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CWA: Where Your Child Can Thrive

Thank you for your interest in Capitol West Academy, a tuition-free K4-8th Grade public school chartered by the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. We’re located on Milwaukee’s northwest side, just off of Capitol Drive.

Our Commitment to Your Child

Capitol West Academy’s teachers, staff, and leadership surround your scholar with support. Together, we instill the values of both academic greatness and character excellence to prepare children for high school and beyond. Current CWA parents notice this commitment, and so does the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

The Enrollment Process

It is never too early to think about the next school year. To begin the enrollment journey with CWA, please complete our online Interest Form.

We know that choosing a school can be a difficult process and we invite you to tour our school and meet our staff and teachers. To set up a tour, Contact Us today.

As a charter school, we do not have admission processes that could discriminate against students; instead, we accept all students who want to attend as long as there is room. If there are more students than available seats, students are selected through a lottery system.

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Please visit our Resources section for information and documentation, such as our school handbook, calendar, forms and more.