Parent FAQ

How long has school been open?

The school opened Fall of 2000.


What is required to become a school volunteer?

Central City Cyberschool loves when people volunteer, for it is an experience and a privilege for both the school and the volunteer. It is designed to promote and maintain a supportive relationship with the families, community, students, teachers, and school staff. Volunteers are required to fill out an application and undergo a background check to volunteer within the school. All volunteers may not start until application and background check come back clear. Click here for more information.


What is the difference between a traditional public school, a public charter school, and a choice or voucher school?

The Department of Education explains the main differences between public and private schools are authority, funding, governance, and independence. See attached


Is my child required to wear a uniform?

Central City Cyberschool has adopted a Mandatory School-Wide Uniform Policy. Enrolling in the Cyberschool means you have chosen to participate in and abide by our uniform policy. Every student is required to wear a uniform beginning the first day of school.


Required Uniform Dress Code

Grades K-6th

Grades 7-8

Uniform Colors: ROYAL BLUE Tops

                            KHAKI Bottoms

(Other shades of blue are not acceptable!)

Possible style options for Tops:

Button-down Oxford, Turtleneck, Polo, Sweatshirt or Sweater (with collared shirt underneath)

Possible style options for Bottoms:

Twill or Chino Pants, Shorts, Skorts, Skirts, Capris, and Jumpers


Uniform Colors: WHITE Tops

                            NAVY BLUE Bottoms


Possible style options for Tops:

Button-down Oxford, Turtleneck, Polo, Sweatshirt or Sweater (with collared shirt underneath)

Possible style options for Bottoms:

Twill or Chino Pants, Shorts, Skorts, Skirts, Capris, and Jumpers



How do I enroll my child?

There are limited spaces for students.  A student is not considered enrolled until all enrollment forms are completed and turned in.  Click for Enrollment forms.


What type of extracurricular sports activities are offered?

  • CLC
  • ⅚ & ⅞ boys basketball
  • ⅚ & ⅞ girls basketball
  • ⅚ & ⅞ cheerleading


Is transportation available?

Central City Cyberschool is considered a neighborhood school, therefore it the parents/guardians responsibility to provide their own means of transportation (vehicle, bus, daycare etc...) It is expected that all students be dropped and picked on time.


How do I find out if your school is closed?

If area schools are closed due to bad weather, check Milwaukee County radios and television stations for a broadcast of closings.  In the case of bad weather; you can expect the Cyberschool to close whenever Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) close. For other closings, Central City Cyberschool provides a calendar of the year with all the days that school will be closed due to holidays or other special events.   


How does the school communicate with families?

Central City Cyberschool sends out a Monday Folder that includes all the information for what is happening at, the school that week and month. Central City Cyberschool also uses Class DOJO which is a technology application used on cell phones or computer as means of communication between parents and teachers. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


What time does school start and end?

Classes begin promptly at 8:00 AM each morning. Students may enter the building as early as 7:30 AM. Breakfast is served to children between 8:00 - 8:30 each morning. Children arriving after 8:30 will have missed breakfast. School is dismissed promptly at 4:00 PM each afternoon. All early release days (12:00-noon dismissal), typically the first Friday of each month, are noted on your Cyberschool calendar.


What should I do if my child is absent or needs to leave for an appointment?

If a child is going to be absent, the parent must call before 9:00 a.m. at 444-1966 x195. Leave your child’s name (first & last), room #, date(s) of absence, and a reason for the absence.

A written excuse is required for each day absent within 72 hours of the child’s return. If a written excuse is not received after three days, the absence is recorded as a truancy.

Written excuses should always include the following:

  • Child’s Name

  • Reason for absence

  • Date of absence

  • Date excuse is written

  • Expected return date to school

Listed below are acceptable and unacceptable excuses for missing school.

Excused Absences are:

  • personal illness

  • medical/dental appointments (excuse from doctor or dentist required)

  • funerals

  • required legal appearances

  • designated religious holidays

  • family emergencies

Unexcused Absences are:

  • babysitting

  • missed bus

  • oversleeping

  • extended absence without prior notice

  • no transportation

  • school uniform not clean

The school does have the authority to limit the number of excuses accepted based on abuse of the attendance policy.



What are other special support programs?  

H.E.A.R.T (Health, Emotional, and Academic Resource Team)

The Cyberschool provides a full continuum of services for students with disabilities. The H.E.A.R.T. staff works closely with classroom instructional staff to ensure the alignment of curriculum objectives and the design of appropriate accommodations.

Reading Intervention

Read Naturally

Math Intervention

Number Worlds


What after-school programs are available to the students?



What is Character Education?

Character Education


How are students assessed?


Do you serve breakfast? Lunch?

 Yes, the school offers breakfast, lunch and fruit/vegetable snack.