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Village of Pleasant Prairie

Pleasant Prairie is part of the Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD). It has three elementary schools, one charter high school - LakeView Technology Academy - and several private options for day care services / preschool through 1 2th grade.

Pre-K / Early Education

Village of Pleasant Prairie

There are a number of options for day care and preschool programs in Pleasant Prairie as well, including programs at the municipally-owned RecPlex facility. If you are looking for private and parochial schools there are a number of choices within minutes from the Village.

Extended Love Child Development Center

An Extension of Love, from Home to School.

It’s hard to leave your child in the care of someone else. EL has 29 years of experience caring for children 6 weeks through school age. We believe in nurturing the “whole” child physically, cognitively, socially and emotionally. We help children develop the skills to become confident, strong, creative and healthy individuals. Proud to be voted the Best of Kenosha “Child Care” Winner in 2013 and 2018.

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Preschool U at the Rec Plex

Structured and Free Play Activities, Swimming, Ice Skating, Music, Spanish, Art, Colors, Shapes, Numbers, Letters, Patterns, Science, Math...

Preschool U's mission is to assist families while providing a nurturing environment to teach and love children. RecPlex began offering a preschool program in 2003 and is officially licensed by the Department of Children and Families. Preschool U at RecPlex currently serves 2, 3, 4 and 5 year old students. Preschool U is quality programming, not day care, that includes a wide range of activities within a caring atmosphere.

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Village of Pleasant Prairie

The Village of Pleasant Prairie is part of the Kenosha Unified School District. Three elementary schools and one charter high school sit within the boundaries of the district. Students also have access to a KUSD comprehensive middle and high school. If you are looking for private and parochial schools there are a number of options within a 10 mile drive from the Village.


The Village of Pleasant Prairie is part of the Kenosha Unified School District. The Kenosha Unified School District - one of the largest districts in the state, educating more than 20,000 students - serves the communities of Kenosha, Pleasant Prairie and Somers. It has 22 elementary schools, five middle schools, three high schools, five charter schools, five choice schools, one specialty school and one Head Start child development center.


Every child is different and it's a good thing to have a range of different options for your child's education. Shoreland Lutheran High School, All Saints and St. Joseph Catholic Academies, Christian Life School, the Goddard School and Pleasant Prairie Renaissance are just some of the many private school options in Kenosha County. In all, there are more than 17 private/parochial K-12 schools within Kenosha County. There are many more within commuting distance in nearby Racine, Lake and Walworth counties.

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LakeView is preparing students to enter the field of engineering or higher level technology

Lakeview Technology Academy was ranked 11th in the State based on the Department of Public Instructions Accountability Report Cards. Its students earn the equivalent of one year of technical college credits and/or one semester of college of engineering credits upon graduation. LTA has the highest Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exam (WKCE) scores of any public high school in the Kenosha, Racine and Walworth counties.

We welcome you to contact us, visit our campus, check us out, and "catch the view."

The Prairie School

Where every child is known and valued, supported and challenged.

Ranked the #1 independent school in Wisconsin, students age 3 – 18 pursue and achieve excellence in all areas at Prairie. By capitalizing on ample leadership and co-curricular opportunities, your child will realize their dreams as a scholar, artist, athlete, and leader. TPS students shape individual learning experiences allowing them to become the best version of themselves as they enter the next phase of their life capable and confident.

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Building Scholars, Leaders and Stewards Who Will Transform The World

A comprehensive preschool through high school, designed to educate the whole child intellectually, socially, and spiritually.

St. Joseph Catholic Academy (SJCA) provides an education centered around the whole student through a comprehensive focus on academic, moral, social and spiritual development throughout his or her entire educational journey. Our students ask questions, pursue knowledge, seek the truth and love learning. SJCA is the largest private school in Kenosha and is open to students and families of all faiths and backgrounds.

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Colleges & Universities

Village of Pleasant Prairie

There are many quality higher education options in close proximity to the Village for young adults and those wanting to continue their education both in Kenosha County and within a short commute.


Save 67% on your career education at Gateway Technical College

Quality doesn't have to mean expensive

Don’t burden yourself with huge college debt when you’re just getting started with your career and building the lifestyle you’ve dreamed about. Gateway’s tuition is half that of the state universities and a third that of private colleges. And Gateway graduates are career-ready upon graduation—employers love that.

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Earn an MSN in Less Than 21 Months

Our Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing program can help you change careers sooner.

Nurses are in high demand. Our accelerated MSN program lets you transition into a career in nursing in 19–21 months by leveraging your non-nursing bachelor’s degree. Not only will you graduate from an accredited, nonprofit university ready to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam, an MSN provides the academic foundation needed to pursue post-master’s certification in advanced nursing fields like acute care, primary care, and nurse leadership.

Learn more at mastersnursing.marquette.edu/wisconsin

Carthage is built with student success in mind.

Carthage has invested more than $200 million in recent years in residential, academic, and recreational facilities.

Carthage's athletic and recreation center, student union, computer labs, audiovisual production suite, and numerous residence halls have all been constructed or newly renovated in the last 10 years. Carthage’s new $43 million science center opened in September 2015, offering state-of-the-art facilities for study in the natural sciences and providing new ways for students and faculty to collaborate on forefront research.

At Herzing, You’re Much More Than a Number

At Herzing, we believe that providing you with a caring, supportive community will have a positive impact on your learning experience. We know our students by name and are committed to your academic, personal, and professional success. Discover why Herzing's student-first approach, individual attention and caring community set us apart from other colleges and universities.

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Master of Business Administration at UW-Parkside

When you choose a Parkside MBA program, you can be assured of receiving a valuable return on your investment. We empower you with the knowledge and practical skills vital to achieving personal and professional success in your changing local and global communities. You can complete our MBA program in as few as 12 months and is offered to you in a format that fits your specific needs, face-to-face, blended, and online.

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