Madison West High School is in the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD). MMSD is the second largest school district in Wisconsin and serves over 27,000 students in 52 schools. The district covers approximately 74 square miles including all or part of the cities of Madison and Fitchburg.
Madison West High School is a comprehensive four-year high school in Madison, Wisconsin, founded in 1930. Its athletics teams compete in the WIAA Big Eight Conference. Madison West serves students from three municipalities: Madison, Shorewood Hills and Fitchburg.