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St. Dennis School

Private | PK-8

 

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $145,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $850.

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Posted August 23, 2011

Some incredible teachers. Some teachers who encourage those kids who are already encouraged and discourage those kids who need the most help and create a peer hierarchy within the classroom. A great school and community if you have a round peg kid but if yours is a unuque square pegged kid, they will have a hard time fitting in with the other kids and teachers. Also, any parent should be prepared to volunteer generously. Leadership within the school is malapropos and there is a very small town gossipy culture at times. But it is a very safe and homey culture.
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Posted April 21, 2010

personal attention, everyone knows each other, continuity of teachers and they really listen to the parents. My children are thriving.
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Posted April 21, 2010

St. Dennis is a family. The students know and look out for one another. The teachers and other families reinforce the values we are teaching at home, and they are getting an excellent education.
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Posted November 18, 2009

This year St. Dennis started a 4K program. My daughter loves it. The teachers are great. 4K is a half-day program. If you are interested register now for the 2010 - 2011 school year. At the last home and school meeting it was announced that there were only 4 spots left.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White, not Hispanic 84%
Black, not Hispanic 7%
Asian 4%
Hispanic 4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
Multiracial 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Matt Beisser
Gender
  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Roman catholic
Associations
  • NCEA
Fax number
  • (608) 246-5137

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  • Library
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  • Diocese of Madison
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409 Dempsey Rd
Madison, WI 53714
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Phone: (608) 246-5121

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