Transportation: Service Learners are encouraged to travel to/from agency in pairs or groups.
For the 36th Street Campus (Formerly Metcalf Park Campus):
By car: Take Wells Street to 35th Street and turn right. Travel north about 1.5 miles on 35th Street. Continue on 35th Street until Wright Street (it comes after the PicknSave grocery store) Turn Left onto Wright Street. and another immediate left on 36th Street. This is the block where Milwaukee College Prep is located. Parking lot is next to school.
Approximate Travel Time by Car: 8 minutes
For the Lloyd Street Campus (Relocated Lindsay Heights Campus):
Take the #12 bus from Wisconsin Avenue to Lloyd Street. Disembark on Lloyd St. and head West (left) on Lloyd. The school is located on the right.
Approximate Travel Time by Bus: 13 minutes
Orientation: All of the following will be held at the Lloyd Street Campus and last about an hour:
Days/Hours of Operation: Individual orientations to be set up by students; contact by September 7th.
Description of Agency/Activities: Milwaukee College Prep is an elementary and middle charter public school. There is an unrelenting focus on academic achievement and character development. They embrace a philosophy of love and hard-work coupled with a college-bound curriculum grounded in basic skills, outstanding literature and moral virtues. In partnership with parents, they provide an environment of high expectations and accountability that equips all students with the choice to determine their success in life.
In addition to the core curriculum of phonics, poetry, vocabulary, foreign language and mathematics, MCP offers physical education, art and music classes once per week in elementary and twice per week in Middle School. Many students stay after school to get involved in extra-curricular activities.
Student Role in Agency:
Commitment: Commitments will vary based on the student's role in the agency.