Waunakee High School

  • Waunakee High School serves 1,210 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Waunakee High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 29%.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Waunakee High School's student population of 1,210 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,210 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Waunakee High School
Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Waunakee High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Waunakee High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,027 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waunakee High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Waunakee High School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
9%
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White
92%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Waunakee High School and the percentage of White students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Waunakee High School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waunakee High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wisconsin by year.WI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.26
This chart display the diversity score of Waunakee High School and the average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Waunakee High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waunakee High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaunakee Community School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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