September 28, 2023

Milwaukee Academy of Science highschool sustains water harm, plans to maneuver quickly

2156 S. 4th St., Milwaukee. Picture from Google.

The Milwaukee Academy of Science has plans to quickly relocate its highschool after being displaced by water harm.

The momentary transfer can be to 2156 S. 4th St., positioned alongside the Kinnikinnic River, in line with an software submitted to the town. The 36,859-square-foot constructing, in-built 1912, was previously occupied by the Inland Seas College of Expeditionary Studying, a constitution highschool that closed in 2011. The constructing was additionally beforehand utilized by St. Anthony Center College, a Catholic voucher college now serving Okay-12 on Milwaukee’s south facet.

MAS was established in 2000 as a public constitution college centered on getting ready college students for careers in STEM and well being fields. The college, whose constitution is permitted by the Metropolis of Milwaukee, counts Marquette College and Medical Faculty of Wisconsin amongst its companions, and has garnered help from the enterprise neighborhood, together with Northwestern Mutual and several other foundations. The highschool would have its 350 college students and 22 workers members quickly relocate to the South 4th Avenue constructing.

Within the fall of 2021, MAS celebrated the completion of a constructing growth that added school rooms, workplaces and STEAM labs to its campus – the primary of a two-phased growth of its close to west facet campus. The next spring, the varsity opened a brand new $1.7 million gymnasium. The growth tasks allowed the varsity to extend its enrollment by 250 college students. As we speak, it has greater than 1,250 college students and it plans to develop to enrollment to 1,500 by 2024.

The college is positioned at 2000 W. Kilbourn Ave., which was previously Milwaukee Hospital and Sinai Samaritan Medical Heart. Previous to the growth, it occupied solely the primary two flooring of the constructing.