School Details

Messmer Preparatory Catholic School

3027 N Fratney St, Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 264-6070

(out of 10)

Private Grades PK-8 450 students 15 students/teacher (WI avg is 15)

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About this school

Messmer Preparatory Catholic School is a private middle school in Milwaukee. The principal of Messmer Preparatory Catholic School is Lewis Lea and can be contacted at 450 children attend Messmer Preparatory Catholic School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. The ratio of students to teachers at Messmer Preparatory Catholic School is 15:1. St. Philip's Lutheran School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 92% %
Multiracial 3% %
Hispanic 3% %
Asian 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
White, non-Hispanic 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    I have two students that began their academic careers at Messmer after 7 years I had to take my child out of this school due to bullying and the administration took no interest in the tornment that was being inflicted on my child. It is sad that this is a faith based school and the majority of the bullying was racially motivated they do not teach acceptance or loving thy neighbor

  • (6 years ago)

    Our child has attended Messmer for 6 years and to read some of the comments regarding Messmer I find disturbing. Messmer is overall in our eyes an excellent school that thrives on academics faith leadership self-worth and zero tolerance for disruptive behavior. Our daughter is a high achiever in the overall curriculum. So yes I encourage anyone reading this blog..see for yourself and ask other parents that are involved in their kids school. It's unfornate that some parents had such a bad experience.

  • (7 years ago)

    I am a parent of a student here. I feel that the wool was pulled over my eyes on the first visit to the school. There is a huge difference in what the staff told me they will be doing to what was done. The teachers at least the ones my daughter has had are great. The school however seems more intrested in if i'm paying them then teaching her.

  • (9 years ago)

    This is my child's third year at Messmer Preparatory. For the most part I have been pleased with the core academic curriculum. I do feel that diversity in cultural awareness and adapting to various student learning style differences is lacking. I am pleased that Messmer parents appear involved and accountable to their child's education. This makes a less chaotic student body and provides my child with a sense of order and security. If you prefer a school with strict traditional discipline guidelines and preventions then check out Messmer Preparatory. However any school requires we as parents to stay closely involved in all aspects of the curriculum and to hold the teachers' and administrators' accountable.

  • (10 years ago)

    I attended Messmer as a child and I was not happy with it. My son went there and when we moved to california he was held back a grade. Don't attend this school if you want your child to be successful!

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