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Frederick J. Gaenslen School is in a quiet residential community in Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood and serves over 700 children. The school is equipped with high-speed wireless access points, and students in grades 2–8 make use of 1:1 technology in the form of Chromebooks and/or tablets. The school is welcoming to parents, families, students, and community members and has strong relationships with all individuals who are a part of the Milwaukee Public Schools district. The school's rich music program educates and entertains the community, athletics and clubs offer social and developmental opportunities for students, and partnerships for students to explore the world are all part of the comprehensive program offered by the school.

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Academic/Social Clubs & Extracurricular Activities

  • Extracurricular Activities ( Special Olympics )

Athletics & Interscholastic Sports

  • Basketball (B/G)

Before & After School

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

College & Career Programs

  • Project Lead The Way - Engineering

Community Partners

  • Johnson Controls
  • Junior Achievement

Comprehensive Academic Programs

  • Early Childhood ( AGR )

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School Administration

APICRichard WalkerRegional SuperintendentMiguel SanchezSchool Board MemberJilly Gokalgandhi School Board District District # D5School Board Member At-LargeMissy Zombor

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

Contact Information

APICRichard Walker1250 E BURLEIGH STMILWAUKEE WI 53212Phone (414)267-5700TTY(866)
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