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Milw Parkside School

Milwaukee Parkside School for the Arts

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The high achievement at Milwaukee Parkside School for the Arts is the direct result of the way staff approach learning, along with strong parental support and community involvement. Themes and the arts integrated approach are used to promote learning in the basic skills of reading, writing, social studies, science, and math. The school offers art, music, physical education, instrumental music lessons (grades 2-8), ballet (grades 3-5), and theater (grades 6-8). The school partners with Arts@Large, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, various art museums, Danceworks, First Stage Children's Theater, Milwaukee Children's Choir, Mad Hot Ballroom & Tap, Junior Achievement, and the Milwaukee Ballet to create wonderful arts related experiences for students.

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Academic/Social Clubs & Extracurricular Activities

  • Clubs ( Boy Scouts, Film Club, Girl Scouts, Newspaper, Student Council )
  • Extracurricular Activities ( Baton )

Athletics & Interscholastic Sports

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

Before & After School

  • Before School Camp
  • After School Program ( After School Arts Program, After School Camp )

Community Partners

  • Artists in Residence
  • Arts @ Large
  • Arts in Community Education (ACE)
  • Danceworks
  • First Stage Children's Theater
  • InterFaith RSVP Tutoring
  • Junior Achievement
  • Mad Hot Ballroom
  • Milwaukee Ballet
  • Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Comprehensive Academic Programs

  • Comprehensive Program

Map & Directions

School Administration

PrincipalLila A HillmanRegional SuperintendentDr. Toni DinkinsSchool Board MemberMegan O'HalloranSchool Board District District # 8School Board Member At-LargeBob Peterson

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GradesK4 - 8School Hours08:55 AM - 03:55 PMSchool TypeNeighborhood Specialty RegionEastTransportationProvided within transportation region (walk zone excluded) View Transportation Map

Contact Information

PrincipalLila A HillmanSchool AddressParkside2969 S HOWELL AVMILWAUKEE WI 53207Phone (414) 294-1600TTY(888)
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