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Hartford Avenue University School is located in the heart of Milwaukee's East Side next to the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. The school has an outstanding heritage and reputation for dedicated teachers and effective instruction, and it serves 650 students K4–grade 8. Hartford Avenue promotes a positive school and learning environment through the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program. The school community challenges the students, parents, faculty, and staff to think about and perform at high levels of achievement and exhibit positive character values. The PBIS program recognizes respectful, responsible, and ready behaviors. Expectations are displayed throughout the school. Classroom and student achievement are celebrated each month.

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Academic/Social Clubs & Extracurricular Activities

  • Clubs ( Boy Scouts, Drama club, Girl Scouts, Key Club, Theater )
  • Extracurricular Activities ( Dance/Poms )

Athletics & Interscholastic Sports

  • Baseball (B)
  • Basketball (B/G)
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country (B/G)
  • Flag Football
  • Football
  • Soccer (B/G)
  • Softball (G)
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball (G)

Before & After School

  • After School Program ( After School Camp, After School Dance )

College & Career Programs

  • University Prep

Community Partners

  • Arts in Community Education (ACE)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Danceworks
  • Junior Achievement
  • Mad Hot Ballroom
  • Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
  • Playworks
  • SHARP Literacy

Comprehensive Academic Programs

  • Comprehensive Program

Dress Code

  • Uniforms Required

Fine Arts

  • Music ( Band, Drum Line, Music lessons offered, Piano )
  • Performing Arts ( Music )

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School Administration

PrincipalYalonda GrahamRegional SuperintendentDr. Toni DinkinsSchool Board MemberJilly Gokalgandhi School Board District District # D5School Board Member At-LargeBob Peterson

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GradesK4 - 8School Hours09:10 AM - 04:10 PMSchool TypeRegular Education RegionEastTransportationProvided to students living within 7 miles (walk zone excluded) View Transportation Map

Contact Information

PrincipalYalonda Graham2227 E HARTFORD AVMILWAUKEE WI 53211Phone (414)906-4700TTY(866)
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