5.00 (2 reviews)
- Wingra School is a small, independent day school providing a child-centered, progressive education for children ages 5 to 14 in the greater Madison area. Each day Wingra`s nurturing and professional teachers invite students to learn deeply, think creatively, and act compassionately.
- Wingra provides an education for the world that is and the world that could be. Schedule a visit today!.
|School Type||Alternative School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other school association(s)|
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||133 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 28%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||12 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||6 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
from Running to Pokemon., Rotating Offerings of Clubs on a Variety of Interests
Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choir, Grad Senior Choir, Rock & Jazz Band
- WHAT WE BELIEVE ABOUT EDUCATIONWe are a progressive
We see children as individuals and encourage them to be deep thinkers and wonderers who ask questions.We respect childhood.
We honor the age, developmental stage, interests and capabilities of each of our students, ages 5-14.We foster self-directed learners.
We believe children are active constructors of their own knowledge and we equip them to participate in learning in authentic, purposeful and meaningful ways.We plant seeds of positive social change.
We teach tolerance, conflict resolution, appreciation for different points of view, listening skills and advocacy.We build integrated thematic units of study.
Students experience connections between the sciences, arts, literacy, mathematics and technology.We invite children to see the whole world as their classroom.
We draw upon the expertise in our community and the abundant resources around us to enrich our program.We offer a low student to teacher ratio in every multi-age classroom.
Our staff also includes specialists in the areas of art, library, music, physical education, Spanish and technology.Learn more about our school and philosophy at www.wingraschool.org.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Madison Grades: K-12 | 252 students
4901 E Buckeye Road
Madison, WI 53716
(608)221-1520 6.9 K-12
- Madison Grades: K-8 | 259 students
5454 Gunflint Trl
Madison, WI 53711
(608)273-0309 3.1 K-8
- Madison Grades: K-8 | 291 students
829 Edgewood College Dr
Madison, WI 53711
(608)663-4100 0.7 K-8
Wingra is a small, welcoming community of thoughtful, dedicated, creative educators. My children are taught to be thinkers and doers at Wingra. They are given regular opportunities to express themselves freely, to lead, to follow, to be challenged and to consider many viewpoints. My daughters both went to public school for elementary, so we have something to compare. My eldest is now back at our neighborhood public high school and she is thriving academically. She knows how to advocate for what she needs, thanks to Wingra. My youngest is still at Wingra and she loves going to school each day. We are so lucky to have Wingra for our kids!
- Posted by Parent - gring
The school approach is great for my child. I am so glad I found this school in Madison!
- Posted by Parent - cbdpr
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