Messmer High School (Milwaukee)

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Messmer High School
742 West Capitol Drive
Milwaukee, (Milwaukee County), Wisconsin 53206-3327
United States
Coordinates 43°5′23″N 87°55′13″W / 43.08972°N 87.92028°W / 43.08972; -87.92028Coordinates: 43°5′23″N 87°55′13″W / 43.08972°N 87.92028°W / 43.08972; -87.92028
Type Private, coeducational, Catholic
Motto Knowledge ∙ Faith ∙ Leadership.
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1926
Status open
President Jim Piatt
Grades 9-12
Gender co-ed
Student to teacher ratio 1:12
Hours in school day 8
Color(s) Messmer blue and white         
Athletics conference Midwest Classic South
Sports Baseball, basketball, football, cross country, track, soccer, volleyball, cheerleading
Mascot Bishop
Team name Bishops / Messwood
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Average ACT scores 18
Newspaper Foursquare
Yearbook Capitol
Athletic Director Joy Bretsch

Messmer High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

Messmer High School was established in 1926 as Diocesan High School. It was renamed after Archbishop Sebastian Messmer in 1928.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ MHS. "School History". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Bob Heinz". Archived from the original on October 18, 2013. Retrieved October 17, 2013. 

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