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Calendar of Events

  • January 16, 2017
    MLK Holiday (School Closed/No Stay & Play)
    Starts: 12:00 am
    February 2, 2017
    State of the School Address
    Starts: 7:45 am
    February 4, 2017
    Prospective Student Placement Exam (Gr 5-6)
    Starts: 8:30 am
    February 13, 2017
    Long Winter Weekend
    Starts: 12:00 am
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Featured Stories

  • 20161213_162925 Bonding Over the Chess Board

    It was a meeting of the chess-focused minds on December 13th as 3rd and 4th graders from TPS hosted their guests from Racine Montessori for the first of two bi-annual matches. Chess-Ed, an after-school highlight amongst students since 2005, is … Continue reading

    Nich Shafer Nich Schafer Named Boys’ Tennis Coach

    Prairie has announced Nich Schafer as the new head coach for the boys’ tennis program. Schafer, who has served as head girls’ coach since 2000, will now also take over a boys’ program that, for five plus decades, was overseen … Continue reading

    Artists Student Artists Honored by UW-Parkside

    Three TPS students had their work on display at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s “Art Party” during the month of November. Pieces by second grader Elise Hoger, sixth grader Michael Batten, and senior Julia Reynoso were on display at the Mathis Gallery … Continue reading

    Diwali Prairie Celebrates Diwali

    Prairie’s commitment to community and helping students grow in knowledge and respect – this is what made the school’s Diwali celebration on Friday, November 2nd so profound.  It wasn’t just a moment for Prairie’s Indian students.  Or Multicultural Club members.  … 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.