Madison offers a thriving educational system. Our commitment to education starts
at the beginning and continues through college. A variety of educational opportunities
exist in Madison from an excellent public school system to a selection of private
schools. Madison provides a well-rounded education for all ages.
Dakota State University
University is nationally recognized for its advancement in technology. Dakota
State is a small school making big ideas an affordable reality bringing the latest
thinking, teaching and technology to students. An education at Dakota State provides
the know-how and one-on-one attention that give you a distinct advantage.
Madison Public Schools
Central School District's mission is to educate all students to fully
achieve their personal and academic potential as lifelong learners skilled in communication,
problem solving and global responsibility. From elementary through high school,
students receive personal attention and quality education to help them succeed throughout
St. Thomas School
Catholic School provides personal, one-on-one attention to students in pre-school
through 5th grade to more fully develop his or her intelligence and creativity.
Daily school activities are a planned integration of religious and social values.
The curriculum emphasizes mathematics, science, English, social studies, reading
and computer science.
Madison Christian School
School is not associated or supported by any one denomination. Madison Christian
seeks to unite and support Christian families in the community. Madison Christian
was founded in 2001 as a South Dakota non-profit educational and religious organization.
The school teaches grades K-8.
AIM High is an alternative high school
established to give students who are not succeeding in the traditional classroom
the opportunity to earn a regular high school diploma. AIM offers small class sizes
with individual attention, individualized and self-paced instruction and a fresh
start with a clean reputation in a new location.
Gracevale Colony Elementary
Gracevale Colony Elementary specializes in educating students to their fullest
potential. Gracevale is located ten miles southwest of Madison on the banks of the
Vermillion River. It is divided into two rooms, one with grades K-3 and the other
with graded 4-8.
Madison is fortunate to provide you with two libraries with excellent resource materials
as well as qualified staff to assist you. Whether you're looking for story
time or resources for your next term paper, you'll find it all here.
Madison Public Library
It is the mission of the Madison Public Library to provide access to dynamic collections,
appropriate technology and global information to support and enrich individual,
family and community life.
Karl E. Mundt Library & Learning Commons
The mission of the Karl E. Mundt Library and Learning Commons
is to supply the library and information needs of the students, staff and faculty
of Dakota State University and to support the University's stated mission and