Opportunities for Citizens of All Ages | Kenosha Unified School District

Opportunities for Citizens of All Ages

This department is operated under the auspices of the Kenosha Unified School District. Programming includes summer instructional swim classes, gymnastics, wrestling clinics, basketball, weight training, children's theater, summer playgrounds, tennis instruction and much more.

The Recreation Department also operates and sponsors the area's senior citizen program and seasonal adult recreational team sporting activities such as basketball, volleyball and softball. The facilities of the comprehensive high schools are open to the public for such activities as family swims and jogging. Currently the Kenosha Symphony Orchestra is operated under the auspices of the Kenosha Unified School District.

This program offers numerous concerts, festivals and exhibits throughout the entire year featuring the talents of students attending District schools. The public is encouraged and is most welcome to attend. The schedule can be accessed by clicking on the word calendar.

Kenosha is known nationally for the quality of its music education and art programs. Instrumental music instruction is available at grade five. Music and Art instruction in the classroom begins in Kindergarten.

  • A Strong Emphasis on Academic Achievement

The Effective Schools philosophy has resulted in excellent student achievement and an orderly learning environment. Students regularly receive awards and recognition in local, state, regional, and national academic and vocational competitions.

Bilingual Education is available to enhance the English skills of students while maintaining academic skills with instruction in native languages.

Special Education programs serve over 3,000 with exceptional educational needs age three through twenty-one. Students with exceptional education needs are educated in regular classes whenever possible. The District provides the following special education programs: learning disabilities, emotionally disturbed, mildly retarded, moderate, severe and profoundly retarded, hearing impaired, visually impaired, physically handicapped, and speech and language. Supportive and related services provided to special education students include social work, psychological services, specially designed physical education, transitional services, audiological services, occupational therapy., physical therapy and nursing services. Special education services are available at all District schools.

This is your source for information and programs about what's happening in your Kenosha Unified School District school, including live coverage of Board of Education meetings. Persons subscribing to the local cable service receive Cable Channel 20.