Milwaukee Parkside School for the Arts

Tippecanoe and Dover Schools have merged for the 2013-14 school year! The merger has strengthened the schools with an integrated arts approach to learning and has built a united sense of community for the two schools already sharing one building.

7:35 a.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Integrated Arts Approach
Neighborhood Specialty
1-mile walk zone, must live within 7 miles to receive transp.
Before/After School program hours:
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Milwaukee Parkside School for the Arts’ high achievement is the direct result of the way we approach learning, along with strong parental support and community involvement. Themes and the arts integrated approach are used to promote learning in the basic skills of reading, writing, social studies, science and math and our Wisconsin Model School Arts Program is nationally recognized. We offer students instrumental music lessons and free ballet classes along with art, music and physical education specialists in the school. We partner with Arts@Large, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, First Stage Children’s Theater, Milwaukee Children’s Choir, Mad Hot Ballroom & Tap, Junior Achievement and the Milwaukee Ballet to create wonderful arts related experiences for our students.



Before/After-School Program: Starts 6:30 a.m. – ends 6:00 p.m.

*Additional Childcare is available for 3-year-olds. Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 2:25 p.m. Registration fee is $10.00 with an hourly rate of $4.00. Pay only for the hours you use.

Community partners: Arts @ Large, Artists in Residence, First Stage Children’s Theater, Junior Achievement, Mad Hot Ballroom & Tap, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Children’s Choir, Milwaukee Ballet

Curriculum: Integrated Arts curriculum focus aligned to the Common Core State Standards

Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Volleyball, Soccer, Flag Football and Softball

Clubs/Other: After School Arts Program, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Baton Twirling

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(414) 294-1600 • TTY: (888) 596-0921
2969 S. Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207
Lila Hillman, Principal