Baraboo School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 2,786 students in Baraboo School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Public Schools in Baraboo School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Baraboo School District are Willson Elementary School, North Freedom Elementary School and Al Behrman Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Baraboo School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Baraboo School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Wisconsin for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Baraboo School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WI)
# Schools
9 Schools
2,260 Schools
# Students
2,786 Students
830,799 Students
# Teachers
219 Teachers
59,671 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Baraboo School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 441 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WI)
Overall District Rank
#232 out of 442 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Baraboo   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Baraboo   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Baraboo   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Baraboo   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.36
0.51
# American Indian Students
84 Students
9,725 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
29 Students
34,497 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
269 Students
106,241 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
13%
# Black Students
46 Students
73,567 Students
% Black Students
2%
9%
# White Students
2,217 Students
567,130 Students
% White Students
79%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
634 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
141 Students
38,161 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
174
47,126
# Students in K Grade:
182
54,019
# Students in 1st Grade:
163
55,100
# Students in 2nd Grade:
191
55,640
# Students in 3rd Grade:
177
56,282
# Students in 4th Grade:
196
57,044
# Students in 5th Grade:
182
58,245
# Students in 6th Grade:
197
60,625
# Students in 7th Grade:
208
61,994
# Students in 8th Grade:
208
63,435
# Students in 9th Grade:
252
65,866
# Students in 10th Grade:
210
64,757
# Students in 11th Grade:
229
64,918
# Students in 12th Grade:
217
65,748
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,374 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,405. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,424 is higher than the state median of $17,013. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WI)
Total Revenue
$40 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Baraboo   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$51 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Baraboo   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,374
$16,405
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Baraboo   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,424
$17,013
This chart display average spending per public school student in Baraboo   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Baraboo School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Willson Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
146 Berkley Blvd
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 355-3925
Grades: K-5
| 305 students
Rank: #22.
North Freedom Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
S4890 County Road I
North Freedom, WI 53951
(608) 522-4946
Grades: K-5
| 106 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Al Behrman Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 Mulberry St
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 355-3910
Grades: K-5
| 305 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
East Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
815 6th St
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 355-3920
Grades: PK-5
| 329 students
Rank: #55.
Baraboo High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 Draper St
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 355-3940
Grades: 9-12
| 908 students
Rank: #66.
Jack Young Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1531 Draper St
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 355-3930
Grades: 6-8
| 613 students
Rank: n/an/a
707 Center St
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 355-3905
Grades: PK
| 151 students
Rank: n/an/a
707 Center St
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 355-3905
Grades: PK
| 17 students
Rank: n/an/a
707 Center St
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 355-3905
Grades: PK-K
| 52 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Baraboo School District
  • 423 Linn St, Baraboo, WI, 53913-1044
  • (608) 355-3950
  • baraboo.k12.wi.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,786 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in WI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36

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