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Education

Primary Center newly remodeled in 2012

Primary Center newly remodeled in 2012

Village residents are served by the Mount Horeb Area School District, which educates more than 2,000 students in pre-kindergarten through grade twelve. The district operates five schools: the Early Learning Center (preschool and kindergarten), the Primary Center (grades 1-2), the Intermediate Center (grades 3-5), the Middle School, and the High School. Students in all grades are provided with a comprehensive curriculum in art, computer literacy, guidance and counseling, health, language arts, math, media, music, physical education, reading, science and social studies. The goal of the Mount Horeb Area School District is to nurture, educate and graduate students who are knowledgeable and civic-minded, prepared to make ethical decisions, confident and competent communicators, skillful in problem-solving, capable of creative thinking, and career path-motivated. The district also feels it is crucial that students graduate possessing the appropriate skills necessary to succeed in a multicultural global society.

In addition to the public schools, Hearts & Hands is a locally owned, fully licensed preschool and child care program that is a creative and stimulating environment for children in their early years. The nationally accredited Children’s Community School offers Montessori instruction for ages 18 months to 6 years, stressing a well-balanced early childhood enrichment program. Little Vikings 4K & Childcare, LLC offers child care and preschool.  St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Cross Plains provides busing for Mount Horeb students.

Mount Horeb is within close proximity to the University of Wisconsin-Madison (a Big Ten school), Edgewood College and Madison Area Technical College. These institutions offer a variety of cultural and educational opportunities.

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Mount Horeb Area Public Schools

Early Learning Center
(Preschool – Kindergarten)
300 Spellman Street
(608) 437-2400

Primary Center
(Grades 1 and 2)
207 Academy Street
(608) 437-5573

Intermediate Center
(Grades 3 through 5)
200 Hanneman Boulevard

Middle School
(Grades 6 through 8)
900 E. Garfield Street

High School
(Grades 9 through 12)
305 S. Eighth Street

Administrative Center
1304 E. Lincoln Street
(608) 437-2400

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School
(Grades 4K-8th grade)
2947 Thinnes St.
Cross Plains
*Provides busing from Mount Horeb

Local Preschools

Agape Christian Preschool
315 E. Main Street
(608) 437-7100

Children’s Community School
211 Parkway Drive
(608) 437-4121

Hearts & Hands
8900 Ridgeview
(608) 437-6400

Little Vikings 4K & Childcare
310 W. Main Street
(608) 237-1826

SonShine Christian Preschool
639 S. Eighth Street
(608) 437-1470