Madison Academy

Private | PK-12


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Posted February 20, 2013

The school overall is okay. My son doesn't enjoy going and he seems behind his friends who attend public schools. Also, the tuition goes up every year, it has increased 20% just since we have been there. I don't feel it is worth it any longer.
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Posted February 15, 2013

My husband and I love the school and so does our daughter. She will be returning for her third year in 2013. I do wish tuition wouldn't go up every year as it may become difficult to pay much more for education in a town that has great public schools.
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Posted January 27, 2013

As a parent, I found Madison Academy to be academically sound in preparing our children for college. After graduation from MA, my son received an academic scholarship to Birmingham-Southern, and his classmates received over 3 million dollars worth of academic scholarship offers based on their ACT and SAT scores. MA is recognized as an Apple Distinguished School, awarded for demonstrating excellence and leadership in academics. I would highly recommend it as a school with the right balance between academics, extra-curricular activities, and character building.
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Posted May 29, 2011

I am completely sold on Madison Academy. Fantastic faculty! Great athletic programs! Their Apple laptop program has been a big hit with the kids. As far as I know, they are the only area school with such a program. The only drawback is that there are waiting pools in most classes.

Posted February 25, 2010

If you are looking for acedemic excellence and high standards do NOT attend Madison Academy. It is not worth the 6000+ you pay to send your child here for the limited academic oppurtunities. They have very, very few of the AP classes offered in public schools. and the few they do have are taught very poorly. They care more for their sports teams than the academic achievement of their students. They rank ALL of their students the same, so the students that take easier classes can be on the same scale as those who dont. The kids there are not very motivated to achieve high success. Very few have gone through Madison Academy have acquired the ACT score and motivation to get into an out of state school.
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Posted July 22, 2009

We couldn't be happier with our decision to place our son in Madison Academy . We've been impressed with everyone from the teachers to the principals. More importantly, I feel the school strikes a good balance being not overly religious, but focused on good values and morals. I highly recommend MA.
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Posted August 8, 2007

My son has been going to MA for 3 years. We enjoy the small classroom environment. He is very happy and well adjusted. The standards are high and the children are motivated to achieve. I wanted to send my child to the local public school but it was too crowded. My son is treated special and he is not just a number.
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Posted April 22, 2007

After moving to Huntsville, we found Madison Academy and couldn't be happier. MA is all about the right things from academics to character building. It is small enough to provide a family-friendly atmosphere and big enough to offer an enriching experience to all. WE LOVE IT! Teachers are great and staff is superb.
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Posted December 19, 2005

Our daughter has attended Little Madison Academy, and we would highly recommend this school to anyone. It is the best school that we could find. She is safe, secure, and the level of learning is outstanding.
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Posted May 28, 2004

Madison Academy is a very good private school. My daughter goes to this school and we have never been happier with the results in academics. My daughter has pulled up her GPA massivly and is still going. She loves the school and the close knit family that the school provides. all the faculty and students are on name basis. Its great.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 76% 56%
Black 13% 38%
Asian 5% N/A
Hispanic 4% 4%
Two or more races 2% N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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325 Slaughter Rd
Madison, AL 35758
Phone: (256) 971-1632


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