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Growing Lifelong Learners Since 1972

Joining Wingra School

We are honored you are considering Wingra for your family.

Children are the heart of our program. We are excited to share our school, community, and educational philosophy with you. Through this process, which includes a tour, application, and student visit, we will get to know each other and identify how Wingra can meet your educational goals.


Begin your exploration with a visit! Come to an Open House or schedule an individual school tour with Rachel Weinberg, our Admissions Coordinator.


There are three components to the application:

  1. Student Application Form — to be filled out by parents. Download the Student Application Form (.pdf).
  2. Teacher Comment Form — to be filled out by your child’s current teacher anytime after January of the year for which you are applying. Forms are specific for the age of the student applicant. Download the Teacher Comment Form for K–5th Grade (.pdf) | Teacher Comment Form for 6–8th Grades (.pdf)
  3. Application Fee — $100 upon submission of an application.

Applications should be sent to:
Rachel Weinberg
Director of Admissions & Programming
Wingra School
718 Gilmore Street
Madison, WI  53711
Digital versions accepted:

Student Visit

Nothing can replace the opportunity for your child to experience Wingra in person! Upon receipt of your completed application, you and Rachel will coordinate a visit for your child.

Rachel will communicate with you throughout this process.
Following your child’s visit, she will share options for enrollment.

Tuition Assistance

Wingra School awards tuition assistance to approximately 20% of our families per year, ranging from 10% to 50% of the cost of tuition. Please apply by March 15.

Thank you again for taking the time to learn about Wingra School. Please be in touch anytime with questions or for support throughout this process. 

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