The Wisconsin Center for Gifted Learners

2315 W Good Hope Road Rd,
Milwaukee, WI, 53209-0532
Tel: (414)351-4441
The Wisconsin Center for Gifted Learners (WCGL) develops and provides programs and guidance for gifted learners, their families, and teachers to support the social/cognitive and educational development of children who love to learn and whose exceptional intellectual abilities require special learning approaches.
Magellan Day School will not operate for the 2013-2014 school year.
School year adjunct enrichment programs are offered in logical thinking, the Latin language, and the sciences.
A Saturday Interdisciplinary Series is also available.
All are offered through Magellan's parent organization, The Wisconsin Center for Gifted Learners. 

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported Gifted Learners
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 26%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes School year adjunct enrichment programs and a summer program are offered at WCGL. Tuition varies based on the length of the program and the materials required. Please call us for more information.

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Forensics, National Elementary Honor Society, School paper Forensics, School paper, National Elementary Honor Society,

School Notes:

  • The Wisconsin Center for Gifted Learners provides services for intellectually gifted learners who have a need to fulfill their potential. The WCGL understands that gifted learners require like-level peer interaction in order to develop social skills, leadership abilities, and self-acceptance. WCGL programs are based on an amalgamation of theory and research, and curriculum is designed by Center Staff to address the unique needs of gifted learners.  The programs at The Center are designed to augment and complement the regular schooling of gifted learners. These programs recognize that gifted learners require a true peer group in order to fully develop in terms of using their abilities, taking charge of their capabilities, and accepting and dealing with the connections between effort and advancements.

    Elements of curriculum of WCGL courses and programs:
                                      - science and technology;
                                      - mathematics;
                                      - all facets of language arts;
                                      - history and geography;
                                      - foreign languages, with a concentration in Latin;
                                      - fine arts including music, visual arts, and informal drama;
                                      - physical education;
                                      - and social and citizenship practice.

  • Profile last updated: 01/31/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Torah Academy Of Milwaukee (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Johns Lutheran School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Johns Lutheran School (0.2 miles away)
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    Milwaukee , WI , 53209
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School Reviews

  • Recommended March 21, 2013 - The WCGL and the Magellan Day School is the best around for those children who do not fit the mold of a traditional or even certain private school environments. Most will know immediately upon discussions and visitations with the school if it is right for you and your family. The school and center provide immeasurable value to our children and our families. It is a treasure! - Posted by Parent

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