Community Profile

  • The School District of Kettle Moraine is located 30 miles west of Milwaukee in Waukesha County. In the midst of farms, lakes, and beautiful rolling hills, Kettle Moraine boasts a historic tradition and strong community interest in high quality education. Formed in 1967, and covering 90 square miles, the district includes many lakes and golf courses, the Glacial Drumlin Trail, the National Ice Age Scenic Trail, and several thousand acres of the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. Biking, hiking, rollerblading, snowmobiling, horseback riding, boating, fishing, and cross-country skiing are among a few of the area residents' favorite activities.


    The Kettle Moraine community contributes to, and participates in, the high quality of life associated with the nearby metropolitan Milwaukee area. Cultural and social opportunities abound with the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Milwaukee Public Museum, the world-famous Milwaukee County Zoo, The Wisconsin Center, American Family Field, the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Summerfest, year-round ethnic festivals, and outstanding restaurants. The Milwaukee County Medical Complex is nationally recognized for its comprehensive services.


    The metropolitan area also boasts many two- and four-year colleges and universities, including Alverno, Phoenix, Cardinal Stritch, Carroll, Concordia, Milwaukee Area and Waukesha County Technical Colleges, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Marquette University, University of Wisconsin-Waukesha, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


    Interstate-94 bisects the district and provides direct access to Milwaukee's Mitchell International Airport, Madison, and Chicago.


    Local Government 
    Village of Wales
    City of Delafield
    Town of Delafield
    Village of Dousman
    Town of Eagle
    Oconomowoc (City)
    Waukesha County
    Town of Genesee
    Village of North Prairie
    Town of Ottawa
    Town of Sullivan
    Village of Summit
    Oconomowoc (Town)


    Area Chambers of Commerce

    Public & Private Organizations
    Local On-line Library Services

    Three PILLARS Retirement Community
    Lake Country Online (Information guide to KM area)
    The Lake Country Reporter
    Kettle Moraine Index

    Oconomowoc Focus
    Waukesha Freeman