Madison Country Day School

5606 River Road
Waunakee, WI 53597-0535
     Tel: (608)850-6000
        
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 362 students
In 1997, a small group of independent-minded students, families and community members launched a school like none other in Madison—a school founded on the premise that imagination and learning go forward hand-in-hand when linked with high standards and the best of a world-renowned curriculum.
At Madison Country Day School, it is our guiding mission and promise to provide an intellectually stimulating, personally enriching and academically challenging program in the liberal arts and sciences to an able and diverse student body; measure the curriculum and student achievement against the finest programs in the world; and contribute to the larger community by developing effective educational programs to serve as models for other public and private schools.
MCDS sets for its students the highest standards of academic achievement, intellectual growth, ethical awareness and behavior, athletic endeavor and sportsmanship, extracurricular involvement and service to others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 362 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 29%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Madison Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 55%
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Dana Asmuth

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCrew,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. basketball, cross country, soccer, track, volleyball basketball, cross country, soccer, track, volleyball,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Madison Baptist Academy (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Countryside Montessori Preschool (1.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Countryside Montessori Preschool (1.7 miles away)
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  • MadisonCountryside Montessori Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    721 Northport Drive
    MadisonWI 53704
    (608)244-5437
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.7 mi | 58 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • WaunakeeSt John The Baptist Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    114 E 3rd St
    WaunakeeWI 53597
    (608)849-5325
      (Roman Catholic)
    3.8 mi | 198 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • MadisonMadison Baptist Academy
      (Baptist)
    2323 Portage Rd
    MadisonWI 53704
    (608)249-0941
      (Baptist)
    4.4 mi | 37 students | Gr. 4-11                      
  • MadisonEastside Lutheran School
      (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    2310 Independence Lane
    MadisonWI 53704
    (608)244-3045
      (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    4.7 mi | 169 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MadisonHope Academy
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    1310 Mendota St Ste 118
    MadisonWI 53714
    (608)327-8150
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    4.8 mi | 6 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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