Proud Heritage - Students of Achievement

Mission Statement

The mission of Homestead High School is to equip all students with transferable skills, promote academic independence, foster social responsibility, and inspire a passion for learning.

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Our Principal

Mr. Brett Bowers


Mr. Brett Bowers                                  
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Our Highlights

Exceptional Results

  • Homestead is one of only three high schools in the state to earn back-to-back top ratings on Wisconsin's state report card: "significantly exceeds expectations."
  • Eighteen members of the Class of 2014 were invited to compete in the National Merit Scholarship competition.  Fourteen students have been named National Merit Semi-finalists.
  • In the spring of 2014, Homestead students wrote nearly 800 Advanced Placement exams, 85% of those exams earning a score of three or higher.  Over their high school careers, more than 52% of the Class of 2014 scored a three or higher on at least one AP test.  
  • For seven consecutive years, Homestead's average composite ACT score has been 25.0 or higher.  Nintey-two percent of graduates from the Class of 2013 took the ACT.

Our Graduates

  • Over 90% of Homestead graduates attend four-year colleges and universities or two-year vocational/technical colleges.
  • Graduates from the Class of 2014 are attending a range of top-tier universities including the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, the University of Notre Dame, Vanderbilt University, Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Pennsylvania, Duke University, Brown University, Harvard College, Middlebury College, and Rice University.  Homestead remains one of the state's top feeders into the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Homestead High School
5000 West Mequon Road
Mequon, Wisconsin 53092
Phone (262) 238-5900
Fax (262) 238-5633

News & Announcements

  • Baseball Team Brings Home Silver
    Congratulations to Coach Ernie Millard and the members of the boys varsity baseball team for their runner-up performance in the WIAA Summer Baseball State Tournament. Go, Highlanders!
  • Boys Golf Team Brings Home Gold
    Congratulations to Coach Steve O'Brien and the members of the Homestead boys golf team for capturing the 2014 Division I State Team Championship. Homestead last won the tournament in 2006. Go, Highlanders!
  • Journalists Earn Awards
    For the second time in three years, "The Highlander" has won the $1,000 First Award in General Excellence from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association. Also, Anna Kreynin won a First Award in Feature Writing for her article titled, " Weighing pros and cons of youth sports." Aaron Glazer's article "Paying for performance" won a Second Award for General Reporting, and the Investigative Team of Sydney Benson and Brittany Emond won a Second Award for their "Revealing the truth" articles. Go, Highlanders!
  • Homestead Named Advanced Placement Pacesetter School
    The Wisconsin Advanced Placement Advisory Council (WAPAC) recently named Homestead a Pacesetter school due to students' widespread participation in AP testing coupled with their high rate of success on those exams.
  • Homestead Named Among America's Most Challenging High Schools
    The Washington Post recognizes Homestead High School as one of the most challenging high schools in America. Please click on the blue link for the entire story.
  • Publications Program Earns Honors
    "The Highlander" newspaper placed fifth in the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) Best of Show competition at the National Journalism Convention in San Diego on April 12. Editor-in-chief Katie Bandurski earned the highest ranking ("Superior") in editorial writing in the Journalism Education Association (JEA) write-off competition on April 13. Go, Highlanders!
  • Registration for the 2014-2015 School Year
    Registration Day has been set! Registration will occur in the Homestead cafeteria on Thursday, August 14 from 8:00 - 2:00 and from 4:00 - 8:00.
  • MTSD VIDEO: A Look Inside Our Schools
    The Mequon-Thiensville School District created a video to give prospective new families and community members a video snapshot of who we are and what we offer.
  • Homestead Daily Announcements Hotline:
    Parents or students who want to hear the daily announcements can call 262-238-5815 anytime after 11:00 that day.


September 2 - Tuesday
07:25 AM - First day of school for Homestead High School
September 3 - Wednesday
06:30 PM - New Family Orientation
September 8 - Monday
07:00 PM - Working Board Meeting
September 12 - Friday
Freshman Student Tailgate Event
September 18 - Thursday
08:15 AM - Junior Coffee
09:00 AM - PTSO Meeting