Archdiocese of Milwaukee - Office for Schools

The primary reasons that parents send their children to a Catholic school are:

  1. Academic excellence
  2. Emphasis on Catholic values
  3. Healthy social relationships
  4. A supportive, safe environment

A Catholic education means…


College-bound peers – The vast majority, approximately 94% of Catholic school graduates, pursue higher education. Catholic School graduates are often pursued by prestigious colleges.

A rigorous curriculum – Most students take four years of STEM, mathematics, history, English, science, foreign language and religious studies.

Self-discipline – Students are expected to accept responsibility for their actions, to respect others and to make good decisions in the context of their faith experience.

Christ as a model – The goal of a Catholic education is to help children mature into Christ-like people. Students are encouraged to recognize the presence of Christ in themselves and others. The religious formation of children begun at home is continued in Catholic school.

A safe, supportive environment – Reverence for the human dignity of every person comes from recognizing Christ in self and others. More than “drug-free zones” or “gun-free zones," Catholic schools strive to be “Christ-centered zones."

High expectations – Catholic school teachers encourage every student to achieve his or her full potential.

Committed parents – Parents are a child’s first teachers. At Catholic schools, parents take an active role in their children’s education. The school supports families and works with them for the benefit of children.

A caring community – Catholic school teachers and staff partner with parents and families to support formation of the whole child - academically, emotionally, spiritually and socially. Students are nurtured in the faith and known by name.

Building Address (use for deliveries)
Archdiocese of Milwaukee
3501 South Lake Drive
St. Francis, WI  53235 (map)

Mailing Address
Archdiocese of Milwaukee
PO Box 070912
Milwaukee, WI  53207

Phone Numbers
OPEN: (414) 758-2256
Laura Kacala: (414) 758-2254

(414) 769-3408

General email

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