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Neeskara School

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Neeskara is a traditional elementary school, in the popular Washington Heights neighborhood, offering a student-centered, supportive learning environment for students in grades K4-5. The school is committed to all students learning at high levels. Neeskara's well-rounded curriculum offers art, music, library, and physical education programs. Students in grades K5-3 learn in classrooms with no more than 18:1 student-to-teacher ratio with the AGR program. The school's special education program specializes in serving students with deaf and hard of hearing needs and can support every student's individual needs.

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Academic/Social Clubs & Extracurricular Activities

  • Clubs ( Boy Scouts, Express Yourself Club, Girl Scouts, Student Council )
  • Extracurricular Activities ( Playworks Basketball/Soccer Leagues )

Athletics & Interscholastic Sports

  • Cheerleading

Before & After School

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

College & Career Programs

  • Project Lead the Way - Launch (Science/Technology/Engineering/Math)

Community Partners

  • Danceworks Intergenerational Multi-Arts Program (IMAP)
  • Junior Achievement
  • Mad Hot Ballroom
  • Playworks
  • Playworks - Junior Coach
  • Urban Ecology Center
  • VA Hospital
  • Zoo Ambassadors

Comprehensive Academic Programs

  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program
  • Early Childhood ( AGR )

Map & Directions

School Administration

PrincipalErick L OwensRegional SuperintendentDr. Carletta NolandSchool Board MemberErika SiemsenSchool Board District District # 2School Board Member At-LargeBob Peterson

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GradesK4 - 5School Hours07:35 AM - 02:20 PMSchool TypeNeighborhoodRegionCentralTransportationProvided within transportation region (walk zone excluded) View Transportation Map

Contact Information

PrincipalErick L OwensSchool AddressNEESKARA SCHOOL1601 N HAWLEY RDMILWAUKEE WI 53208Phone (414) 256-8600TTY(888)
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