Population: 14,122 (2014)
Area: 2.131 square miles
Whitefish Bay is a bustling, tight-knit village of tree-lined streets and beautiful parks. It is a community of lifelong residents, filled with landmark businesses and local staples that lend themselves to the sense of pride that comes with living in Whitefish Bay. The village is home to some of the best schools Wisconsin has to offer, including the state’s number one high school. Whitefish Bay is a Bird City Wisconsin and a Tree City USA.
Whitefish Bay’s schools are among the best in the state. Whitefish Bay High School is ranked as the best high school in Wisconsin, and the 45th Best STEM High School in the U.S. by U.S News and World Report in 2016. The Whitefish Bay School District is ranked fifth in the state by Niche (a neighborhood and school review site). There are also several private Catholic and Jewish grade schools, including the 8th Best Catholic High School in Wisconsin as ranked by U.S. News and World Report, Dominican High School.
For families with young children, several excellent nursery schools are available.
- Whitefish Bay Schools
- Holy Family Parish School
- Saint Monica School
- Dominican High School
- Shorewood-Whitefish Bay Nursery School
- Bright Beginnings
- Connie's Sunshine Learning Center
Whitefish Bay is the gem of the North Shore when it comes to outdoor recreation. Ten beautiful parks with green space, playgrounds, and sports facilities are scattered throughout the village streets. Fancy a bike ride? Nearly every house in Whitefish Bay has a park within easy riding distance. For kids, Whitefish Bay offers sports programs for everything from gymnastics to golf.
Whitefish Bay is also home to a wide variety of businesses and eateries. The Bayshore Town Center is the North Shore’s largest shopping mall - look there for big stores like H&M and Barnes and Noble. Surrounding Bayshore along Silver Spring Drive, smaller local businesses abound.
Check out Fox Bay Movie Theater for dinner and the latest blockbuster! Jack Pandl’s Whitefish Bay Inn is the place for a traditional sit-down dinner - the German-American fare there has been a village staple for over 100 years.
- The Whitefish Bay Women's Club
- The Whitefish Bay Garden Club
- The Whitefish Bay Runners Club
- The Whitefish Bay Swim Team
- The North Shore Newcomers Association
- Whitefish Bay Civic Foundation
- Whitefish Bay Players, which is a community theater
- Whitefish Bay Library
- Jewish Community Center
WHITEFISH BAY PARKS
- Armory Park
- Big Bay Park
- Buckley Park
- Cahill Square Park
- Estabrook Park
- Klode Park
- Lydell Community Park
- Old School House Park
- Silver Spring Park
- Water Tower Park
See Whitefish Bay featured on the PBS program Around the Corner with John McGivern
WHY WHITEFISH BAY?
More than just a place to rest your head at night, the Whitefish Bay community is a remarkable place to live, work, and play. With annual events like the Whitefish Bay 4th of July parade and the Whitefish Bay 5k/Fun Run, there’s hardly a shortage of activities to do on the weekend!
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WHAT IS MY WHITEFISH BAY HOME WORTH?
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