Free transportation for Head Start students

Milwaukee Public Schools is now offering free transportation to MPS Head Start students for the 2013-14 school year. With this announcement, Head Start seats are filling up fast, so enroll now to make sure you and your child can take advantage of these benefits: individualized educational … [More]


School Supplies List 2013-14

MPS schools that serve students in Kindergarten through grade 8 are using the same supplies list for 2013-14. We hope the simple list will help keep costs down for our families. High schools will continue to feature their own supply lists, because the needs of older students vary. Please contact … [More]


5th graders help K4 students with reading

The K4 and 5th grade reading buddies meet in K4 pod each week. The students take turns reading to each other. The 5th graders take time to listen and encourage their reading buddies. They also model fluency and reading with expression to the K4 students. … [More]


Teaching and Learning at GTJS

We are so proud of all the teaching and learning that happens at Gwen T. Jackson School! … [More]


Celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday!

 Students at Gwen T. Jackson School celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday in style! … [More]


1st graders put on puppet show for K5!

Ms. Kuhnke's 1st grade student present a puppet show to Ms. Muhlberg's K5 class. The 1st graders made the puppets and answered questions from the K5 students. … [More]



Gwen T. Jackson Early Childhood and Elementary School (formerly 21st Street School) serves childen as young as six weeks of age through children in grade 5.  Children 6 weeks to 3 years old are eligible for our Early Care Program.  Our Head Start program offers half-day kindergarten for 3-year-olds and all-day kindergarten for 4-year-olds. We have a beautiful, comfortable and child-centered facility.  Why do private daycare when your child could be at Gwen T. Jackson, learning?