Education in the 21st Century
Our faculty and students use technology as an educational tool to create, collaborate, and communicate with the global community.
The Play's the Thing
The performing and visual arts are flourishing here. All students study art, music, and drama, along with core academic subjects.
We're Engaged
Our outstanding faculty guides students to become enthusiastic, self-directed learners and makes sure learning is gratifying and meaningful.
Eager to Learn
USM introduces students to a wide variety of experiences at an early age sparking interest and enthusiasm every day. Our Preprimary curriculum includes exposure to Spanish and French.
Friendships For A Lifetime
Students are assigned different tablemates for lunch, encouraging friendships and helping new students become part of our community.
Focused on the Individual
With individual attention for every student, our talented teachers focus on children's individual learning styles.
Team Play
Our no-cut athletic policy means that everybody who wants to play has an opportunity to do so. Students are encouraged to participate in a wide variety of sports.
Room to Experiment
The journey to scientific literacy begins early, culminating in Upper School where students use authentic research practices to create solutions.
Celebrating Community
USM is a warm and engaging community where children and teachers are happy to come together each day.
Great Expectations
The community culture of USM is based on respect, trust, honesty, and fairness. Throughout the School, citizenship and responsibility are encouraged and reinforced by service activities.

Middle School Teachers Embark on South Korean Adventure

Follow the journey of Middle School teachers Sarah Markwald and Rebecca Neuwirth as they blog from the Bridges International Conference in Seoul, South Korea.

New Director of Security and Safety Hired

USM announces the hiring of Chad Wagner.

USM Athletics Earn Program of the Year Distinction

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel designates USM as one of the top programs of the year.

Summer I.D.E.A.S. Welcomes 10,000th Student to Program

Program has now served over 10,000 students since its inception 23 years ago.

USM Boys' Tennis Team Wins State Championship

Team defeats Madison Edgewood 7-0 in final for second consecutive state title.

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Our new and renovated spaces offer an enhanced environment for 21st century learning.

Every senior delivers a five- to seven-minute Senior Speech on a topic of personal importance.