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Bethune Academy

Mary Mcleod Bethune Academy

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At Bethune Academy, staff emphasize excellence with a safe, positive, structured environment in which specialists provide classes in art, music, physical education, and technology. The school is committed to preparing students to succeed in college and careers.

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

PrincipalPaulette ChambersRegional SuperintendentDr. Carletta NolandSchool Board MemberAnnie WoodwardSchool Board District District # 4School Board Member At-LargeBob Peterson

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GradesHS - 8School Hours07:20 AM - 02:20 PMSchool TypeNeighborhoodRegionCentralTransportationProvided within transportation region (walk zone excluded) View Transportation Map

Contact Information

PrincipalPaulette ChambersSchool AddressBethune Acad1535 N 35TH STREETMILWAUKEE WI 53208Phone (414) 934-4600TTY(888)
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