Harambee Community School

Harambee is a private school in a close-knit community with a caring teaching staff.
The school offers challenging academics along with cultural enrichment classes and is known for its star African-American Studies Program.
Harambee Community School is committed to providing for the educational needs of its students.
It is part of Harambee's spirit to instill in each child a positive self-concept and understanding of his/her interests' values, attitudes and abilities necessary for self-actualization and the acceptance of individual and social responsibilities in the neighborhood, community, nation and world.
The school continues, as part of its mission, to develop a coherent and conceptual framework for a curriculum that is inclusive of Afro-centricity, multiculturalism and family values.
Our vision is to be in the forefront in the exploration of new ways and techniques that will advance the students' knowledge of the arts and sciences.
The students will be able to seek and discover those avenues necessary for self-determination, cooperative work and individual responsibility through an emphasis on the African Centered and multicultural curriculum.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Harambee Community School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
150 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Harambee Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for Harambee Community School?
The application deadline for Harambee Community School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Harambee Community School located?
Harambee Community School is located in the Harambee neighborhood of Milwaukee, WI. There are 2 other private schools located in Harambee.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Milwaukee, WI is $6,114 for elementary schools and $11,978 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Milwaukee, WI is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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