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The Wauwatosa School District serves over 7,000 elementary, middle and high school students and employs nearly 500 teachers.

Wauwatosa School District Makes Progress in Hiring Minority Teachers but Teachers of Color Continue to be Scarce Locally, Statewide Compared to Students

July 29, 2020

2020 Wauwatosa West Graduate Anyiah Chambers had her first and only minority teacher at West her senior year.  Chambers said she always struggled with math. She says she was w...

West Principal Frank Calarco stands in front of the inscription on the wall of his office after being first appointed as Principal. Calarco's friend painted the inscription in his office to stress this message to students.

Wauwatosa West Principal to Retire after Serving District for 29 Years

February 21, 2020

Wauwatosa West Principal Frank Calarco will retire at the end of the 2019-2020 school year after serving as the West Principal for the last 10 years.  Calarco is no stranger to the Wauwatosa Scho...

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