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Southside Community Prep

The path to college starts in elementary school. At Rocketship Southside Community Prep, we pride ourselves on preparing all students with the skills they need to reach and succeed in college. Our teachers and parents partner closely together to create a joyful, rigorous, and personalized learning environment that helps all our Rocketeers learn to become critical readers, creative writers, innovative thinkers, and life-long knowledge seekers.

Ranks in the top 10

of all Wisconsin district and charter elementary schools serving similar students

Key Information

Grades: K4 - 5th
Enrollment: 444
Address: 3003 W. Cleveland Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53215
Principal: Shannon Barraza
Office Manager: Natalie Castillo
Tel: (414) 455-3539
Se habla español

Southside Community Prep
3003 W. Cleveland Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53215

Choose a better future for your child

Family Resources

At Rocketship Southside Community Prep we are united. Together our teachers, parents, and children can achieve the highest goals!

— Chrissy Marie, Parent



Join the Parent Organizing Committee

Are you interested in getting more involved with Alma’s school community? Join us for our next Parent Organizing Committee (POC) meeting where parents get to know each other, learn what local issues may be affecting their child and family, and learn new skills to help ensure parents’ voices are heard in the community. You can learn more about our parent leadership work here.



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Get connected with an enrollment specialist to learn about our application process.

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We’re currently accepting applications for our lottery. Submit yours today!

Our School’s Core Values

  • Responsibility
  • Respect
  • Empathy
  • Persistence
  • Esfuerzo