CAP Services Skills Enhancement Services: Provides financial assistance for tuition, books and other training-related needs including child care and mileage to income-qualified individuals working at least 20 hours a week.
(608) 369-3437

Literacy Volunteers-Marquette County: Learn to read, prepare for GED test, or learn English as a second language.  Call to set up an appointment.
(608) 297-8900

Madison Area Technical College (MATC): 330 W. Collins St. Portage (608) 745-3100

  • GED or HSED assistance 
    (608) 745-3119
    GED or HSED test
    (608) 745-3115
  • Englis Language Learner Classes
    (608) 258 2440 ext 8
    Staff who answer the phone speak Spanish.


Student Financial Assistance: To find out about what you might be able to receive to return to school go to:

Marquette County Non-Emergency Services: Provides county citizens with training, but not limited to CPR, First Aid, and Fire Prevention
(608) 297-3125

WorkSmart Newtwork: Help with career advisement educational planning and possible funding assistance, job searching, work readiness, resume review, mock interviewing and how to market yourself.
(608) 355-4808


W8349 Dumke Rd
Portage, WI 53901

Endeavor Elementary School: (portage School District)
(608) 587-2625

High Marq Environmental Charter School:
83 E Montello St. Montello, WI
(608) 297-2499

Head Start/Early Childhood Development: Marquette County Early Learning Center or Home-based program, Serves Children 0-4.
(608) 296-2141 ext. 2217

Little Lambs Christian Preschool: Serves 3-5 year old’s Monday Through Friday.
313 E. Montello Montello, WI
(608) 297-2866

Little Lambs Learning Center: Serves 3 year old’s Monday & Wednesday 12:30-3:20pm (does not take child care subsidy)
302 S Charles Westfield, WI
(608) 296-2088

Marquette County Human Services Birth-3: Provides free early intervention services for infants and toddlers with development delays and disabilities and their families.
428 Underwood Ave Montello, WI 53949
(608) 297-3124

Marquette County Early Learning Center (MELC): School-based Head start program, Home-based program are both comprehensive pre-school & child development programs serving low income children ages 3-5, Early Head Start is a new home-based program for children birth-3 years in age and also pregnant women.
(608) 296-2141 

Montello Area School District: K-12
(608) 297-7617

Westfield Area School District: K-12
(608) 296-2107

St. John’s Lutheran School: 3k-8th grade
(608) 297-2866

Coloma Elementary School: PreK
(715) 228-2853

Endeavor Elementary School: PreK
(608) 587-2625

Oxford Elementary School: PreK
(608) 586-4642

Forest Lane Elementary School: PreK
(608) 297-2128

Westfield Elementary School: PreK
(608) 369-3541