Toad Hill is a Montessori Kindergarten and Preschool environment for children ages 3-6 years old. We are housed in a historic one room schoolhouse and are adjacent to over 45 acres of the beautiful Hiestand Park.

Toad Hill Children’s House is a 5 Star, City of Madison Accredited Program.

Now Enrolling

All perspective families must first attend a Parent Information Session (Adult Only) or Open House (Children Welcome) before turning in an application for placement. Please see our posts and/or Calendar page for information on upcoming events.

Register Early for Madison Explorers Summer Camp for ages 7-12
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Built in 1915, our building is one of a few remaining one-room school houses in Dane County.
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Kindergarten at Toad Hill

Outdoor Classroom and Hiestand Park

Montessori Work Period


“The essence of independence is to be able to do something for one’s self.”

Dr. Maria Montessori