Kradwell School

1220 Dewey Avenue,
Milwaukee, WI, 53213-0532
Tel: (414)454-6590
Grades: 5 - 12 | 87 students
Established in 1963, Kradwell School is a private, nontraditional, nonsectarian Kindergarten through twelfth grade program.
Kradwell School specializes in students who are unsuccessful in the traditional school environment.
Students attending Kradwell include students with learning and behavioral disabilities including Dyslexia, A.D.D., A.D.H.D, Asperger's Syndrome, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Bi-Polar Disorder and Depression.
Also served are students termed "At Risk" of not graduating.
Though unsuccessful in the traditional school, many of our students are in fact gifted and talented.
We believe that students who choose to attend our nontraditional school benefit from our highly structured, individualized plan for their academic, emotional and behavioral growth.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia/language-based
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 87 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Kradwell School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 10%
Average Class Size 5 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average ACT score 22
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(http://www.kradwell.org/)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,995
Tuition Notes Discount rates are available
Admissions Director Leslie Newman
Admissions Associate Mark Bialzik

School Notes:

    • Established in 1963, Kradwell School is a private, nontraditional, nonsectarian Kindergarten through twelfth grade program. Kradwell School specializes in students who are unsuccessful in the traditional school environment. Students attending Kradwell include students with learning and behavioral disabilities including
    • Dyslexia,
    • A.D.D.,
    • A.D.H.D,
    • Asperger's Syndrome,
    • Reactive Attachment Disorder,
    • Anxiety Disorders,
    • Bipolar Disorder and
    • Depression. Also served are students termed "At Risk" of not graduating. Though unsuccessful in the traditional school, many of our students are in fact gifted and talented. We believe that students who choose to attend our nontraditional school benefit from our highly structured, individualized plan for their academic, emotional and behavioral growth.

    Profile last updated: 09/10/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Carmelite Home For Boys - School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carmelite Home For Boys - School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Vincent Pallotti School (1 miles away)
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