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Gaenslen School

Frederick J. Gaenslen School

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Frederick J. Gaenslen School is in a quiet residential community in the Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood which serves over 700 children. The school is equipped with high-speed wireless access points and students in grades 2 through 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 Milwaukee Public School District. The school's rich music program educates and entertains the community; athletics and club 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 )

Map & Directions

School Administration

PrincipalKirsten BrownRegional SuperintendentDr. Toni DinkinsSchool Board MemberLarry F MillerSchool Board District District # 5School 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

PrincipalKirsten BrownSchool AddressGAENSLEN SCHOOL1250 E BURLEIGH STMILWAUKEE WI 53212Phone (414) 267-5700TTY(866)
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