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Educational Options

The West Allis-West Milwaukee School District is committed to preparing all students to be career, college and community ready.  Compulsory School Attendance, Wis. Stat. sec. 118.15, requires all children between the ages of 6 and 18 to attend school regularly.   Students residing within the boundaries of the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District has the following educational options.

West Allis-West Milwaukee Public Schools: The West Allis-West Milwaukee School District offers a free and appropriate elementary and secondary public education program for students ages 4 through 20 who have not graduated high school and reside within the residential boundaries of the District. The West Allis-West Milwaukee School District operates 9 elementary, 2 intermediate, 3 high schools and 2 charter school.

Click here to view WI DPI School Report Cards for WAWM Schools. 

Private Choice Schools:  The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program allows students who reside in a Wisconsin school district, other than the Milwaukee or Racine Unified School District, to attend any participating private school if certain eligibility criteria are met. The private school, on behalf of the pupil’s parent or guardian, receives a state aid payment for each eligible student. Contact the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) for the list of schools participating in the program at

Private Choice Schools in Our Community
Click here to view a list of Private Schools in the WAWM School District. 
Youth Options:  Public high school juniors and seniors who meet certain requirements to take postsecondary courses at a UW Institution, a Wisconsin Technical College or one of the State’s participating private non-profit institutions of higher education, or tribally controlled colleges. For more information please visit
Course Options:   Students in all grades enrolled in a Wisconsin public school district may apply to take up to two courses at a time at another Educational Institution including other public schools in a nonresident school district, charter schools, technical colleges, University of Wisconsin System  schools, tribal colleges and DPI approved non-profit organizations at no cost to the student.  For more information please visit

Virtual Charter School:  Enrollment in a public school authorized by a Board of Education, with public school teachers who deliver curriculum fully online.  For a complete listing of Wisconsin Virtual Charter Schools please visit

Home-Based Educational Program:  Under Wisconsin Statute 118.15(4), a parent or guardian has the right to select a home-based private educational program, commonly referred to as homeschooling, for his or her child or children, in order to comply with the compulsory school attendance law. If this option is chosen, the parent or guardian is required to complete the online PI-1206 Homeschool Enrollment Report.  Students enrolled in home-based private educational programs are able to take up to two courses in any grade in a resident or non-resident school district.  For more information please visit