University Lake School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia/Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1956
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students280 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeUniversity Lake School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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 score27
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPreprimary JK3, JK4, SK5 $6,075 - $13,100 depending on session selected. 1st - 4th Grade $15,100 5th - 7th Grade $16,100 8th - 12th Grade $17,250
% on Financial Aid
50%
Admissions DirectorAngie Wenger

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsAlpine 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.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Gang Green (Literary Arts Magazine), Laker Service Club, Math Olympiad, Math Team, Student Government, Trig-Star Contest, UW-Platteville Model Bridge Contest

Arts and Music Programs:
Handbell Choir, Musical Theater Production, Play Production, Rock and Roll Academy

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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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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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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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