Once you are ready to enroll your child with us, please set up an appointment so we can best assist you. We will be glad to take the time to inform you about everything you need to know, including the relevant paperwork. You can make an appointment over the phone at 1(414) 873-8940 or by filling out our contact form. We always appreciate your visit!

JLA enrolls students in accordance to the policies of the Milwaukee Parental School Choice Program. Please visit https://sms.dpi.wi.gov/ChoiceParent/ to begin the enrollment process or call 414-873-8940. Our Choice Enrollment Manager can assist you with your immediate questions. Email questions@jla1.com.


Q: What are you business hours?

A: Our business hours are Monday through Friday:

North 7:30 am to 5:00pm

South 7:30am to 5:00pm

Q: What are you tour hours?

A: Tours can be scheduled by contacting each site to make an appointment.

For the South location please call (414) 384-7825.

For the North location please call (414) 873-8940.

Q: Do you provide transportation?

A: No. Transportation is not provided.

Q: What meals does your center offer?

A: Each site provides breakfast, lunch, and a snack for all children.

Q: How old do your children have to be to enroll at the center?

A: Enrollment begins at 6 weeks old.

Q: How do I enroll at JO’S Early Learning Academy North or South?

A: For the South location please call (414) 384-7825. 

For the North location please call (414) 873-8940. 

If you are enrolling your child(ren) using Milwaukee County Assistance you may use our provider and location numbers as follows: 

North Site Provider# 3000575073-005

South Site Provider# 3000575073-002

Q: How do I enroll at JO’S Learning Academy K4-3rd Grade North?

A: To register for school age you may call (414) 873-8940 or submit an inquiry on the parent Contact Form link. 

You will need the following documents to complete enrollment: 

  • Child Birth Certificate (child must by 4 by September 1)
  • Proof of Residency (current utility bill, signed lease, government letters (TANF, SSI, Foodshare, W2)
  • Proof of Income (W2 statements, Federal Income Tax Return)
  • Immunization Records

Q: Is a copayment required for childcare? Are there any other fees?

A: Yes. Our parents are required to pay a $40 monthly copayment fee per family.

Q: Are you open on holidays or when school is not in session?

A: No. Our center is closed during most observed holidays and during severe, inclement weather. Keep in mind that if Milwaukee Public Schools is closed, our center will be closed. You can always check with your local news channels for a regular posting of businesses closed.