About Catholic Schools

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Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee uniquely balance faith and education. We do more than prepare students for tests in the classroom. We prepare them for tests in life.

A Catholic education proves its value in its superior academic excellence.

  • Elementary Schools

The average student in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee continues to exceed the national average on the Iowa Assessments at all grades levels.

  • Secondary Schools 

Catholic school students in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee clearly benefit from superior academics.  The average 2014 composite ACT score in our secondary schools was 23.6 – compared to the state average of 22.2 and the national average of 20.8. 

  • Post-Secondary Education

Catholic elementary and secondary schools lay a solid foundation for continuing education.  More than 99% of students in Catholic schools graduate, and 94% go on to college.  Studies show that graduates of Catholic schools are reliable workers, good citizens, and more likely to practice their faith.

A Catholic education proclaims its values in its solid spiritual foundation.

  • Students participate in daily prayer and religion classes, have frequent opportunities for worship and Mass attendance, and receive sacramental preparation.
  • The teachings of Jesus Christ are infused into every subject and extra-curricular activity.
  • Students are taught to be respectful and compassionate, and emphasis is placed not only on academic achievement, but on moral and spiritual growth.

See the value of a values-based education in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

  • 99 elementary schools
  • 14 high schools
  • 31,619 students enrolled in the 2014-15 school year


The Archdiocese of Milwaukee

3501 South Lake Drive
PO Box 070912
Milwaukee, WI 53207-0912
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Phone:  (414) 769-3300
Toll-Free: (800) 769-9373
Fax:  (414)  769-3408

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