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Badger Rock Admission Process: Badger Rock Middle School (BRMS) is a charter school and offers 6th through 8th grade enrollments. The lottery process is for 6th grade only, 7th and 8th grade students can apply separately to be added to the grade-level wait list.  *The requirements for admission into the charter school 6th grade are that a student lives within the Sennett Middle School attendance area. A lottery will be conducted if interest in attendance at the charter school exceeds the authorized student enrollment.

*Weighing of the Lottery: 80% of the selected students through the lottery process come from Sennett and 20% from outside of the Sennett attendance area.


Tier 1: Applicants who reside within the BRMS attendance area and are siblings of students who 1. are currently attending BRMS during the initial application period; and 2. will continue to be enrolled in BRMS in the following school year*.
Tier 2: Applicants who do not reside within the BRMS attendance area and are siblings of students who 1. are currently attending BRMS during the initial application period; and 2. will continue to be enrolled in BRMS in the following school year.
Tier 3: Children of a current Badger Rock staff member (employed during the application window and continuing to next year and reside in the Sennett attendance area.*)
Tier 4: Children of Badger Rock founders and reside in the Sennett attendance area. (Jamie Donini, Nan Youngerman, Sara Alvarado, Brenda Baker, Kristen Joiner, David Wasserman, Jay Affeldt, Mark Wagler, Tom Mosgaller, Susana Vasquez Garcia, Kathy Price, Isadora Knox and Wayne Strong.)
Tier 5: Residents of Allis att area south of US Hwy 12 & 18
Wait List: used to fill vacancies that arise in any sixth grade classroom until and including the first day of 3rd quarter. Wait Lists rolls to the next school year through the end of 8th grade year.

To apply for the Middle School Lottery, click here to complete the Application

Lottery Application Timelines:

  • December 4th - Lottery opens 8:00am. 
  • January 9th and 12th - Open House at Badger Rock.
  • January 31st - Lottery closes 4:00pm. 
  • February 19th - Lottery results mailed to families this week. 
  • February 28th - Accept or decline Confirmation due to schools from families.

Wait List Information:

2018-19 School Year Wait List form

2017-18 Anyone interested in applying for the current school year, 2017-18 waitlist, should call Badger Rock at (608)442-1335.

Not currently a student in MMSD:

All Lottery applications need a student ID number issued by Madison Schools

To apply to Badger Rock Middle, every applicant needs a Madison Schools student ID number. Proceed to the online lottery application if your student has a student ID number issued by Madison Schools.

Any student without a Madison School District issued student ID number, will need to complete the following abbreviated enrollment questionnaire before applying to Badger Rock Middle. Please provide a valid email address in the questionnaire.

Once the questionnaire is completed, the Madison Enrollment office will process the student information and issue a student ID number. The Enrollment office will email parents/guardians within 1-2 business days. The email will include the link to the Online application, the student ID number, and the parent/guardian's Infinite Campus parent portal username and password.

How to retrieve your Infinite Campus parent portal Username and Password:

Current MMSD parents/guardians can complete the application for Badger Rock Middle using their Infinite Campus parent portal username and password. Click here to retrieve your username and password via email.

Call the Enrollment Office if you have any questions, at (608) 663-4957

Click here to learn more about other Middle School Lotteries