James Madison Memorial High School


Memorial High School is located at the corner of Mineral Point and Gammon Roads across from West Towne Mall.


Memorial’s 2200 students come from a variety of ethnic backgrounds and approximately 100 countries around the globe. Memorial receives students from 18 public, private and parochial schools. Approximately 250 teachers and support staff serve the needs of our diverse population. Memorial has a 95.1% attendance rate.

Memorial High School Neighborhoods: Working together to build a connection.
Memorial High School is the recipient of a United States Department of Education Smaller Learning Communities grant. The Neighborhoods is an innovative restructuring of our school of 2200 to make it a smaller, more welcoming place for all our students. The school has been divided into four Neighborhoods and each has its own student government system. The Neighborhood concept draws upon the real world experience of Madison’s own neighborhoods. As successful self-government entities, Madison’s city neighborhoods provide a model for the development of a social fabric, a governing structure, and a program of community and service activities. Each neighborhood has its own neighborhood center, which are used for study, after school meetings, and other activities. The Neighborhoods are further broken down into smaller units called “Backyards.” These are cross-age groups that meet with an advisor on a weekly basis to promote student and teacher interactions. The purpose of the project is to promote relationships student to student and student to staff, to increase academic achievement by creating a sense of belonging for all students, and to build a stronger productivity ethic in study halls.

You Are Always Welcome At James Madison Memorial High School!

Every student has the opportunity to be successful. You have our guarantee that your child(ren) will be provided challenging and innovative educational experiences. We are not only interested in what students know, but also what they can do with what they know. We ask all parents and families to join us in a partnership of lifelong learning. School Tours of the building are open to ALL. We encourage all interested families to meet with staff or take a guided tour of the school.

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