Top 10 Best Madison Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 42 private schools serving 6,331 students in Madison, WI (there are 65 public schools, serving 28,546 public students). 18% of all K-12 students in Madison, WI are educated in private schools (compared to the WI state average of 14%).
The top ranked private schools in Madison, WI include Edgewood Campus School, Hickory Hill Academy and Blessed Sacrament School.
The average tuition cost is $8,651, which is higher than the Wisconsin private school average tuition cost of $5,060.
50% of private schools in Madison, WI are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Madison Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Edgewood Campus School
Edgewood Campus School Photo - 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.
(Catholic)
829 Edgewood College Dr
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 663-4100
Grades: PK-8
| 413 students
Hickory Hill Academy
Hickory Hill Academy Photo - New K-8th Grade School Building Opening August 2023!
(10)
1719 High Point Road
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 845-3245
Grades: NS-8
| 333 students
Abundant Life Christian School
Abundant Life Christian School Photo - Abundant Life Christian School Campus-Aerial View
(Christian)
4901 E Buckeye Road
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 221-1520
Grades: K-12
| 334 students
4100 Nakoma Road, Suite 100
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 535-1085
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
Aldo Leopold Nature Preschool
Alternative School
330 Femrite Dr
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 221-0404
Grades: NS
| 1,000 students
Blessed Sacrament School
(Catholic)
(1)
2112 Hollister Ave
Madison, WI 53726
(608) 233-6155
Grades: PK-8
| 321 students
Eagle School
Eagle School Photo - A great location for learning in and out of the classroom.
Special Program Emphasis
5454 Gunflint Trl
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 273-0309
Grades: K-8
| 262 students
High Point Christian School
High Point Christian School Photo - Our Mascot, Victor E. Eagle
(Christian)
(3)
7702 Old Sauk Rd
Madison, WI 53717
(608) 836-7170
Grades: PK-8
| 261 students
Lighthouse Christian School
Lighthouse Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(1)
6402 Schroeder Rd.
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 441-9408
Grades: NS-8
| 301 students
Our Lady Queen Of Peace School
Our Lady Queen Of Peace School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
418 Holly Ave
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 231-4580
Grades: PK-8
| 447 students
St. Ambrose Academy
St. Ambrose Academy Photo - Small number of students per classroom.
(Catholic)
602 Everglade Drive
Madison, WI 53717
(608) 827-5863
Grades: 6-12
| 102 students
St. Dennis School
(Catholic)
409 Dempsey Rd
Madison, WI 53714
(608) 246-5121
Grades: PK-8
| 237 students
St. Maria Goretti
(Catholic)
5405 Flad Ave
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 271-7551
Grades: PK-8
| 434 students
Walbridge School
Special Education School
(1)
7035 Old Sauk Road
Madison, WI 53717
(608) 833-1338
Grades: 4-12
| 15 students
Amcenter Drive KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
5102 Amcenter Dr
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 416-5280
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Blooming Grove Montessori
Blooming Grove Montessori Photo
Montessori School
4560 Rustic Drive
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 658-9121
Grades: PK-K
| 47 students
Calvary Christian Academy
(Pentecostal)
5301 Commercial Avenue
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 249-6445
Grades: K-9
| 16 students
Capitoland Christian School
(Pentecostal)
3651 Maple Grove Dr
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 845-5433
Grades: PK-1
| 122 students
Charis Classical Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(1)
6602 Dominion Dr
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 250-0551
Grades: K-11
| 124 students
Countryside Montessori Preschool
Daycare / Preschool
721 Northport Drive
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 244-5437
Grades: PK-K
| 58 students
Eastside Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
2310 Independence Lane
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 244-3045
Grades: PK-8
| 134 students
First United Methodist Prescho
Daycare / Preschool (Mennonite)
203 Wisconsin Avenue
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-1772
Grades: PK-K
| 54 students
Holy Cross Lutheran School
(Other Lutheran)
734 Holy Cross Way
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 249-3101
Grades: K-8
| 108 students
Horizon High School
Alternative School
5003 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53705
(608) 442-0935
Grades: 9-12
| 14 students
Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
(Catholic)
4913 Schofield St
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 222-8831
Grades: PK-8
| 199 students
Isthmus Montessori Academy
Montessori School
1402 Pankratz St Ste 300
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 661-8200
Grades: K-9
| 46 students
Madinah Academy Of Madison
(Islamic)
4100 Nakoma Rd.
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 274-9985
Grades: PK-6
| 65 students
Madison Baptist Academy
(Baptist)
2323 Portage Rd
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 249-0941
Grades: 1-12
| 37 students
Madison Waldorf School
Special Program Emphasis
6510 Schroeder Rd
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 270-9005
Grades: PK-7
| 88 students
Montessori Childrens House
Montessori School
5530 Medical Cir
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 273-8600
Grades: PK-K
| 54 students
Northside Kindercare
Northside Kindercare Photo - Londonderry KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
2017 Londonderry Dr.
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 249-3393
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Old Sauk Road KinderCare
Old Sauk Road KinderCare Photo - Our guest of honor on military appreciation day reading the Preschool class a story
Daycare / Preschool
7126 Old Sauk Rd.
Madison, WI 53717
(608) 831-1223
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Operation Fresh Start
Vocational/Technical School
2670 Milwaukee St
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 244-4721
Grades: Inquire with school
| 38 students
Our Redeemer Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
1701 McKenna Blvd
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 274-2830
Grades: PK-8
| 128 students
Raymond Road KinderCare
Raymond Road KinderCare Photo - Prekindergarten Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
6726 Raymond Rd.
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 271-0775
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Madison, WI?
The top ranked private schools in Madison, WI include Edgewood Campus School, Hickory Hill Academy and Blessed Sacrament School.
How many private schools are located in Madison, WI?
42 private schools are located in Madison, WI.
How much do private schools cost in Madison, WI?
The average tuition cost is $8,651, which is higher than the Wisconsin private school average tuition cost of $5,060.
How diverse are private schools in Madison, WI?
Madison, WI private schools are approximately 23% minority students, which is lower than the Wisconsin private school average of 34%.
What percentage of students in Madison, WI go to private school?
18% of all K-12 students in Madison, WI are educated in private schools (compared to the WI state average of 14%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Madison, WI?
50% of private schools in Madison, WI are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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