Top 10 Best Barron County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 33 public schools serving 7,143 students in Barron County, WI (there are 9 private schools, serving 345 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Barron County, WI are educated in public schools (compared to the WI state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Barron County, WI are Advanced Learning Of Wisconsin, Barron Area Montessori School and Laker Online. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Barron County, WI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Barron County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Wisconsin public schools.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Barron County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Advanced Learning Of Wisconsin
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1050 E Woodland Ave
Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-5627
Grades: K-12
| 38 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Barron Area Montessori School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
230 Lulu Avenue
Almena, WI 54805
(715) 357-3263
Grades: PK-5
| 38 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Laker Online
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
205 Oak St N
Turtle Lake, WI 54889
(715) 986-4470
Grades: K-12
| 10 students
Rank: #44.
Prairie Farm Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
630 River Ave S
Prairie Farm, WI 54762
(715) 455-1861
Grades: PK-5
| 169 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Chetek-weyerhaeuser Roselawn Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1201 6th St
Chetek, WI 54728
(715) 924-2244
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Turtle Lake Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
205 Oak St N
Turtle Lake, WI 54889
(715) 986-4470
Grades: PK-5
| 220 students
Rank: #77.
Chetek-weyerhaeuser Middle School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1001 Knapp St
Chetek, WI 54728
(715) 924-3136
Grades: 6-8
| 193 students
Rank: #88.
Rice Lake Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
204 Cameron Rd
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-8156
Grades: 5-8
| 595 students
Rank: #99.
Cameron Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 S 1st St
Cameron, WI 54822
(715) 458-4560
Grades: 5-8
| 315 students
Rank: #1010.
Cameron High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
750 S 1st St
Cameron, WI 54822
(715) 458-4560
Grades: 9-12
| 262 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Cameron Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
919 N 2nd St
Cameron, WI 54822
(715) 458-4560
Grades: PK-4
| 415 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Hilltop Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
202 Cameron Rd
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-4998
Grades: K-4
| 248 students
Rank: #1313.
Turtle Lake Middle School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
205 Oak St N
Turtle Lake, WI 54889
(715) 986-4470
Grades: 6-8
| 106 students
Rank: #1414.
Haugen Elementary School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
615 5th St W
Haugen, WI 54841
(715) 234-7341
Grades: PK-4
| 91 students
Rank: #1515.
Prairie Farm Middle School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
630 River Ave S
Prairie Farm, WI 54762
(715) 455-1861
Grades: 6-8
| 95 students
Rank: #1616.
Tainter Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2201 Carrie Ave
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-8065
Grades: PK-4
| 490 students
Rank: #1717.
Cumberland Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1530 2nd Ave
Cumberland, WI 54829
(715) 822-5123
Grades: PK-4
| 349 students
Rank: #1818.
Prairie Farm High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
630 River Ave S
Prairie Farm, WI 54762
(715) 455-1861
Grades: 9-12
| 123 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Cumberland High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 8th Ave
Cumberland, WI 54829
(715) 822-5121
Grades: 9-12
| 310 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Woodland Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
808 E Woodland Ave
Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-5621
Grades: PK-4
| 325 students
Rank: #2121.
Chetek-weyerhaeuser High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Knapp St
Chetek, WI 54728
(715) 924-3137
Grades: 9-12
| 242 students
Rank: #2222.
Turtle Lake High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
205 Oak St N
Turtle Lake, WI 54889
(715) 986-4470
Grades: 9-12
| 108 students
Rank: #2323.
Riverview Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
135 W River Ave
Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-5641
Grades: 5-8
| 301 students
Rank: #2424.
Rice Lake High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
30 S Wisconsin Ave
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-2181
Grades: 9-12
| 716 students
Rank: #2525.
Cumberland Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
980 8th Ave
Cumberland, WI 54829
(715) 822-5122
Grades: 5-8
| 281 students
Rank: #2626.
Barron High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1050 E Woodland Ave
Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-5627
Grades: 9-12
| 342 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cameron Of Virtual Education
Alternative School
Charter School
750 S 1st St
Cameron, WI 54822
(715) 458-5610
Grades: PK-12
| 113 students
Rank: n/an/a
Head Start
205 E Orchard Beach Ln
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 434-5437
Grades: PK
| 37 students
Rank: n/an/a
104 Cameron Rd
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-6671
Grades: PK
| 20 students
Rank: n/an/a
Island City Academy
Vocational School
Charter School
980 8th Ave
Cumberland, WI 54829
(715) 522-5122
Grades: 7-12
| 1 students
Rank: n/an/a
Island City Virtual Academy
Charter School
1010 8th Ave
Cumberland, WI 54829
(715) 822-5124
Grades: PK-12
| 48 students
Rank: n/an/a
Link2learn Virtual Charter School
Charter School
1001 Knapp St
Chetek, WI 54728
(715) 924-2226
Grades: PK-12
| 31 students
Rank: n/an/a
North Star Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
700 S 1st St
Cameron, WI 54822
(715) 458-4560
Grades: 9-12
| 34 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Barron County, WI

Barron County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
230 Lulu Ave
Almena, WI 54805
(715) 357-3263
Grades: 3-4
| 20 students
Barron County Alternative School (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Charter School
1107 Heart Island Parkway
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 736-3464
Grades: 9-12
| 12 students
1001 Knapp St
Chetek, WI 54728
(715) 924-3137
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1001 Knapp St
Chetek, WI 54728
(715) 924-3136
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Po Box 247
Dallas, WI 54733
(715) 837-1180
Grades: PK
| 22 students
1011 S Main St
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-4591
Grades: PK-5
| 98 students
980 8th Ave
Cumberland, WI 54829
(715) 822-5122
Grades: 7-8
| 20 students
30 Phipps Ave
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-3145
Grades: PK-4
| 150 students
608 West Marshall
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-5432
Grades: PK
| 18 students
426 North Wilson Ave
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-7979
Grades: 3-5
| 96 students
33 Ann St
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-8612
Grades: 9-12
| 32 students
1001 Knapp St
Chetek, WI 54728
(715) 924-2226
Grades: 6-8
| 18 students
33 Ann St
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-8612
Grades: PK-K
| 13 students
1201 6th St
Chetek, WI 54728
(715) 924-2244
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Barron County, WI?
The top ranked public schools in Barron County, WI include Advanced Learning Of Wisconsin, Barron Area Montessori School and Laker Online.
How many public schools are located in Barron County, WI?
33 public schools are located in Barron County, WI.
What percentage of students in Barron County, WI go to public school?
95% of all K-12 students in Barron County, WI are educated in public schools (compared to the WI state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Barron County, WI?
Barron County, WI public schools minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public schools average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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