Madison Elementary School

515 West Seventh Street

The Children’s Center off-campus program site at Madison Elementary School annually serves 40-55 full- and part-time children. Children are grouped by age in two classrooms: 

Class
Age
Teacher:Child Ratio
Toddler
22-38 months
1:4
Preschool
33-60 months
1:6

The facility provides unique indoor and outdoor spaces for active learning. In addition to two classrooms, the Center also uses the Madison Elementary

  • Gym
  • Library
  • Outdoor Learning Garden
  • Customized preschool outdoor curriculum and play area
  • Teacher offices and conference room

The partnership between Winona Public Schools and WSU offers children and families a unique educational opportunity within an elementary school setting. Third grade buddies, kindergarten connectors, school lyceum presentations, and weekly story time in the Media Center are examples of the collaboration between Pre-K and elementary classrooms. Intentional work between teachers seamlessly bridges transitions between early childhood and elementary classrooms.

The WSU Children’s Center-Madison Elementary program is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) and is nationally accredited by NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children).