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Fifty-Third Street School is committed to collaborating with parents, staff, and the community to ensure that every child is educated and provided with standards-based interventions when needed. The school utilizes data to design appropriate instruction and assessments that provide students with the tools necessary to achieve a high level of proficiency and advanced status while preparing them without remediation for high school, college, and, ultimately, a career. The school is committed to the goal of working to make certain that every student becomes a proficient or advanced reader, writer, communicator, and problem solver across all content areas. The school offers programs designed to meet a wide range of education needs. Continual academic progress is expected as all children become productive, efficient, responsible citizens. Students learn to exhibit positive behaviors by demonstrating strength of character in attitude and behavior.

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Academic/Social Clubs & Extracurricular Activities

  • Letter Winners
  • Clubs ( Book Club, Boy Scouts, Gardening Club, Girl Scouts, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council )

Athletics & Interscholastic Sports

  • Basketball (B/G)
  • Cheerleading
  • Flag Football (Co-ed)
  • Soccer
  • Track & Field

Before & After School

  • After School Program ( Lego League Robotics )
  • Community Learning Center ( Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee CLC )

Community Partners

  • Alverno College
  • Arts @ Large
  • Cardinal Stritch
  • InterFaith RSVP Tutoring
  • Junior Achievement
  • PEARLS for Teen Girls
  • Sherman Park Community Association
  • State Farm
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Comprehensive Academic Programs

  • Comprehensive Program
  • English Language Arts ( Reading Program )

Fine Arts

  • Art ( Photography, Visual Arts Focus )
  • Music ( Band Lessons, Chorus )
  • Performing Arts ( African Drum )


  • GEF Schools

Mentoring & Interventions

  • Character Education
  • Reading and Math Interventions

Parent & Family Resources

  • Parent Resource Center

Map & Directions

School Administration

PrincipalCasey McEvillyRegional SuperintendentDr. Carletta NolandSchool Board MemberDarryl JacksonSchool Board District District # D3School Board Member At-LargeMissy Zombor

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GradesK4 - 8School Hours07:25 AM - 02:25 PMSchool TypeRegular Education RegionCentralTransportationProvided within transportation region (walk zone excluded) View Transportation Map

Contact Information

PrincipalCasey McEvilly3618 N 53RD STMILWAUKEE WI 53216Phone (414)874-5300TTY(866)
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