Waunakee High School

301 Community Dr
Waunakee, WI 53597
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Waunakee High School serves 1,294 students in grades 9-12.
Waunakee High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Waunakee High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Waunakee High School's student population of 1,294 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

Waunakee High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Waunakee High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#167 out of 2029 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
90%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.49
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Graduation Rate
98%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaunakee Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Waunakee High School is Central Wisconsin Center (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waunakee Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waunakee Heritage Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waunakee Waunakee Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 7-8 | 657 students
    0.2 miles
    1001 South St
    Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 849-2060
    0.2 7-8 657
  • Waunakee Waunakee Heritage Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 409 students
    0.3 miles
    501 South St
    Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 849-2030
    0.3 PK-4 409
  • Waunakee Waunakee Intermediate Math: 81% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 5-6 | 589 students
    0.4 miles
    6273 Woodland Dr
    Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 849-2176
    0.4 5-6 589
  • Waunakee Waunakee Community 4k School
    Grades: PK | 262 students
    1.1 miles
    905 Bethel Cir
    Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 849-2020
    1.1 PK 262
  • Waunakee Waunakee Prairie Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 589 students
    1.2 miles
    700 N Madison St
    Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 849-2200
    1.2 PK-4 589

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