MCDS Online Summer Tech Camp

We teamed up with Black Rocket to offer immersive weekly tech courses guided by live, online instructors. Lots of options!

Now Enrolling for Fall 2020!

Our campus may be closed, but your MCDS admissions experience is not. Customize your virtual admissions experience or take a virtual tour.

MCDS Class of 2020 IB Art Exhibition

At the end of the IB art course, each art senior creates a personalized website to showcase their art and investigation projects completed during their two‑year art program at MCDS.

40-acre campus on the lake

MCDS is located on Cherokee Lake. Our campus features a well-kept, secure facility; modern science labs; expansive gymnasium; inspiring classrooms; Makerspace; dedicated music rooms; athletic fields; track; prairie; and access to Yahara River. 

academically challenging

intellectually stimulating

personally enriching

Madison Country Day School is Dane County’s only independentprivate Pre‑K‑12 school, offering a challenging and comprehensive college‑preparatory education, including the Madison area’s only International Baccalaureate program.

About MCDS

Academic Excellence begins with a Rigorous, World‑Class Curriculum

An inspiring learning environment is critical for maintaining our academic standards. Our esteemed faculty exuberantly share their knowledge and love for learning on a daily basis, our students embody our everyday lessons of respect, acceptance and understanding, and our dedicated parents provide the home the support children need for success.

MCDS is an IB World School and accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). Financial Aid is available. Visit our Fast Facts page for details including average class size, enrollment numbers and more.

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MCDS Re-Entry Plans

Our planning for the 2020-2021 school year is well underway and we intend to begin on our scheduled date of August 24 (as noted in our Abridged Calendar) on campus.

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