Opportunities for Citizens of All Ages
- Recreation Department
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.
- Fine Arts Program
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
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
- Bilingual Education
Bilingual Education is available to enhance the English skills of students
while maintaining academic skills with instruction in native languages.
- Special Education
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.
- Cable Television Channel 20
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.