DOJ announces $1.5 million in school safety grants to 47 school districts and private schools

Attorney General Brad Schimel today announced an additional 47 schools and school districts that combined will receive $1,562,511 from the first round of the Wisconsin Department of Justice (WisDOJ) School Safety Grant program.  Grant funds will be used for building safety improvements as well as training for faculty and staff.

The news release issued by Schimel’s office included a statement in bold print indicating that, “More grants will be awarded to schools that applied for the first round of grant funding soon.

Schools interested in applying for the second round of grant funding must submit a mandatory “intent to apply” to the Office of School Safety by August 13, 2018.

Following is a list of schools that were awarded school safety grant on August 9, 2018:

  • Altoona School District, $54,500;
  • Bader Hillel High (Glendale), $39,529;
  • Belmont Community School District, $30,037;
  • Bethlehem Lutheran School (Hortonville), $20,000;
  • Carter’s Christian Academy (Milwaukee), $22,000;
  • Colby School District, $61,679;
  • Columbus School District, $80,000;
  • Darrell Lynn Hines Academy, $20,000;
  • Early View Academy of Excellence (Milwaukee), $19,852;
  • Elmwood School District, $63,857;
  • Faith Lutheran School (Watertown), $19,800;
  • Fox Point J2 School District, $40,000;
  • Frederic School District, $43,745;
  • Friedens Lutheran School (Kenosha), $20,559;
  • Genesee Lake School, $37,664;
  • Grace Evangelical Lutheran School (Menomonee Falls), $20,403;
  • Grace Lutheran School (Oak Creek), $19,965;
  • Green Bay Adventist Junior Academy, $17,095;
  • Holy Cross Lutheran School (Madison), $19,113;
  • Holy Family Catholic School (Waterloo), $18,775;
  • Immanuel Lutheran School (Mayville), $19,433;
  • Lakeland UHS School District, $39,272;
  • Maple Dale-Indian Hill School District, $41,560;
  • Marinette School District, $91,914;
  • Marquette University High School, $20,000;
  • Milwaukee Academy of Science, $21,050;
  • Mount Horeb Area School District, $123,445;
  • Mount Olive Evangelical Lutheran School (Appleton), $22,020;
  • Nekoosa School District, $44,434;
  • Phillips School District, $59,526;
  • Rawhide Boys Ranch (New London), $19,364;
  • Reedsville School District, $49,714;
  • Richardson School (Brookfield), $76,023;
  • Sacred Heart Catholic School (Shawano), $4,921;
  • Saint Jerome Parochial Grade School (Columbus), $17,032;
  • Saint John the Baptist Catholic School (Jefferson), $12,869;
  • Saint Joseph Academy (Milwaukee), $20,000;
  • Saint Joseph Catholic Academy (Kenosha), $20,000;
  • Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran School (Cudahy), $15,185;
  • Saint Paul Grade School (Bloomer), $20,562;
  • Saint Sebastian Grade School (Milwaukee), $20,495;
  • Sharon J11 School District, $20,418;
  • Siren School District, $46,250;
  • Torah Academy of Milwaukee (Glendale), $19,393;
  • Trinity Lutheran School (Kiel), $17,868;
  • Waucousta Lutheran Grade School (Campbellsport), $13,290;
  • Westside Christian School (Middleton), $17,900.