St. Ambrose Academy

602 Everglade Drive,
Madison, WI, 53717
Tel: (608)827-5863
Grades: 6 - 12 | 84 students
A Catholic middle school and high school using classical education methods of Socratic dialogue, and original source documents.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 84 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St. Ambrose Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 38%
Average Class Size 12 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Advanced Calculus, Advanced Chemistry, Biology  
Average ACT score 29

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,400
Tuition Notes Significant tuition reductions for multiple students enrolled from same family.
% on Financial Aid 50%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
FootballSoccer,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama, Forensics, Student Council Drama, Forensics, Student Council,

School Notes:

  • The St. Ambrose curriculum is designed to provide an outstanding foundation in the critical academic disciplines of math, science, history, literature, logic, rhetoric, composition, and language, crowned by regular study of and growth in the Faith. Our approach to learning includes in-depth study of the classical works of the western world and the great works of Christendom. Our religion studies focus on the analysis and understanding of the Scriptures and significant Church documents (such as papal encyclicals and the Catechism). Our classes revolve around discussion, debate, presentations, and regular papers. A Classical Education is Accessible! Our dedicated faculty use a variety of methods to give our students the tools they need to master our curriculum with an enthusiasm that comes from true understanding of the profound ideas of the ages. Works are studied in an introductory manner suited to the intellectual capacity of the students; students are not expected to display exceptional ability or college-level understanding. One of the characteristics of "great books" is that they are accessible, like Sacred Scripture, on a wide variety of levels. One needs no specialized training to see their beauty and experience their power.

  • Profile last updated: 05/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Edgewood High School (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walbridge School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Childrens House (2.2 miles away)
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