About UADC

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Located in the heart of Madison, WI, University Avenue Discovery Center (UADC) serves children ages 3 through age 11 in our spacious Preschool, 4K, and school-age classrooms.

University Avenue Discovery Center Preschool is licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, is accredited by City of Madison Accreditation, and is also accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). We also hold a 5 star rating with the Department of Children and Families Youngstar Program.

UADC is part of Madison Metropolitan School District’s 4 year-old-kindergarten program. Students must be enrolled with UADC and MMSD to attend 4K. Enrollment with MMSD can be done on-line at http://deelweb.madison.k12.wi.us/4k .

UADC is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

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Support UADC

As a 501(c)3 non-profit, UADC appreciates your support.  Here are some ways you can help us grow:
-Donate directly via PayPal
-Support UADC when doing your regular shopping!  Sign up for Amazon Smile by Visiting smile.amazon.com and searching for University Ave Daycare Inc.
-Need to order labels for your kids’ stuff? Check out Mabel’s Labels! 20% of sales go back to our school. Visit campaigns.mabelslabels.com and search for University Avenue Discovery Center.


Parking is available for drop-off, pick-up and visits in the city designated 10 minute loading zone on the east side of Lathrop Street.