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  • College Counseling to Host Prairie School College Fair

    The College Counseling Office will host its first-ever Prairie School College Fair for all current Upper School students on Thursday, March 16th from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. on the track in the Johnson Athletic Center (JAC). The event will provide students an opportunity to meet with … Continue reading

    Spring Visiting Artist Series Announced

    Prairie’s Performing and Visual Art Departments have once again assembled an impressive lineup of artists for the spring semester. The Visiting Artist Series brings world-class performers and visual artists into the classroom to provide students with direct and meaningful contact … Continue reading

    9th Grader Jasmine Roach Reaches Poetry Slam Final

    Earlier this month, a pair of Prairie students traveled up to the JCPAA Arts Studios in Milwaukee to compete in Voltage, a spoken word competition for teens ages 13-19. Competing in the final Grand Slam Qualifier, Senior Anna Pegurier and freshman … Continue reading

    Dr. Coffman Delivers State of School Address

    On February 2nd, before a packed Hilpert Room, Dr. Coffman took to the podium and delivered his 2017 State of the School address. “People sometimes ask why Prairie exists,” he said to open his remarks.  “The school exists to build … Continue reading




Serving students from age 3/pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, The Prairie School in Racine, Wisconsin, is one of the finest private, independent, college preparatory day schools in the United States. We develop confident, creative, responsible leaders through rigorous academic programs -- complemented by an array of extracurricular offerings in athletics and the arts -- that focus on the whole child. Our students hail from throughout Southeastern Wisconsin -- Kenosha, Oak Creek, Franklin, Union Grove and Somers -- as well as Northern Illinois.