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Edgewood is a Catholic co-educational school founded in 1881 by the Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa. Edgewood educates the whole student for a lifetime of learning, service and personal responsibility through a rigorous curriculum based in the values of truth, compassion, justice, community and partnership. Enrollment is open to students regardless of educational or religious background. The curriculum is college preparatory, with a modified modular system of class scheduling that provides flexibility and promoting independent learning. The high school lies on the shores of Lake Wingra alongside its sister elementary school and college.

School Type:
  • Private Day School
State: Wisconsin
City: Madison
Affiliation: Catholic
Grades Accepted:
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
School Size: 497
Average Class Size: 19
Student Body:
  • Co-ed
Program Duration:
  • Full Academic Year
Application Deadline: June 1
  • No
Dresscode: Dress Code Required
Price: $$
Graduation Allowed:
  • Yes
Graduation After 1 Year:
  • No
AP Classes:
  • Yes
AP Classes Offered:
  • English
  • Foreign Language
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Technology

Computer Science Principles, English Literature and Composition, French, Latin, Spanish, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, European History, US History

College Prep/Honors Classes:
  • Yes

Edgewood’s graduates are ready to excel, with about 95% of them directly entering higher education. Recent graduating classes have been offered $8 million or more in collegiate scholarships. About half of Edgewood graduates attend Top 100 US colleges and universities, and nearly 1 in 3 enroll at UW-Madison

IB Program:
  • No
  • No
Foreign Languages:
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Graduation Rate: 100
College Acceptance Rate: 98
University Acceptances:

(Partial List) Albion College Alverno College Augustana University Ball State University Barnard College, Columbia University Baylor University Boston College Bradley University Butler University Carleton College Carroll University Carthage College Catholic University of America Clemson University College of the Holy Cross Colorado School of Mines Colorado State University-Fort Collins Creighton University Depaul University Drake University

Boys Sports:
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Swim
  • Dive
  • Lacrosse
  • Golf
  • Cross Country
  • Track
  • Tennis
  • Hockey
Girls Sports:
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Swim
  • Dive
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Cross Country
  • Track
  • Tennis
  • Hockey
  • Gymnastics

Almost 75% of EHS students are on an athletic team, and 60% are involved in three sports! At Edgewood, athletic teams are accessible and an easy way to make good friends. The strength of our Crusaders program is shown in a record that includes 35 WIAA State Championships.

Arts Offerings:

Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media, Architectural Drawing and Design, Ceramics, Commercial Art and Design, Jewelry and Sculpture, Photography, Photography, Art Assistantship, Edgewood Chorus, Concert Choir, Crusader Singers Show Choir, Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz Orchestra, Piano, History of American Popular Music, Music Assistantship, Music Independent Study, Mass Band Independent Study, Acting

Our new Performing Arts Center will provide an unparalleled experience for all students interested in music or the dramatic arts. Students regularly perform the highest level of music at festivals and have accumulated more than 75 Jerry Awards for high school musical theater.

Extra Curricular

Amnesty International, Black Student Union, Book Club, Close-Up, Edgewood Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Green Edge Environmental Club, Junior Classica League, Key Club, LINK Crew, Math Team, Multicultural Club, National Latin Honor Society, Ping Pong Club, Programming Club, Science Olympiad, Ski Club, Sociedad Honoria Hispanica, S.T.A.R., Strategy Games Club, Ultimate Frisbee

Community Information
City Population: 255,214
Weather: Summers are warm and wet; the winters are freezing, dry, and windy.
Nearby Cities: Milwaukee, Wisconsin (80 miles); Chicago, Illinois (147 miles)
Nearest Airport: Dane County Regional Airport
Local Attractions:

Lakes, Henry Villas Zoo, Madison Art Exhibition, Museums, Gardens, Outdoor Recreation, Shopping, Farmers Market

Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the seat of Dane County. Located on an isthmus between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona, the city is home to the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the Wisconsin State Capitol, Henry Vilas Zoo, lakes, and an extensive network of parks and bike trails. Madison has historically been a center for progressive political activity, protests, and demonstrations. The presence of the University of Wisconsin–Madison (the largest employer in the state) as well as other educational institutions has a significant impact on the economy, culture, and demographics of Madison.

2219 Monroe Street, Madison, WI, USA, Wisconsin, USA 53711