Best Public Schools in Marathon, WI


The city of Marathon, Wisconsin is home to three schools serving students from elementary through high school: Marathon Elementary, Marathon High, and Marathon Venture Academy. These schools, part of the Marathon City School District, demonstrate a range of academic performance and student demographics.

Marathon High stands out as the top-performing school, ranking 80th out of 415 Wisconsin high schools and earning a 4-star rating. With an impressive 96.6% four-year graduation rate and 0.0% dropout rate, the school's students consistently outperform the state average on standardized tests. In contrast, Marathon Venture Academy has more mixed academic results, with some grades exceeding the state average and others falling behind.

Marathon Elementary also performs well, consistently ranking in the top half of Wisconsin elementary schools despite a 3-star rating. The school outperforms the state average in English language arts and mathematics, particularly in grades 3 and 5, and maintains a low chronic absenteeism rate of 7.3%. Across all three schools, the student population is predominantly white, with relatively low representation of other racial and ethnic groups. The schools also vary in their per-student spending, with Marathon High spending nearly $13,500 more per student than Marathon Venture Academy.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

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