A Catholic middle school and high school using classical education methods of Socratic dialogue, and original source documents.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 96 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,400
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Ambrose Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Year Founded
2003

Student Body

Total Students
96 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
St. Ambrose Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
38%
Average Class Size
12 students
Advanced Courses
Advanced Calculus, Advanced Chemistry, Biology
Average ACT score
29

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
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.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 96 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,400
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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