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Organizations Related to Private Schools


The following organizations may be of interest and/or provide assistance to parents and others seeking information on private schools. The Department of Public Instruction is not responsible for any information that may be provided by these organizations nor does their inclusion on this website imply any type of endorsement by the DPI. This list is not intended to be comprehensive.


Independent Schools Association of the Central States

55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 701
Chicago, IL 60601

312-750-1190 phone
312-255-1278 fax


  Wisconsin Catholic Conference
131 W. Wilson Street, Suite 1105
Madison, WI 53703
608-257-0004 phone
608-257-0376 fax


National Association of Independent Schools
1620 L Street NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036-5695
202-973-9700 phone
202-973-9790 fax


  Wisconsin Council of Religious and Independent Schools (WCRIS)
110 E. Main St., Suite 802
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 287-1224


Wisconsin Association of Christian Schools
1840 Bond St.
Green Bay, WI 54303
920-499-5561 phone
920-499-5619 fax


  Wisconsin North Central Association on Accreditation and School Improvement - Advanced Wisconsin
6925 Ramsey Rd.
Middleton, WI 53562
608-239-0454 phone
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU)
Rolf Wegenke, President
122 W. Washington Avenue, Suite 700
Madison, WI 53703-2718
608-256-7761 phone
608-256-7065 fax


  Wisconsin Religious and Independent Schools Accreditation
Beatrice Weiland, Executive Director
P.O. Box 685
Muskego, WI 53150
262-895-3679 phone

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