Wayland Academy is nestled in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, a vibrant, safe community of 16,000 residents in the heart of the Midwest. It is just 40 minutes northeast of Madison, 90 minutes northwest of Milwaukee, 90 minutes south of Appleton, and 2 1/2 hours north of Chicago.
The quality of life in Beaver Dam is excellent. Beaver Dam's downtown has experienced a revitalization over the last few years and the progress continues. If you visit Wayland, you may want to stop by the Chamber of Commerce for more information about the area, visit Swan City Park named for the same family as Wayland's Swan Library - or take a walk around Wayland's neighborhood to visit the restaurants, stores, parks and other amenities within easy walking distance for your son or daughter if they choose to board at Wayland.