Mount Madonna School is a fully accredited, college preparatory preschool through 12th grade private school. Located on 375 acres on the summit of Mount Madonna, between Gilroy and Watsonville, Mount Madonna School nurtures our students to be curious, innovative, adaptable, creative and empathetic learners. Our graduates are leaders, humanitarians, scientists, change-makers, entrepreneurs, and artists who are well-prepared with the academic and real-world skills to thrive in the 21st Century.
Here at Mount Madonna School, we empower faculty to teach with passion and create meaningful learning experiences to encourage the love of learning. By engaging in Academics, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Athletics, Learning Journeys, Hands-On STEM and Outdoor Adventure, students develop new capacities, discover new talents, identify passions and build confidence.
In your search for private schools, you’ll find many suitable options in the Bay Area and Santa Cruz regions, but Mount Madonna School is not just another private school.
What sets Mount Madonna School apart from other private schools is the way we value relationships with our students. At Mount Madonna School, your child is treated like family. We meet each and every student where they are and inspire them to draw on their own strengths in a loving, safe community. Mountain vistas are the beautiful backdrop at Mount Madonna School, and many of our academics draw from our unique campus environment – our students learn meteorology by tracking our weather station, ecology by learning the habitats of the forest, and biology by studying our campus pollinators. Our idyllic campus is just twenty minutes from Gilroy and twenty minutes from Watsonville and bus service is offered.
Learn more today about how your student can belong at Mount Madonna School.