Notre dame

Notre Dame Middle School

Address: 1420 W. Scott St.


By car: Go south on 16th Street, crossing the 16th Street viaduct, which turns into S. Cesar E. Chavez Drive. Turn left onto W. Scott Street.

By bus: Take the #14 bus going south on 16th Street to W. Scott Street. Walk two blocks east to 1420 W. Scott Street.

Orientation: TBD

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 4:00-6:00pm

Description of Agency/Activies: NDMS is a Catholic middle school founded in 1996 by the School Sisters of Notre Dame.  We offer all-girls education to approximately 160 middle school students (5th-8th grades) on Milwaukee’s South Side.  Following in the Christian tradition, Notre Dame fosters respect, responsibility, and sharing of personal talents, and prepares students for admittance to a college preparatory high school. In a bi-literate (English and Spanish) setting, with emphasis on leadership skills, critical thinking, and social justice, young women are empowered to make positive contributions to society. All students at NDMS participate in after school programming four days a week from 3:30pm to 6:00pm.  This programming is part academic (tutoring and homework assistance) and part extracurricular (arts, athletics, dance, music, formation, etc.)

Student Role at Agency: Volunteers are needed, to provide one-on-one tutoring for students with extra academic needs in reading and math, supervise and help students with their homework during study halls, and occasionally assist in the facilitation of extracurricular activities, depending on experience and interest.  Looking for a commitment of one day a week (two hours) for entire semester.


Notre Dame Primary School

Address: 1418 S. Layton Blvd.


By car: Go south on 16th Street, crossing the 16th Street viaduct, which turns into S. Cesar E. Chavez Drive. Turn right onto Greenfield Ave. Turn right onto Layton Blvd.

By bus: Take the #14 bus going south on 16th St. to Greenfield Ave. and then take the #56 going west to Latyon Blvd (27th St.).  OR Take the #10 or #30 bus going west to 27th street and then take the #27 bus going south to Greenfield Ave.

Orientation: TBD

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday; 3:00-5:45pm

Description of Agency/Activities: Notre Dame Primary School opened its doors three years ago in 2012.  It is Milwaukee’s only Catholic co-educational dual language immersion primary school dedicated to serving the Latino community.  We provide a culture of excellence where students can achieve their potential in their academic, creative, personal, physical, moral, and spiritual development.  Notre Dame Primary School is clearly focused on preparing students for the world of today, not only through academic excellence, but also through instilling spiritual values and a sense of responsibility.

Student Role at Agency: Primary school students have the opportunity to participate in an after school program from 3:00pm – 5:45pm Monday-Friday.  Service Learners would assist in all aspects of this program, distributing snack, helping with homework, and facilitating structured play spaces. Looking for a commitment of 2-3 hours per week, every week for the entire semester.




Contact Us

Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
707 N. 11th St. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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