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Village of Black Earth


Black Earth is part of the Wisconsin-Heights Area School District. It is comprised of 4 schools that serve Black Earth, Township of Cross Plains, Township of Berry, Township of Black Earth, Township of Mazomanie, Township of Vermont, and Mazomanie.

Three schools are available for Black Earth students: Black Earth Elementary (K-5), Wisconsin Heights Middle School (6-8) and Wisconsin Heights High School (9-12).

Wisconsin Heights High School has about 337 students, 33 teachers and other support specialists. About 40% of its graduates continue their education at colleges and universities.

The district offers a range of educational and extracurricular opportunities to meet the needs of all students. A variety of sports programs and other activities are available.

Special education programs are offered to help children with behavioral, learning, speech or physical disabilities and hearing or visual impairments.

Beyond high school, the area offers excellent opportunities for students to obtain training for skilled, semi-skilled and professional occupations. These highly rated educational facilities provide skilled labor for area businesses.

The University of Wisconsin (UW), one of the nation's leading universities, is located within commuting distance of Black Earth. The 1,000-acre Madison campus is home to more that 45,000 students and has long been a leader in both research and academic excellence. A state university campus is conveniently located in Platteville. UW centers are also easily accessible in Baraboo and Richland Center.

Madison Area Technical college has provided local industries with many well-trained employees. More than 68,000 students are enrolled in 83 vocational and technical programs.

Other education opportunities in the area include three private institutions: Edgewood College, Wisconsin School of Electronics and Madison Business College.

Medical Facilities

Health care for residents is available at the Black Earth Clinic and in the neighboring communities of Cross Plains, Sauk City, Mazomanie, and Middleton. Physicians in these areas are affiliated with one or more hospitals in Madison. Proximity to several facilities gives residents access to a wide variety of medical services. Dental services are also available at Village Family Dental in downtown Black Earth, as well as in neighboring communities.

The Village operates a high-quality emergence medical service (EMS) program, which is staffed by dedicated volunteers.

Black Earth is located near the Madison medical community, which is one of the largest sites for medical research and treatment.

The University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and the Veterans Administration Hospital serve people nationwide as well as local residents. The University of Wisconsin Center for Health Sciences is noted for its Nobel Prize-winning work in medicine, genetics, and cancer research.

A wide range of medical specialties is found in Madison including organ transplant programs, cancer therapy, cardiac care, diagnostic radiology techniques and laser surgery for eye disorders. The University's Clinical Cancer Center is one of only 20 federally designated cancer centers. It provides the most innovative treatment methods available in the country.

The Village owns and maintains the following Parks:
Type of Park
Cumminuty Park Play equipment, open play area, lighted ball diamonds, shelter House Picnic area 2 port - a - potties
Veterns Park Play equipment, open play area, Tennis Court, electricty. Shelter house with indoor bathrooms and electricty
Tower heights Park Wooded Steep slopes, hiking trails, prairie hilltop,bench
Sunny Field Park Play equipment, open play area.

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