Mount Madonna School is a fully-accredited independent school offering small class sizes, convenient transportation and an exceptional educational community for preschool through 12th grade. The campus is nestled among the redwoods on 355 acres on the summit of Mount Madonna -- between Gilroy and Watsonville. Established in 1979 with a deep commitment to "whole child education," Mount Madonna School offers a challenging academic program while simultaneously emphasizing creative self-expression and positive character development.