University Lake School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
4024 Nagawicka Road P.O. Box 290
Hartland, WI 53029
Tel: (262)367-6011
Grades: PK-12 | 281 students
  • University Lake School doesn`t just create 100% college accepted students at highly competitive universities.
  • Our belief is that every student has untapped brilliance that simply needs to be cultivated.
  • At ULS, we exist to bring out that individual brilliance.
  • With award-winning faculty, an intimate learning environment and a belief in shaping the unique gifts of students, ULS is more than just challenging academics.
  • Here, curiosity is rewarded, academia is expressed in and out of the classroom and students have the opportunity to engage across a wide range of extracurricular activities on a stunning 180-acre campus.
  • What we really teach at ULS is the power of resourcefulness and the ability for students to shape their destiny by putting their education in their own hands.At ULS, we bring out brilliance.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia/Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1956

Student Body

Total Students 281 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade University Lake School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Economics, AP English Composition, AP English Literature, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Portfolio Art, AP Spanish, AP US History, AP World History
Average ACT score 29
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Preprimary JK3, JK4, SK5 $5,050 - $12,200 depending on session selected. 1st - 4th Grade $15,100 5th - 7th Grade $16,100 8th - 12th Grade $17,250
% on Financial Aid
54%
Admissions Director Deb Smith

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
DivingField Hockey,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSailing,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Gang Green (Literary Arts Magazine), Handbell Choir, Laker Service Club, Math Olympiad, Math Team, Musical Theater Production, Play Production, Rock and Roll Academy, Student Government, Trig-Star Contest, UW-Platteville Model Bridge Contest Chess Club, Handbell Choir, Math Olympiad, Math Team, Gang Green (Literary Arts Magazine),
Laker Service Club,
Musical Theater Production,
Play Production,
Rock and Roll Academy,
Student Government,
Trig-Star Contest,
UW-Platteville Model Bridge Contest,

School Notes

  • University Lake School is a college preparatory environment educating JK3 through 12th grade students.  ULS doesn`t just create 100% college accepted students at highly competitive universities. Our belief is that every student has untapped brilliance that simply needs to be cultivated. At ULS, we exist to bring out that individual brilliance. With award-winning faculty, an intimate learning environment and a belief in shaping the unique gifts of students, ULS is more than just challenging academics. Here, curiosity is rewarded, academia is expressed in and out of the classroom and students have the opportunity to engage across a wide range of extracurricular activities on a stunning 180-acre campus. What we really teach at ULS is the power of resourcefulness and the ability for students to shape their destiny by putting their education in their own hands. At ULS, we bring out brilliance!
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  5/17/2016
My kid's education is simply amazing. If they stay the course, they have the ability to get into any college in the country. In addition, they enjoy going. We have so many other good options for education. ULS is simply a notch above.
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5  7/24/2015
Fabulous school. Great teachers. Focused on creating well-rounded individuals: academics, sports, arts and more importantly, respectfulness, community service, leadership - those soft skills that really make a person successful in life. College guidance program is exceptional.
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