Blakewood Elementary School is a 3K-5 school constructed in 1971. The building sits in a leafy subdivision on 22.26 acres and is surrounded by playing fields, playgrounds and Canfora Woods - named after teacher Judy Canfora who was a steward of the forest and used it in her curriculum. Because of its location near a nature preserve and the forest, animal life - including deer, turkey, and ducks - are often seen in the neighborhood.
The building itself is 92,234 square feet and was built with an open-concept design. The classrooms are organized around color-coded common areas and until security plans required them, did not have doors. Still, today, the library is divided from the hallway by a large curtain harkening back to the original open concept.3501 Blakewood Ave South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Hours of the School Day for Grades 5K-5
8:30 a.m. -3:35 p.m.
Hours of the School Day- EC and 4K
AM Session: 8:30 a.m.-11:40 p.m.
PM Session: 12:25 p.m.-3:35 p.m.