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FAQs

Click on the topics below to see more information. If you have any questions, please contact the school office at 608-271-7551 or school@stmariagoretti.org.

3-year-olds: Maximum class size of 12 students
4-year-olds: Maximum class size of 16 students
Kindergarten: Maximum class size of 17 students
Grades 1-8: Maximum class size of 25 students

It is not a requirements that school families are Catholic, but students attending St. Maria Goretti Catholic School must participate in Mass and other faith-based activities.

Families belonging to another parish are given consideration after St. Maria Goretti parishioners, as defined in the SMG Admissions Policy.

Financial aid is available to qualifying parish families.

Visit our Tuition & Payments page for more information.

An in-house hot lunch program is available for students in grades K-8.

Visit our Hot Lunch page for more information.

The Madison Metropolitan Public School District provides bus service for the children in grades K-5, who live at least one and one-half miles from the school and are in the St. Maria Goretti School attendance area. Middle school families may ride the bus if there is room on the bus for them and they live in the attendance area.

Visit our Policies & Procedures page for more information.

Uniforms are available from Land’s End and SMG Gorettiwear is available year round in the school office. Uniform re-sale closet is available all year during school hours.

Visit our School Uniform page for more information.

The St. Maria Goretti athletic program strives to provide a healthy educational program of interscholastic sports for students in grades 5-8.

Visit our SMG Athletics page for more information.

St. Maria Goretti offers Spanish class beginning in second grade.

The St. Maria Goretti Band program is provided through Overture Band. Students in grade 4-8 will have the opportunity to participate. Introductory information will be sent home with all students in grade 4-8. Returning band students will receive sign-up materials during the summer.

St. Maria Goretti sponsors Boy Scout Troop 102 and Cub Scout Pack 102. Troop 102 is a year-round program for boys ages 11 through 17. Pack 102 includes boys in the grades 1-5.

The purpose of both programs is to provide educational experiences to build character, develop a sense of citizenship, and promote physical fitness.

St. Maria Goretti Catholic School is accredited by the Wisconsin Religious and Independent Schools Accreditation (WRISA) organization. Every seven years the school conducts a self-study based on the standards set by WRISA. After the Self-Study is complete, a Visiting Team of educators come to the school to confirm the findings of the Self-Study and make any additional suggestions. The information from the Self-Study is used to develop a Long Range Plan for the School. The Long Range Plan is reviewed and updated annually by St. Maria Goretti School and by WRISA.

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In gratitude for God’s generosity, we dedicate a sacrificial portion of our gifts of time, talent, and treasure to serve Christ and His Church by supporting the needs of our parish.