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Cooper School

James Fenimore Cooper School

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A K-8 school recognized for high achievement as well as closing the achievement gap, Cooper School provides a solid academic foundation for all children. Cooper promotes positive attitudes toward life with a "do the right thing" philosophy, learning and living through authentic learning experiences, community service, and a student council. Physical education, music, art, extracurricular sports, and whole-child wellness support student success. Cooper is the one of the first solar panel-equipped schools in southeastern Wisconsin.

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Academic/Social Clubs & Extracurricular Activities

  • Clubs ( Book Club, Mother/Daughter Book Club, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council )
  • Extracurricular Activities ( Special Olympics )

Athletics & Interscholastic Sports

  • Basketball (Co-ed)
  • Cheerleading
  • Flag Football
  • Soccer (Co-ed)
  • Softball (Co-ed)
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball (Co-ed)

Before & After School

  • Before School Camp
  • After School Program ( After School Camp, Lego League Robotics )

College & Career Programs

  • Project Lead The Way - Engineering

Community Partners

  • Danceworks
  • Mad Hot Ballroom
  • Starbase

Comprehensive Academic Programs

  • Comprehensive Program
  • English Language Arts ( Accelerated Reading Program )

Fine Arts

  • Music ( Band )

Mentoring & Interventions

  • Healthy Child Team
  • Homework First

Parent & Family Resources

  • Love and Logic

Map & Directions

School Administration

PrincipalJennifer L DoucetteRegional SuperintendentDr. Toni DinkinsSchool Board MemberMegan O'HalloranSchool Board District District # 8School Board Member At-LargeBob Peterson

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GradesK4 - 8School Hours07:35 AM - 02:35 PMSchool TypeNeighborhoodRegionEastTransportationProvided within transportation region (walk zone excluded) View Transportation Map

Contact Information

PrincipalJennifer L DoucetteSchool AddressCOOPER SCHOOL5143 S 21ST STMILWAUKEE WI 53221Phone (414) 304-6300TTY(866)
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