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Student Life

at St. Ambrose Academy

Learn how students are able to expand their horizons in the classroom and beyond. Small class sizes equals major opportunities to grow, gain skills, form friendships and integrate faith, academics, sports, and extracurriculars for a well-rounded experience.

Student Life

Explore & Grow

As our classical curriculum for junior high and high school expands students’ minds, our diverse array of extracurricular activities provides students many ways of exploring their interests, trying something new, and growing in mind, body, and soul. Students will build friendships, gain leadership experience, and spark new interests. Our unique co-op and tri-op sports also give expanded opportunities both for team sports and new friendships with peers at our partner schools, Madison Country Day School, Abundant Life Christian School, Edgewood High School, and St. Maria Goretti Parish School. Continue reading for more information about what St. Ambrose Academy offers!
“Don’t be afraid to try something new! It’s easy to get involved in activities, even if you haven’t had experience before. Everyone is welcoming and wants you to learn and do your best. I have absolutely loved being a part of clubs, sports, and musicals!”
– Claire K.

SAA Testimonies

Alumni Perspectives

Dr. Thomas Carey reflects on the ways classical education has impacted his advanced studies in the sciences and his career as an instructor.
Alumnus Nathan Tataje shared the story of his transformation from a reluctant student to an enthusiastic one, ready to graduate and take on the world.
Alumni sent in short clips about the impact of St. Ambrose in their lives – an inspiring look at the impact of Catholic classical education!

Alumni in Action

Pro-Life Leadership at UW-Madison

St. Ambrose alumna Mariana became passionate for helping women, babies, and families as a student at St. Ambrose Academy through the Guardians for Life student group and understanding our faith and the call to serve others. Taking on the role of the President of Students for Life at UW-Madison, Mariana is continuing to serve those in need while working to inspire others to do the same.