Mini-Courses Saturday Academy Program is an intense, academic program for middle school students in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades that meets for six Saturdays. Saturday Academy is designed to enhance students’ academic skills, and knowledge in careers and college options. Each semester, a selection of classes is offered to reinforce skills in one or more of the following subject areas: math, reading, English, science, STEM, computers, foreign language, arts, and/or career-related classes. Curriculum reinforces basic skills and competencies through various hands-on activities, group projects, classroom instructions and/or presentations. Program is limited to 140 students each session. The fee for the program is $195 per session. Students who are eligible for free/reduced lunch can apply for a full DPI Pre-College Scholarship.
Note: Registration for Fall 2018 is closed
|Fall Orientation:||Saturday, October 20, 2018|
|Program Dates:||Saturdays, October 27-December 8, 2018 (* No class November 24, 2018)|
|Closing Ceremony:||Saturday, December 8, 2018|
Registration for Spring 2019 is closed
|Spring Orientation:||Saturday, February 2, 2019|
|Program Dates:||Saturdays, February 9-March 16, 2019|
|Closing Ceremony:||Saturday, March 16, 2019|
There is no grade point average requirement to be eligible for Saturday Academy. Students must be in grades 6-8.
How to Register
To receive an application, please call the Mini-Courses office at 414-229-6236 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on our mailing list for the upcoming session. Otherwise, applications are available for download under the Brochures link during open registration. Please note: classes fill up quickly and reach full enrollment before the deadline date.
Policies and Fees
The fee for the program is $195 per session. Students who are eligible for free/reduced lunch can apply for a full DPI Pre-College Scholarship.
Registration is currently open for the Spring 2019 session. Please contact our office at 414-229-6236 or email email@example.com to be added to our mailing list. Thank you for your interest in our program!
Q: What if I want Mini-Courses to write a letter of recommendation or participation for my child?
A: Download Letter of Recommendation Form
Mitchell Hall, Room 141
3203 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee WI, 53211
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee WI 53201-0413