Senior Taylor Balzer's talk at the 2012 Benefit Dinner. Watch video >>
2012 All Class Reunion
Immaculate Heart of Mary Pastor Fr. Bart Timmerman reminded the past, present, and future students of St. Ambrose Academy and their families of the importance of Catholic education.
Informing Minds, Changing Hearts
"When I was little and dreamed of a what a vocation in teaching might be, I think I was dreaming of St. Ambrose." See teacher Theresa Klinkhammer's address to the 2011 Benefit dinner. Watch Video >>
Senior Winifred Hoerr offers an ironic look at the Catholic classical academy in her address to the 2011 Benefit dinner. Watch Video >>
Senior Clare Stiennon talks about the difference that St. Ambrose students can make in the community in her address to the 2011 Benefit dinner. Watch Video >>
Peter Carey: Light of the World
2011 graduate Peter Carey discusses how St. Ambrose Academy has helped him.. and what to say to a rock. Watch Video >>
The St. Ambrose Academy Experience
A place to find truth, beauty, or a vocation, a place to see the faith woven into all subjects, a place to make a difference. Students and graduates on St. Ambrose Academy. Watch Video >>
What it takes to be great
Angela Hineline was sure that St. Ambrose Academy couldn't be a great school...until she paid a visit. Watch Video >>
You Could Not Make a Better Choice
The Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, discusses St. Ambrose Academy and building up the Church in the Diocese of Madison.
Omnia Christus est nobis!
"Christ is everything for us!" was the motto of 4th Century Bishop of Milan and Doctor of the Church St. Ambrose. It is also the motto of St. Ambrose Academy.
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Arrange a School Visit
Please call (608) 827-5863 to arrange a time to visit the school and meet with the principal. Details here.
Benefit Dinner 2013
Some seats are still available for the 2013 St. Ambrose Academy Benefit Dinner, celebrating 10 years of Catholic classical education at St. Ambrose Academy.
This year's Benefit Dinner falls on the Feast of St. Ambrose, Saturday, December 7, 2013.
Festivities will begin with a cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m., with dinner to follow at 7:00 p.m., all at the Madison Alliant Energy Center.
Entertainment will include music and speeches by St. Ambrose Academy students, alumni, and special guests, including the Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison.
Our annual dinner has grown into a wonderful tradition of fun and fellowship for the Madison Catholic community! All are welcome to celebrate with us, as we spend a festive evening toasting Catholic education in our Diocese and the feast day of our patron, St. Ambrose.
Please contact the school office at 608-827-5863 to RSVP.
What is Classical Education?
Original Sources, Original Thinking
A study of the liberal arts aims at training the mind to grasp truth, rather than simply imparting knowledge or working for economic gain. Read More
Reason for Catholic Education
Meeting Jesus Christ, Risen from the Dead
What is the reason for Catholic education? Bishop Robert Morlino told gathered students, families, and staff: "If a Catholic school doesn't lead you to Jesus Christ then, it's very simple, then it costs too much. We believe in Catholic schools because we believe they are the best way for you to find Jesus Christ, but apart from that we have no other purpose." Read More
St. Ambrose Academy is an accredited Catholic school whose mission is to
assist parents in the formation of their children by providing a
classical education rooted in the Catholic faith.
St. Ambrose Academy, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) corporation which gratefully accepts your donations! Click the button below to donate securely through PayPal:
New for 2013-14: Come See Us "Teach 'Em to Think!"
St. Ambrose Academy teaches students in grades 6-12 to think critically about the great ideas in our history and the problems in our world today, preparing them to become leaders in the community and in the Church. But don't take our word for it! Find out for yourself at one of our new "Teach 'Em to Think" tours, which include a peek into a day in the life of our school, as well as a tasty breakfast on us.
St. Ambrose Academy is located on Madison's west side, in the Education Wing at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 602 Everglade Dr., Madison WI, 53717.
Call (608) 827-5863 to make a reservation for an upcoming tour.