Welcome!

Red Caboose has openings for 1 to 3 year olds and for 4 year olds in our 4K program. Full and part time schedules available. Contact Wendy Rakower, Executive Director, for information and enrollment materials 256-1566 or admin@redcaboosedaycare.org

Founded in 1972 as a non-profit organization, Red Caboose Day Care Center, Inc provides high quality care and education to children ages 1 through 12 years.

Our emphasis is on the social and emotional development of children and our cirriculum is play-based.  We are licensed by the State of Wisconsin and accredited by the City of Madison. 

  • Toddler and Preschool s for children ages 1-5 at our main location, 654 Williamson Street.
  • School Age programs (after school and summer camp) for children in kindergarten through fifth grade at Lapham (grades K-2) and Marquette (grades 3-5) elementary schools.
  • Dedicated and experienced teachers
  • Healthy, home-cooked breakfast, lunch and snack.
  • Active parent involvement
  • Parent education and support
  • Sliding fee scale for tuition 
  • Committed to serving all children