Best Public Schools in Zip Code 54448


The 54448 zip code area is home to 3 schools that serve students from elementary through high school, all part of the Marathon City School District. While the district as a whole performs well, with a 4-star rating, Marathon High School stands out as the top-performing school in the area, earning a 4-star rating and ranking 80th out of 415 Wisconsin high schools.

Marathon High School boasts an impressive 96.6% four-year graduation rate and a 0% dropout rate, with students outperforming the state average on standardized tests in English Language Arts, Math, and Science. The school also has a relatively low 17.87% free/reduced lunch rate, indicating a relatively affluent student population. In contrast, the other schools in the area, Marathon Elementary and Marathon Venture Academy, have more mixed performance, with some areas where they lag behind the state average.

The racial makeup of the schools in the 54448 zip code area is predominantly white, ranging from 88.02% at Marathon Elementary to 92.78% at Marathon High. This lack of diversity could be an area for further investigation to understand the local community and any potential equity issues. Additionally, the significant difference in spending per student between the elementary/middle school ($3,937 - $11,824) and the high school ($17,476) is noteworthy and may warrant further exploration to understand the reasons behind this disparity.

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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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