301 Community Dr
Waunakee, WI 53597
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Waunakee High School serves 1,294 students in grades 9-12.
Waunakee High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Waunakee High School's student population of 1,294 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
93 teachers
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School Rankings

Waunakee High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#255 out of 2025 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Graduation Rate
97%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in WI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50%)

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