For more information, please see the Lincoln Avenue School Web site.

Lincoln Avenue School

Address: 1817 W. Lincoln Avenue


By bus: Take the #14 bus from Wisconsin Avenue. The bus will head across the 16th street viaduct, continue south down Cesar Chavez Drive (16th Street), and turn right onto W. Forest Home Ave. Disembark at W. Forest Home Ave. and S 18th Street. Walk three blocks south to the site, on the corner of 18th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

By Car: Take 16th Street south to Lincoln Ave. Turn right on Lincoln. School is two blocks down on the left hand side of the street.  The school is located on 18th and Lincoln.

Approximate Travel Time By Bus: 20 minutes

Approximate Travel Time By Car: 10 minutes

Orientation: TBA

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 7:45am- 2:30pm

Description of Agency: Lincoln Avenue School is an elementary school (K4-5) on Milwaukee's southside. This Milwaukee public school is committed to engaging students with challenging and meaningful curriculum, monitoring progress towards standards, and providing interventions so all students will learn and achieve. Lincoln Ave. serves a primarily Hispanic student body. There are specific bilingual classrooms and bilingual curriculum to assist students in learning to write and read in both Spanish and English. The school also offers an ESL class for school parents.

Student Role: Students will have many opportunities to speak with native speakers if desired. Let the site contact know this at orientation so that you will be placed in a bilingual classroom.


Contact Us

Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

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

Meet the Staff