Madison Country Day School

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5606 River Rd

Waunakee, WI 53597

(608) 850-6000

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Grades: PK - 12

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 401

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Madison Country Day School

Our children go to Madison Country Day School. We chose the school for high academic standards. Since we have entered the school we have grown to love it for the community at MCDS. The character integrity taught to the students surpasses the schools academic reputation. We love MCDS.

Posted by a parent on 09/05/14

Our daughter is in 3rd grade at Madison Country Day School. When we approached the school for admission in 1st grade, they bent over backwards to get us in. They offered us financial assistance, which we needed. The year after, all that changed. They had someone ready to pay the full tuition so they ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/05/13

Absolutely amazing! Our daughter is getting an education far beyond what the public system offers. It's the way school should be, a place kids love to go, rather than a dreaded institution lacking a sense of community. MCDS is all that they say it is, and our daughter is skyrocketing. I'm simply amazed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/13

Excellent school. We have 2 kids at MCDS for the last 10 years and very pleased with their progress. The tution is expensive but the quality of education is worth it. Excellent IB program for all around development of students. Highly recommended.

Posted by a parent on 08/26/13

I cannot recommend this school for any family who values academics. The leadership of the school is horrible. They say the right things but do none of them.

Posted by a parent on 06/06/13

We chose to come to MCDS after experiencing a public school in our neighborhood that is known to be one of the best. The teachers we had were good but very stretched with children who needed extra attention behaviorally or academically. Because my child did not he didn't get a lot of attention. Since ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/29/13

We're entering our 3rd year at MCDS, with 1 child currently enrolled & another on the way. We spent a lot of time researching prior to enrollment. I cannot say enough good things about the faculty, staff, curriculum and culture. The students are engaged and inspired -creatively and intellectually - on ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/15/13

Our child is in her third year at MCDS and we couldn't be happier with the school. It is academically challenging -- no doubt -- but a child need not be a genius to succeed. Motivation to learn, with strong parental support, is really the key. Because of the low student-to-teacher ratio, teachers are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/20/12

We have lived in other areas of the country, and our child has attended private and public schools. This was by far the worst experience we had. The principal and administration are unable to handle very serious disciplinary and legal issues but are quite good at writing dress code manuals. I would like ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/29/12

I cannot say enough good things about this school. We actually moved our daughter from the strongest public school district in Dane County after seeing the experience our youngest had in Pre-K at MCDS. And I have to say there is absolutely no comparison between the type of education she has received ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/13/12

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Waunakee schools — Madison Country Day School is located at 5606 River Rd, Waunakee WI 53597. 5606 River Rd is in the 53597 ZIP code in Waunakee, WI Madison Country Day School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 12.
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