Operation Fresh Start Inc

1925 Winnebago St,
Madison, WI, 53704-0608
Tel: (608)244-4721
Many OFS participants come to the OFS classroom having experienced failure in traditional schools.
OFS¡¯ goal is to help students overcome fear and frustration they often feel toward school work.
OFS provides an individualized learning environment in which certified teachers and skilled tutors provide small group and one-on-one instruction.
The teacher/student ratio for most lessons is 1:5.
For those studying the Basic Skills Curriculum, the ratio is 1:1.
Typically, OFS students spend 2-4 hours daily in the classroom and the remainder of the day on the service site.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 40 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 65%
State avg.: 26%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hope Academy (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Cross Lutheran School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Cross Lutheran School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Madison Holy Cross Lutheran School
    (Other Lutheran)
    2670 Milwaukee St
    Madison , WI , 53704
    (608)249-3101
    (Other Lutheran)
    0.8  mi  |  86  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Madison
    St. Dennis School
    (Roman Catholic)
    409 Dempsey Rd
    Madison , WI , 53714
    (608)246-5121
    (Roman Catholic)
    2  mi  |  242  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Madison
    Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    4913 Schofield Street
    Madison , WI , 53716
    (608)222-8831
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.1  mi  |  167  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Madison
    Hope Academy    
    Alternative School
    1310 Mendota St Ste 118
    Madison , WI , 53714
    (608)327-8150
    Alternative School
    2.6  mi  |  6  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Madison
    Horizon High School
    Alternative School
    Po Box 45045
    Madison , WI , 53744
    (608)442-0935
    Alternative School
    2.6  mi  |  9  students  |  Gr.  10-12

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