"We are best known for unique Dual Immersion program."
Students enrolled 459
Hours 9:00 - 3:40
School leader Sylvia Buckman
Transportation options no info
District Milwaukee School District
Preschool capacity no info
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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3255 N Fratney St
Milwaukee, WI 53212

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4 stars
Based on 14 ratings

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April 10, 2014
We've been at Fratney for 5 years and have never experienced such a supportive and caring school environment. Fratney truly is a COMMMUNITY to which we belong, not just a school. Oh, and the CLC (run by the Boys and Girls Club) is super great too! JK Lee Tae Kwon Do, Milwaukee Wave Soccer, tutoring, piano lessons etc, etc. Awesome program!

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2013
It is the best school ever mrs. Sarah and ms. Floralba are wonderful and everybody knows everyone that goes there and they are there for u too if u don't get something the teachers will take time and explain to you LOVE U FRATNEY I will recommend this school to u readers!!!

- submitted by a community member
July 27, 2013
There is no better place than Fratney. A caring and respectful place. An amazing academic program in two languages with a very diverse community. My child learns much more than the "3R's". The staff is top notch, very dedicated and knowledgable.

- submitted by a parent
May 11, 2012
This is a really good bilingual school, not only for kids wanting to learn spanish but for kids who are transitioning from spanish to english like mine did. The staff is very atentive, everybody knows us and knows who our kids are. It's a very secure enviroment and very anti-bullying oriented. The teachers are good but i have to say that Ms. Carmen from K4 is the most WONDERFUL teacher I could have asked for my daughter. This is a teacher who choose to be a teacher because she likes what she does, she is very dedicated with the kids and I will always be grateful to have met her. She goes above and beyond and i can tell that she just loves children, is very thoughful but also has very effective teaching skills. I need to also say that Ms. Bethzaida from 2nd grade is a very good teacher and helped my son trough his adaptation process coming from another country. She is very dedicated and has a passion to teach children and understands them, and for that I am also grateful. This school has alot to oofer and gets the parents very involved. I wish there where more schools like this and also that this school could receive more funds to get even more things done.

- submitted by a parent
December 27, 2010
The only reason I even give this school a star is because it teaches Spanish. Other than that, the school is pretty bad. Unsafe area, poor educational programs, and poor organization as a whole. I pulled my children from this school asap. I'll get a Spanish tutor while putting them in a better school.

- submitted by a parent
September 07, 2010
Students come out fluent in Spanish and English. Parents are really involved, teachers really care and go the extra mile.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 21, 2010
Fratney is a wonderful bilingual school. That believes and promotes multiculturalism and diversity.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2009
La Escuela Fratney is certainly the best! My oldest son is now 17 and attended Fratney as a 4 year old and graduated at 5th grade. Many of his teachers later in his studies have said he speaks with a native toungue due to the superior teachings at Fratney. The entire staff is dedicated to your childs education and well being as a whole! My 9 year old daughter has also been there since she was 4 and is excelling as well. She very much so enjoys her school experience. Fratney is much more like an extended family - family of diverse and cultured people who not only teach but love your child.

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2008
My daughter just started this school in the fall and she loves it. So do I. She is enthused about going to school and you tell that the teachers are dedicated to the students. Keep up the excellent work.

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July 16, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2008
Superior staff, great students, excellent support staff, involved parents, a diverse student and social justice and anti-racist emphasis. Children leave 5th grade completely fluent in Spanish and English. What more could you ask for?

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2008
Teachers, principal and staff are dedicated to an anti-racist curriculum and Spanish dual-language program. All teachers go above and beyond to enrich the lives of the children. I don't know of any other school like it anywhere in the state. I am so happy my child is at Fratney.

- submitted by a parent
June 27, 2007
Excellent elementary school for any parent interested in a diverse, well-grounded school with good parental involvement and a positive attitude throughout the staff; not to mention their bilingual approach to education and a focus on arts & mutual respect for one another.

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February 25, 2004
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We are the first Dual Language Program in Wisconsin. Our staff is highly qualified and multitalented. We are closely connected to our neighborhood and to the community.

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La Escuela Fratney
3255 N Fratney St, Milwaukee, WI  53212
(414) 267-1100
Last modified La Escuela Fratney is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
La Escuela Fratney Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews.