Wausau School District


Summary:

The Wausau School District in Wisconsin operates 20 schools, including 14 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 3 high schools, and 1 alternative school, serving students from diverse backgrounds across the region.

Several schools stand out in the district, with Stettin Elementary and South Mountain Elementary ranking among the top 115 elementary schools in Wisconsin and earning 4- and 5-star ratings, respectively. These high-performing schools boast strong academic results, with 60-80% of students proficient or better in core subjects. Another standout is Hewitt-Texas Elementary, a small school that ranks 90th in the state and has particularly high Mathematics proficiency rates.

While the district's schools exhibit a wide range of performance and characteristics, some common trends emerge. Graduation rates are generally high, ranging from 89.9% at West High to 95.6% at East High. However, the district's alternative high school, Enrich Excel Achieve Learning Academy, has a lower graduation rate and higher dropout rate. Spending per student also varies significantly, from $7,559 at Wausau Area Virtual Education to $20,631 at Lincoln Elementary.

District Detail

 415 Seymour St
Wausau, WI 54403-6267

 (715) 261-0500

SchoolDigger Rank:
211th of 424 Wisconsin districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 7,899

Primary Schools: 14
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 3
Alternative Schools: 1
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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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