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About Enrollment

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Awarded a 5-star rating for three consecutive years

According to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Milwaukee Excellence prepares all our students to be graduate ready for both higher education and future careers.


Individualized learning with small classroom sizes

With 30 students in each classroom and teachers supported daily with educational assistants and a coach, students receive the support they need to be their best.


High standards for focused learning

We have high standards at Milwaukee Excellence and pride in all that we do. To ensure we remain focused on our education and achieving our very best, our students are required to wear uniforms to school every day.


Commitment to a high-quality education

At Milwaukee Excellence, middle school students begin their academic journey with a model for success. Students take double the math and reading courses to support their growth. This continues into high school where students can boost their credits and take college courses while still in their junior or senior years.


Constant encouragement for your future endeavors

Through our partnerships with Milwaukee Area Technical College, our dual enrollment options and college course offerings, Milwaukee Excellences promotes higher education pathways to lead students to future success.


Ready to Enroll?

When you are ready to enroll, please have the following documents:

Proof of residency – this can be a utility bill, signed and dated lease agreement with W2 tax documents, government documents, etc.

Report card or high school transcript

For high school enrollment, provide a letter of recommendation as well as a three-paragraph essay answering the question: Why would you like to attend Milwaukee Excellence High School?

Submit Individualized Education Program documents, if applicable


Why attend Milwaukee Excellence?

For three consecutive years, Milwaukee Excellence has been designated as a five-star school that significantly exceeds expectations. Because of this, our students receive one of the best educations in the city. At Milwaukee Excellence, you receive the full student experience. Our teachers and staff are committed to ensuring each student has the knowledge and opportunities they need to succeed. With our rigorous curriculum combined with our strong athletic and enrichment programs, students become well-rounded individuals ready for higher education and future careers.

What is the enrollment criteria?

Students must be a resident of Milwaukee or be able to be transported to and from school each day. Milwaukee Excellence provides bus transportation for all students within Milwaukee’s city limits and north of Wisconsin Avenue. Students who live outside the zone or within 0.5 miles of the school will not receive bus transportation.

How early can I apply? When does enrollment start?

We encourage parents/guardians to apply as early as fall of their student’s 5th grade year for middle school or fall of their 8th grade year for high school. Our high school program has limited open seats as the majority of our middle school students continue through Milwaukee Excellence until graduation.

We are currently enrolling for the 2023.24 school year. Click here to enroll now.

Who needs to apply?

A parent or guardian must enroll their student.

Can I transfer my child to Milwaukee Excellence?
  • If you are interested in transferring to Milwaukee Excellence and your child is currently in 7th or 8th grade or a sophomore or junior in high school, we encourage you to reach out to our admissions team. They will be able to confirm if space is available.
  • You can contact the admissions team by calling (262)448-6856 or
What are the application requirements?

All applicants will need to submit proof of residency (like a utility bill), a report card or high school transcript, and a birth certificate.

Submit Individualized Education Program documents, if applicable

For high school students, you will need to submit a letter of recommendation and a student essay.

Where can I apply to Milwaukee Excellence?

Applications can be submitted using Schoolmint Application.

Can I take a tour of Milwaukee Excellence?

Absolutely! If you are interested in touring either our Middle School or High School campuses, please reach out to Admissions (262)448-6856 to schedule a time to see the foundation for your future success.

What is the registration fee?

The registration fee is $50 for the 2023-24 school year. The registration fee allows Milwaukee Excellence to provide the highest-quality learning experience for our students. This fee helps offset the costs of some classroom supplies, textbooks, technology resources, and extracurricular activities.

What is Milwaukee Excellence’s COVID-19 protocols?

We are currently instructing students in-person at the campus. However, every morning families should check their children for signs of illness. Here are our guidelines for children with COVID-19 or other illnesses. +Learn More

How do I use Schoolmint Application?

We put together a helpful video to help you navigate through the enrollment process on Schoolmint Application. Please click here to watch the video. If you have any additional questions or have limited access to a smartphone or computer, call us at (262)448-6856

How do I upload my documents?

If you are having trouble uploading your documents, please watch this video. If you have any additional questions or have limited access to a smartphone or computer, call us at (262)448-6856.