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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
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
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.
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
||Play equipment, open play area, lighted ball
diamonds, shelter House Picnic area 2 port - a - potties
||Play equipment, open play area, Tennis Court,
electricty. Shelter house with indoor bathrooms and electricty
|Tower heights Park
||Wooded Steep slopes, hiking trails, prairie
|Sunny Field Park
||Play equipment, open play area.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | JoeMcCoe 2013