Barron Area School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 1,155 students in Barron Area School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Public Schools in Barron Area School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Barron Area School District are Advanced Learning Academy Of Wisconsin, Barron Area Montessori School and Ridgeland-dallas Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Barron Area School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Barron Area 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
7 Schools
2,260 Schools
# Students
1,155 Students
830,799 Students
# Teachers
95 Teachers
59,671 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Barron Area 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 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WI)
Overall District Rank
#396 out of 442 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Barron Area   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barron Area   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)
31%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barron Area   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
90-94%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Barron Area   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.43
0.51
# American Indian Students
10 Students
9,725 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
6 Students
34,497 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
89 Students
106,241 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
13%
# Black Students
151 Students
73,567 Students
% Black Students
13%
9%
# White Students
857 Students
567,130 Students
% White Students
74%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
634 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
39 Students
38,161 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
55
47,126
# Students in K Grade:
68
54,019
# Students in 1st Grade:
65
55,100
# Students in 2nd Grade:
66
55,640
# Students in 3rd Grade:
84
56,282
# Students in 4th Grade:
68
57,044
# Students in 5th Grade:
85
58,245
# Students in 6th Grade:
83
60,625
# Students in 7th Grade:
82
61,994
# Students in 8th Grade:
101
63,435
# Students in 9th Grade:
97
65,866
# Students in 10th Grade:
102
64,757
# Students in 11th Grade:
87
64,918
# Students in 12th Grade:
112
65,748
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,813 is higher than the state median of $16,405. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,971 is higher than the state median of $17,013. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WI)
Total Revenue
$22 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Barron Area   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
$22 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Barron Area   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
$18,813
$16,405
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Barron Area   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
$18,971
$17,013
This chart display average spending per public school student in Barron Area   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 Barron Area School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Advanced Learning Academy Of Wisconsin
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1050 E Woodland Ave
Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-5627
Grades: K-12
| 146 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Barron Area Montessori School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
230 Lulu Avenue
Almena, WI 54805
(715) 357-3263
Grades: PK-4
| 29 students
Rank: #33.
Ridgeland-dallas Elementary School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
315 Main St
Ridgeland, WI 54763
(715) 949-1445
Grades: PK-4
| 63 students
Rank: #44.
Almena Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
230 Lulu Ave
Almena, WI 54805
(715) 357-3263
Grades: 3-4
| 20 students
Rank: #55.
Riverview Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
135 W River Ave
Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-5641
Grades: 5-8
| 306 students
Rank: #66.
Woodland Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
808 E Woodland Ave
Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-5621
Grades: PK-4
| 270 students
Rank: #77.
Barron High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1050 E Woodland Ave
Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-5627
Grades: 9-12
| 321 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Barron Area School District
  • 100 W River Ave, Barron, WI, 54812-1052
  • (715) 537-5612
  • barron.k12.wi.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,155 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in WI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43

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