 school year, following significant investments in campus filtration technology and student, faculty, and staff COVID-19 testing. We are planning to have 100% on-campus learning for the start of the 2021–22 school year as well. Should the need arise in the future, USM is able to quickly switch to distance learning for all students. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A+

About

2100 W FAIRY CHASM ROAD
MILWAUKEE, WI 53217

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
None

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$29,336
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
23%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From University School of Milwaukee

University School of Milwaukee is widely regarded as the finest preschool (age 3) through secondary school in the state and one of the top college preparatory schools in the nation. USM is a friendly and inclusive community where students, families, teachers, staff, and alumni all come together to create an outstanding environment for students to thrive in. Students become critical thinkers and problem solvers, and they acquire the character skills, confidence, and work ethic necessary to make good decisions, contribute to society, enjoy rewarding lives, and reach their full potential.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1360
33 responses
Average ACT
30
158 responses

Growing Bright Futures in Preschool

Our Preschool vision is to create a community where children approach each day with wonder, joy, and curiosity. Along with passionate teachers, children embark on intentional explorations, balanced with purposeful play and meaningful academic skills. Within a safe and nurturing environment, children build relationships and develop the social-emotional competencies of kindness, empathy, & respect.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 34 responses
  • Prom (for all Upper School students!)
    24%
  • Senior Speeches
    21%
  • Senior-Freshman Siblings
    15%
  • Senior Retreat
    15%
  • Opening Day Ceremony
    12%
  • Common Trust
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    3%

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Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,107
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 12 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 12 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 12 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$20,058
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    Yes
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 13 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 13 responses
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 13 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 6 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$161,719
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,333
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$642,900
National
$217,500

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