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Emerson Elementary

We take great pride in continuously improving in order to create a well-rounded, balanced education for all students. We have strong relationships with our families and community partners. Our staff is caring, student centered, collaborative, and committed to ongoing growth and learning.

Welcome to Emerson Elementary

Every child an honored student.

We commit to valuing, including and engaging all students, staff, and families. We commit to supporting all students’ pursuit of dreams, development of full potential and growth as citizens of our community and the world.

What Makes Emerson Elementary Unique

Cultivating the potential in every student to thrive.

  • Highly dedicated staff provide a learning environment that supports academic and social-emotional success.
  • Students are encouraged to set goals, maintain a “growth mindset,” monitor their progress, build on strengths, and learn from challenges.
  • Students engage in a variety of academic, social, emotional, and fine arts activities and learning.
  • Community partners and volunteers support and strengthen the school’s programs.


Interested in supporting our school? Give a gift to Emerson Elementary.

Get in touch

Contact Emerson Elementary

Emerson Elementary
2421 E Johnson Street
Madison WI 53704

Office: (608) 204-2000

Emerson Alumni

Are you an MMSD Alum? Connect with us and share your story.

Meet Our Adopt-a-School Sponsors

Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison

Friends of Emerson


Interested in adopting a school?

Through the Foundation’s Adopt-a-School program, Madison’s public schools are “adopted” by a local business, organization, or government agency, forming mutually enriching partnerships.

“SHOUT OUT to the staff at Emerson Elementary School. You welcome our families into your building each day. At every entrance, every turn, there is a smiling and helpful face. Your efforts and coordination are VERY MUCH appreciated!!”

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