Genesee Lake School

36100 Genesee Lake Rd
Oconomowoc, WI 53066-0530
Tel: (262)569-5510
Grades: PK - 12 | 150 students
Genesee Lake School is a nationally recognized provider offering programs for students with developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, neurological disorders, and emotional disturbances.
Additionally, we offer specialized programs for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, and Complex Trauma. Our 160 acre campus is a nurturing setting where students from around the country gain the skills and experiences necessary to successfully return to their families, school districts, and communities.
Our goal at Genesee Lake School is to provide an innovative and enriching environment for the students in our care to learn and experience all that life can offer.  

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students 150 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 31%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Stephanie Koster Peterson
Admissions Associate Amanda Buerger

School Notes:

Genesee Lake School is dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, and young adults with a variety of special needs. Our 160 acre campus in the wooded Wisconsin countryside is a calm and nurturing setting where students from around the country gain the skills and experiences necessary to successfully return to their families, school districts, and communities.

As a nationally recognized provider, we offer programs for students with developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, neurological disorders, and emotional disturbances. In addition, we offer specialized programs for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, and Complex Trauma. We provide an individualized, person-centered, and integrated team approach, emphasizing positive behavioral support, therapeutic relationships, and developmentally appropriate practices.  

We are also known for our research based educational curriculum. In a sensory and technology rich environment, our licensed special education teachers provide academic instruction, pre-vocational education, and adaptive physical education. Additionally, speech and language, occupational, art, and music therapies are integrated throughout each student’s program as needed. For our middle and high school students ready to access a generalized curriculum in a supported environment, we offer a departmentalized model in which students change classes, follow a set schedule, and learn to adapt to a variety of teaching styles, just as would occur in the students’ home district.  

Our goal at Genesee Lake School is to provide an innovative and enriching environment for the students in our care to learn and experience all that life can offer. To provide a place to grow. 

Profile last updated: 10/02/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. John's Northwestern Military Academy (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Bruno Parish School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Bruno Parish School (2.6 miles away)
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  • Dousman
    St. Bruno Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 90 students
    2.6 miles
    246 W Ottawa Avenue
    Dousman, WI 53118
    (262)965-2291
    2.6PK-8
    90
  • Delafield
    St. John's Northwestern Military Academy
    All-boys  | Military School (Episcopal)
    Grades: 7-12 | 240 students
    3.2 miles
    1101 Genesee Street
    Delafield, WI 53018
    (262)646-7199
    3.27-12
    240
  • Oconomowoc
    St Jerome Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 282 students
    3.7 miles
    1001 S Silver Lake St
    Oconomowoc, WI 53066
    (262)569-3030
    3.7PK-8
    282
  • Nashotah
    Grades: PK-8 | 111 students
    3.9 miles
    120 Nashotah Road
    Nashotah, WI 53058
    (262)646-5821
    3.9PK-8
    111
  • Nashotah
    Grades: NS-8 | 158 students
    4.4 miles
    W329N4476 Lakeland Drive
    Nashotah, WI 53058
    (262)367-3756
    4.4NS-8
    158

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