Edgewood Campus School

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Edgewood Campus School Photo #1 - Edgewood Campus School is a thriving Catholic school that offers a well-rounded and rigorous education. We are committed to deepening knowledge, honoring individuality, enhancing personal awareness, fostering strength of character, and building global connections.
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Edgewood Campus School Photo #1 - Edgewood Campus School is a thriving Catholic school that offers a well-rounded and rigorous education. We are committed to deepening knowledge, honoring individuality, enhancing personal awareness, fostering strength of character, and building global connections.
Edgewood Campus School Photo #2 - The heartbeat of our school is synchronized to the educational values of the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters: truth, compassion, justice, community, and partnership. We challenge our students to reach their fullest potential as we nurture their desire to learn. We believe that all children are capable of greatness, and we strive to instill a lifelong love of learning.
Edgewood Campus School Photo #3 - Our magnificent park-like playground is located on the shores of Lake Wingra.
Edgewood Campus School Photo #4 - Mighty oak trees, some almost 300 years old, add to the serenity and majesty of our stunning play yard.
Edgewood Campus School Photo #5 - Edgewood Campus School and Edgewood College join in scientific study researching endangered and invasive species in Lake Wingra. The program is a place-based collaboration between sister schools that share the 55-acre campus located just 10 blocks west of the University of Wisconsin - Madison campus.
Edgewood Campus School Photo #6 - Our mission for science education is to foster in our students knowledge, beliefs, skills, and concepts that further our vision and constitute basic science literacy. Edgewood Campus School, Edgewood High School, and Edgewood College faculty collaborate in planning and implementing the science curriculum. Our vision is that science is a way to investigate, celebrate, and care for God's creations.
Edgewood Campus School Photo #7 - Everyday our faculty and staff members work to find the greatness in each child. Gifts and talents that are hidden in the core academic areas often flourish in our year-around art, vocal music, band, physical education, Spanish, library, technology and guidance classes.
Edgewood Campus School Photo #8 - ECS is a member of the Madison Independent Schools League, competing with other area private and Catholic schools in cross country, volleyball, basketball, softball and track. All students are encouraged to participate in athletics. The emphasis is on playing the game for fun and teamwork, as well as learning the life skill of winning and loosing with grace.
Edgewood Campus School Photo #9 - In the fall of 2018, the middle school moved into brand new facilities within Edgewood High School. This area is home to 6th, 7th and 8th grade homerooms and core classrooms.
  • Edgewood Campus School a private Catholic school founded in 1881 by the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters.
  • We offer all day 4 and 5 year-old kindergarten and grades 1 - 8.
  • We welcome children of all faiths, nationalities, and cultural traditions.
  • Our school takes great pride in offering the best private education in the greater Madison area. Our 55-acre campus is situated in a park-like setting on the shore of beautiful Lake Wingra in Madison, Wisconsin.
  • We share the campus with our sister schools, Edgewood High School and Edgewood College.
  • Our mission is to provide the highest quality education for your child.
  • Our actions are grounded in the Sinsinawa Dominican Catholic educational values of truth, compassion, justice, community, and partnership.
  • As your child grows in self-knowledge, self-awareness, and self-esteem, these values guide them to learn respect for themselves, others, and our world.
  • At Edgewood Campus School we seek to find the greatness in each child.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1881

Student Body

Total Students291 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 28%
Students by GradeEdgewood Campus School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size22 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(all colors are approved no graphics no logos )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,200
Tuition Notesall day 4K through grade 8 - $8,200
% on Financial Aid
10%
Admissions DirectorSally Drea

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Brownie Girl Scouts, Chess Scholars, Destination Imagination, Guitar Stars, Knitting Club, Leadership Council, Let's Build It - Engineering, Let's Code It - Programming, Math League, Middle School Book Club, Safety Patrol, Science Explorers, Science Olympiad Jr., Student Council, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Boys' Choir, First Act Children's Theater, Girls' Choir, Middle School Spring Musical, Smart Start Art, Stage Stars

Recreational Athletic Programs:
League Sports

School Notes

  • Application Process We accept applications throughout the year with meetings and tours for prospective students beginning in fall. Registration begins in late January. Consideration for students on the application list begins after current students have been registered for the next school year. The following items are required to begin the application process: 1)Completed application form  2)Share birth certificate or passport for review  3)Copies of report cards for the past 3 years  4)Copies of standardized test results  5)Copies of EIP or 504 evaluations  6)Meet with the admissions director for a school and campus tour  7)Schedule a classroom visit or shadow day for the student.

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