b'MOVE MKE: EDUCATIONto help high school students transition to college. Following are(cristoreymilwaukee.org), and St. Augustine Preparatory brief descriptions of two major programs that are available.Academy (augprep.org).Since 1956, St. Coletta Day School of Milwaukee has been a Private School Choiceleader in serving students with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with compassion and care. Students of all backgrounds Private School Choice Programs available to qualifying familiesare welcomed to achieve their full academic and creative potential include the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program, the Racinein a supportive environment rooted in Christian values. For more Parental Choice Program and the Wisconsin Parental Choiceinformation on Catholic schools, see page 36.Program. Participating schools receive a state aid payment forThere are a number of Baptist schools in the area, including each eligible student. Calvary Baptist School and Falls Eligibility requirements vary but are typically based on student res- Baptist Academy inThe 5-county idence, income and prior year attendance. There is also an ageMenomonee Falls, requirement that must be met for K4, K5, and first grade. For application information, visit dpi.wi.gov/parental-education- and Badger StateMilwaukee options/choice-programs/student-applications.Baptist School in Oak Creek, anRegion has a rich outreach of Faith Baptist Church. Special Needs ScholarshipsLutheran familiesand diverse The Special Needs Scholarship Program (SNSP) allows a studenthave an extensive with a disability, who meets certain eligibility requirements, tosystem of schoolsselection of faith-receive a state-funded scholarship to attend a private school inavailable, with both Wisconsin that participates in the program. The school receives athe Missouri andbased state aid payment for each eligible student. For information, pleaseWisconsin visit: dpi.wi.gov/parental-education-options/special-needs- Evangelicaleducational scholarship/student-applicationsLutheran synods offering a large number of options,offeringsincluding early child development. For more information, please see page 35. In addition, the Jewish community in Milwaukee provides a number of educational institutions for children. The Milwaukee Jewish Federation operates Milwaukee Jewish Day School (mjds.org) on the North Shore for students from kindergarten through 8th grade. Other schools include Bader Hillel Academy (baderhillel.org), Milwaukees original Jewish day school; Torah Academy of Milwaukee, a high school for young Jewish women; Wisconsin Institute for Torah Study, a high school for boys on a beautiful lakeside campus and one of the few yeshivas, or educational institutions, focused on the study of Rabbinic literature, for boys in the Midwest; and Yeshiva Elementary Faith-Based SchoolsSchool, which is located in the heart of Milwaukees northwest side. Milwaukee has a rich history of education rooted in faith andThe Islamic Society of Milwaukee (ismonline.org) has three values. From Fr. Martin Kundig establishing schools for Catholicschools located at two sites on Milwaukees south side near boys and girls in the basement of St. Peters Church at JeffersonMilwaukee Mitchell International Airport. Salam School and E. State Street in 1842, six years before Wisconsin declared(salamk12.org) serves students from kindergarten through 12th statehood. The rich tapestry of the regions immigrant past andgrade. Islamic families also attend Clara Mohammed School, as the areas embrace of inclusion and diversity is reflected in awell as Guidance Academy in South Milwaukee. spectrum of faith-based educational communities from which toThe intertribal, American Indian students who attend the Indian choose. Many, if not most, welcome applicants from allCommunity School (ics-edu.org) represent over 40 Tribal Nations backgrounds, although in some cases restrictions do apply.and are members of tribes or are of American Indian descent. The Catholic Schools in the area include those of the Archdiocese ofschool, located on more than 178 wooded, prairie and wetland Milwaukee, as well as Seton Catholic Schools in Milwaukeeacres in Franklin, teaches four indigenous languages, while and Siena Catholic Schools in Racine. There are also severalengendering enduring cultural identity and critical thinking by independent Catholic schools, including Nativity Jesuit Academyweaving indigenous teachings with a distinguished learning (nativityjesuit.org), Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Milwaukeeenvironment.32 YOUR RELOCATION RESOURCE'