"We are best known for a safe, faith-filled environment."
Students enrolled 270
Hours 7:40 AM - 2:40 PM
School leader Michelle Paris and Diana Erlandson
Transportation options None
Type no info
Preschool capacity no info
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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7140 N 41st St
Milwaukee, WI 53209

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(414) 352-6927
(414) 352-7258
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3 stars
Based on 9 ratings

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February 24, 2014
Repeat offenders (bullies) have little to no punishment and little behavior modification and still continue to return from year to year. This is unacceptable for a school that has a zero tolerance policy on bullying. The upper campus has had a change in staff mid year (they are a repeat replacement staff) and both times this person has taken over the children they have taught have fallen behind. No amount of communication with the principal has changed the fact that they've hired a replacement teacher that is not suited to teach the level of education the children currently need. Experience means nothing when someone is not current on what is being taught. This will come to light come fall when the children take their tests. No amount of excuses can make up for what the children are missing out on. Instead any concern is met with a sweep it under the rug mentality and hostility. Last I checked teachers are there to teach and should know what they are teaching in order to accomplish that goal. It's not fair to the children that they get saddled with a replacement that is subpar when surely there was someone more educated for the job even with few yrs teaching experience.

- submitted by a parent
October 25, 2013
This school's focus is on the fundamentals. The teachers and staff work closely with parents to make sure students are learning the things they need to be successful. Before and after school care programs are really helpful for working parents. The administration really tries to host events that help create a sense of community.

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2013
My daughter attended this East campus of NWC from K5-2nd grade. We left last school year. The administration had poor communication w/ parents and staff. My daughter was physically assaulted by other kids on the playground and I was not informed. Problem children repeatedly violated policies and were allowed to come back year after year. Students were disrespectful to each other and formed groups based on adult TV shows like the Bad Girls Club. Bullying should be zero tolerance and I did not see that happen. The school changed greatly during the 3 years we were there. Programs were dropped and a lot of administrative changes took place. On a positive note, the teachers were awesome, always making me feel welcome & part of a community and were always available.

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2012
This school and it's sister school are falling apart rapidly. I can say this because my child has gone to both schools and every year things go downhill. This year really takes the cake! Enrollment is down and they don't know why (aside from having to give the boot to many problem children). Teachers are retiring and quitting and aides are being let go because they lack funds. 3 weeks into the school year, a year that is about changes and making things better, they are now combining 4th grade classes and sending the other teacher off to the other campus. Did they discuss this with parents? Nope. Why didn't they take care of this prior to the start of the year? The class sizes were small, we expected them to make up for the awful previous year. If they were going to combine they should have done it sooner not 3 weeks in because one of their other teachers quit. By doing this they are messing with the children and their comfort. They said they are doing it for education, larger doesn't mean better in this case! If I had other options my child would be out the door. I don't recommend this place. They'd like us to refer people to them ut I just can't. It's wrong.

- submitted by a parent
February 18, 2012
This in a terrible school. It was great two years ago, but it's amazing how quickly it's transformed into a school with fights daily, foul language, and rampant disrespect.

- submitted by a parent
November 15, 2011
Hi,I am a 7th grade student at northwest catholic.last year the east campus and west campus merged (which was a bad idea).now there are fights,kids who have no respect,and a watered down curriculum.it's sad there are only a couple of teacher who actually care about the students,and the principal well...I can't say anything about her without saying something mean.I am an a+ student and am very respectful to my classmates and teachers so when I came to nwc I was very dissoponted I hated coming to school .so if you want your children to learn and be happy and respectful don't send them to nwc

- submitted by a community member
January 27, 2011
Northwest Catholic School has a great environment for learning. The teachers are dedicated and go the extra miles for the kids. There is a weekly all school Mass, art, music, Spanish, computer lab, gym class, a breakfast program and after school care for the students registered at the school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 24, 2010
Christian education, Great teachers, long history of outstanding musical productions.

- submitted by a parent
May 07, 2010
NW Catholic West is a wonderful school. The teachers and support staff are kind, caring and are always striving to help the children succeed!

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2004
Great school; good decipline; kids are getting a great education. very happy here.

- submitted by a parent
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Northwest Catholic is the result of a merger of St. Bernadette, St. Catherine of Alexandria, and Our Lady of Good Hope schools. West Campus, formerly St. Bernadette School, has a 35-year tradition of producing high caliber Broadway musicals with the junior high students. We are also proud of our technology program which includes digital video taping, movie making, and publishing. Students in K4 through grade 8 are proficient in computer literacy for their grade level.

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Northwest Catholic
7140 N 41st St, Milwaukee, WI  53209
(414) 352-6927
Last modified Northwest Catholic is a Private school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Northwest Catholic Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 10 reviews.