Kaukauna Area School District


The Kaukauna Area School District in Wisconsin operates 7 schools, including 5 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school, serving students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. The district is home to several standout schools, including the highly-rated New Directions Learning Community charter school and the well-performing River View School middle school.

New Directions Learning Community consistently ranks among the top elementary schools in Wisconsin, earning a 5-star rating and boasting the highest proficiency rates on the Forward Exam across multiple subjects and grade levels compared to the district and state averages. The Kaukauna High school has also seen significant improvement in its statewide ranking, moving from 259th out of 390 Wisconsin high schools in 2020-2021 to 122nd out of 415 in 2022-2023, with a high 4-year graduation rate of 96% and a low dropout rate of 0.4%.

While the district's schools generally perform above the state averages on standardized assessments, there are notable disparities in factors such as free/reduced lunch rates, student-teacher ratios, and per-student spending across the schools. Addressing these disparities may be a key factor in the district's continued efforts to improve student outcomes and ensure equitable access to high-quality education for all students in the Kaukauna Area School District.

District Detail

 1701 County Road CE
Kaukauna, WI 54130

 (920) 766-6100

SchoolDigger Rank:
97th of 424 Wisconsin districts

See the 2023 Wisconsin District rankings!
Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 4,057

Primary Schools: 5
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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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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