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K-5
Public district
Wauwatosa, WI
Students enrolled: 220
 

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1060 Glenview Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53213

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(414) 773-1900
(414) 773-1920
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November 13, 2014
My daughter recently joined the Wilson family this school during her fourth grade year. I was initially hesitate to move her from a her previous school, where she knew everyone, but when the opportunity presented itself we jumped! I must add that my decision to move her was hard, but it has been by far the greatest educational move thus far. Her teacher, Mrs. Staub, is experienced, compassionate, and a great role-model. In addition to her being a cool and loving teacher, assignments/tasks are rigorous and provide realistic connections/relevance. Her principal, Mr. Heun, is effective and hands-on. He is never too busy to solve a problem or make the kids feel welcomed. My daughter regularly comes home and shares how the environment is fun and better than what she experienced previously. We couldn't be happier and our son, will join the Wilson Beehive family next school year!

- submitted by a parent

December 08, 2010
My wife and I have three children at Wilson this year and have had nothing but excellent things to say about the staff and curriculum, year after year. We are simply amazed at how every teacher we've encountered has the talent and time to teach our children, and then individually assess their abilities, strengths, and weaknesses. I'm shocked at the review about "blonde haired blue eyed" children receiving preference. Not the school I know. Suggest those parent(s) should look inward instead of pointing fingers?!

- submitted by a parent

March 09, 2010
My daughter attended Kindergarten at Wilson, and initially I was pleased. As the year went on, however, it became clear that there was great disparity in the quality of the Kindergarten teachers. Amazingly enough, the 'bad' teacher had all the minority children, while the 'good' teacher had all the blonde haired, blue-eyed children. I mentioned this to the School Board and was told it was completely coincidental. Right.

- submitted by a parent

July 16, 2009
I moved to this area last year, and found out the teacher at JK is wonderful, my daughter love to go to this school because she love Ms. Mottte. She have lots of fun at this school and the kids in her classroom are very respectful.

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November 05, 2008
Wilson Elementary school and the Wauwatosa School of Science and Technology are both housed in the same building. This setup is truly amazing. A parent can choose between sending there child to a more traditional school or a more science based school at the same location. Both schools have excellent teachers and administration that will go out of their way to ensure your child s success.

- submitted by a parent

September 03, 2008
We have two students enrolled in the Tosa School of Science and Technology.I highly recommend this school. The teachers are awesome!

- submitted by a parent
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April 29, 2008
Wilson now has a charter school in it - The Tosa School of Science and Technology. There is the 'regular' school and then the charter school. There is some tension - but overall I think both schools are very good. I would like to see more emphasis on grammar, spelling and traditional math.

- submitted by a parent

September 12, 2005
Wilson School is amazing. The parents, students, teachers, and staff take pride and ownership in the kids' educational success. You won't find a better school around!

- submitted by a parent

February 01, 2005
We just moved to this school and the academics are great! The special classes (art, gym, music) are fantastic. I highly recommend this school. The parents are extrememly involved in the school environment.

- submitted by a parent

January 19, 2005
I am a mother of 5 and find this school an awesome school. my eight year has grown and developed into a wonderful excellent student at Wilson. The staff is caring helpful and knowledgeable.

- submitted by a parent

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Wilson Elementary School
1060 Glenview Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI  53213
(414) 773-1900
Last modified Wilson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Wilson Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top