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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.

Click here to view the 2015-16 School Supplies lists for each grade.

View the 2015-16 District Calendar

Kindergarten Registration:

Jr. Kindergarten and New Sr. Registration will start February 17th. We will be in the office to accept paper work from 5:30-7:30pm. Please bring a certified copy of your student's Birth Certificate and proof of residency. This is not an open house, but some teachers will be here to answer questions. All registrations should be in by March 24th.

Jr. Kindergarten FAQs

Principal Russick's Monthly Must Read

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

September 2015

October 2015

November 2015

December 2015

January 2016


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

Current News

Join the Shorewood School District in viewing "Most Likely To Succeed," a thought-provoking documentary featured at the 2015 Milwaukee Film Festival, on Feb. 15 at 9 a.m. or 7 p.m. in the Shorewood High School Auditorium. For more info, click the above title.
Join the Shorewood School District in viewing "Most Likely To Succeed," a thought-provoking documentary featured at the 2015 Milwaukee Film Festival, on Feb. 15 at 9 a.m. or 7 p.m. in the Shorewood High School Auditorium. For more info, click the above title.
Betty Brinn Children's Museum (BBCM) is hosting MakeShift—a series of adults-only events—and the first event, "Concrete Mixer," will take place on Thursday, February 4, from 6-9 p.m. For more info, click the above title.
CESA 1 PAGE is hosting a free Trivia Night on Tues., March 8, 6:30-8 pm for 6th-8th grade students at Franklin High School, and is also hosting an Opportunity Fair on Sat., Feb. 6, 10 am-2 pm for parents & students ages 4-18 at the Pewaukee Lake Elementary School. For more info on these events, please click the above title.
On Wed., Jan. 20, Dr. Brian Fidlin--a highly recognized national speaker in the areas of child/adolescent development issues, addictive behaviors, and parenting--will be speaking at Whitefish Bay High School at 7 p.m. To learn more, click the above title.

Atwater Calendar

    • ThuFeb11 AT Title 1 Family Learning Night 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    • FriFeb12 AT PTO Meeting 8:20 AM
    • MonFeb15 All Schools No School (Teacher In-Service)
    • TueFeb16 AT/LB No School (Elementary In-Service Day)
    • TueFeb16 Shorewood Election Day 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM

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