Waunakee High School

301 Community Dr
Waunakee, WI 53597
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 1,352 students in grades 9-12, Waunakee High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 38%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,352 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : 98% (Top 5% in WI)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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 1,352 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,352 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
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School Rankings

Waunakee High School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,991 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Waunakee High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WI)
#294 out of 1991 schools
(Top 20%)
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55%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waunakee High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
56%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waunakee High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
13%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
88%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.22
This chart display the diversity score of Waunakee High School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
98%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Waunakee High School and public school graduation rate of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Waunakee High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waunakee High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waunakee High School's ranking?
Waunakee High School is ranked #294 out of 1,991 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are Waunakee High School often compared to?
Waunakee High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Middleton High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Waunakee High School?
The graduation rate of Waunakee High School is 98%, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 90%.
How many students attend Waunakee High School?
1,352 students attend Waunakee High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Waunakee High School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waunakee High School?
Waunakee High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Waunakee High School offer ?
Waunakee High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Waunakee High School part of?
Waunakee High School is part of Waunakee Community School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,352 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : 98% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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