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Atwater Elementary School

Phone: 414-963-6962
Fax: 414-963-6970
2100 E. Capitol Dr.
Shorewood, WI 53211

Principal: Kayla Russick
krussick@shorewood.k12.wi.us
414-963-6962

Welcome to Atwater Elementary School! At Atwater, our highly qualified teachers and paraprofessionals prepare students to meet the challenges of tomorrow by providing an educational responsive to each child's talent and abilities in a nurturing environment. Our innovative and energetic teachers and staff assist our students in developing the skills they will need to be life long learners. Atwater is fortunate to have an active parent organization that supports our school community through direct classroom volunteering, parent and student social activities, artists-in-residence programs, parent forums and so much more. Atwater also offers an English Language Learner (ELL) program for students in need of ELL services.

Click here to view Atwater's State Report Card.


Principal Russick's Monthly Must Read

Click the below links to reach each month's newsletter:

December 2014

January 2015

February 2015

March 2015


*During the 2013-2014 school year, Atwater qualified for Title I funding. Click here for more information about Title I.

Current News

On May 30, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., a Shorewood Bike Drive will be held in the Shorewood High School Parking Lot to collect bikes for low income families in Milwaukee. For more information, click the above title.
On May 27, from 9-10 a.m. or 6-7 p.m., Atwater Elementary School is inviting students who will be in Kindergarten next year to find out what Atwater Kindergarten is all about. For more information, click the above title.
A candlelight vigil and short program paying homage to the victims of the recent Nepal earthquake will be held on Thursday, May 7, from 8-9 p.m. at University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee 's (UWM) Spaight Plaza, behind the Student Union. For more information, click the above title.
In honor of Customer Appreciation Day on Friday, May 15, TCF Bank in Shorewood will be hosting a day of fun and food for TCF customers and their guests. In addition, the bank will also be taking donations from now through Saturday, May 16, to support Atwater Elementary School's Playground Project. Click the above title for more information.
The Shorewood School District's "Tradition of Excellence Awards" program celebrates the outstanding individual achievements of a select few alumni, which symbolically honors the collective contributions of the many Shorewood graduates who make an impact on their community. To learn more about this award or to nominate a candidate for this year's award, please click the above title.

Atwater Calendar

    • TueMay05 Staff Appreciation Week
    • WedMay06 Staff Appreciation Week
    • WedMay06 HR Committee Meeting 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMSHS Admin Room
    • ThuMay07 Staff Appreciation Week
    • ThuMay07 SHS & SIS Choir Benefit Concert 2:00 PM
    • ThuMay07 Building Bridges Meeting 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMSHS Library
    • FriMay08 Staff Appreciation Week

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