At a Glance

  • Year Founded: 1955
  • Type of School: Independent, co-educational, day
  • Grades: PreSchool - 8
  • Student age range: 3-14
  • Enrollment: 200
  • Average class size: 11
  • Student-teacher ratio: 6 to 1
  • Faculty: 50
  • Faculty who have been at The Country School for 10 years or more: 50%
  • Faculty with advanced degrees: 70%
  • Campus: 23 acres, village-like layout, surrounded by woodland preserve
  • Interscholastic athletics: Grades 5-8
  • Intramural athletics opportunities for younger students
  • Optional ancillary programs: Before and after-school care,
  • Homework Haven, hot lunch program, Young Musicians
  • Clubs: Robotics, Model UN, Science Olympiad, Math Counts, more
  • Transportation: Free bus service for Madison residents, East bus (fees based on participation)
  • Financial Aid: The Country School is committed to need-based financial aid
  • Percentage of students receiving financial aid: 25%
  • Secondary Schools: The most common secondary school choices for our graduates include Choate Rosemary Hall, Daniel Hand, Hopkins, and The Williams School. Learn more
  • Recent college choices include: American University, Amherst, Barnard, Bates, Boston College, Bowdoin, Brown, Carnegie Mellon, Colby, Colgate, Columbia, Connecticut College, Cornell, Dartmouth, George Washington, Georgia Tech, Harvard, Haverford, Kenyon, Lafayette, MIT, NYU, Oberlin, Princeton, St. Andrews (Scotland), St. Lawrence, Smith, Stanford, Swarthmore, Trinity, Trinity College Dublin, Tulane, UCLA, University of Connecticut, University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas, University of Virginia, University of Wisconsin, Villanova, Wellesley, Wesleyan, Yale.

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