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Bethune Academy focuses on a safe, positive, structured environment in which staff is committed to preparing students for the next level of education through structured curriculum. Bethune Academy serves students beginning in three-year-old Head Start through grade 8 with specialty programs in ESL (English as second language) and special education ID (intellectual disability) comprehensive units. Additionally, Bethune Academy supports 100 families through the after-school CLC program.

Families can enroll in this school using the online application at


Academic/Social Clubs & Extracurricular Activities

  • Clubs ( Boy Scouts, Gardening Club, Girl Scouts )

Athletics & Interscholastic Sports

  • Basketball (B/G)
  • Flag Football (Co-ed)
  • Soccer (Co-ed)

Before & After School

  • Community Learning Center ( Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee CLC )

Community Partners

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Danceworks
  • Harley-Davidson
  • Junior Achievement
  • Mad Hot Ballroom
  • Marquette University
  • MillerCoors Tutoring
  • Milwaukee Fire Department
  • Urban Ecology Center
  • Victory Garden Initiative
  • WYSE Marquette University
  • Washington Park Partners
  • Women & Youth Supporting Each Other

Comprehensive Academic Programs

  • Comprehensive Program
  • Early Childhood ( Head Start K3-K4 )

Fine Arts

  • Dance ( Ethnic Dance, Square Dancing )
  • Music ( Drum Line, Piano )
  • Performing Arts ( Dance, Performing Arts )

Mentoring & Interventions

  • BePresent

Map & Directions

School Administration

APICKasongo KalumbulaRegional SuperintendentDr. Carletta NolandSchool Board MemberVacantSchool Board District District # D4School Board Member At-LargeMissy Zombor

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GradesK3/K4 Head Start - 8School Hours07:25 AM - 02:25 PMSchool TypeRegular Education RegionCentralTransportationProvided within transportation region (walk zone excluded) View Transportation Map

Contact Information

APICKasongo Kalumbula1535 N 35TH STREETMILWAUKEE WI 53208Phone (414)934-4600TTY(888)
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