Top 10 Best Bayfield County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 1,539 students in Bayfield County, WI. Bayfield County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
The top ranked public schools in Bayfield County, WI are Iron River Elementary School, Washburn Elementary School and South Shore Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bayfield County, WI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Bayfield County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Wisconsin public schools.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Wisconsin public school average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Bayfield County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Iron River Elementary School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    7730 Pettingill Ave
    Iron River, WI 54847
    (715) 372-4334

    Grades: K-5 | 95 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Washburn Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    411 W 8th St
    Washburn, WI 54891
    (715) 373-6199

    Grades: PK-6 | 298 students
  • Rank: #33.
    South Shore Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    9135 School Rd
    Port Wing, WI 54865
    (715) 774-3817

    Grades: PK-6 | 84 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Washburn Middle School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    305 W 4th Street
    Washburn, WI 54891
    (715) 373-6199

    Grades: 7-8 | 87 students
  • Rank: #55.
    La Pointe Elementary School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    868 Whitefish St
    La Pointe, WI 54850
    (715) 747-3605

    Grades: PK-6 | 15 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Drummond Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    52440 Eastern Ave
    Drummond, WI 54832
    (715) 739-6731

    Grades: PK-6 | 193 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Bayfield Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    300 N 4th St
    Bayfield, WI 54814
    (715) 779-3201

    Grades: PK-5 | 159 students
  • Rank: #88.
    South Shore Jr/sr High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    9135 School Rd
    Port Wing, WI 54865
    (715) 774-3500

    Grades: 7-12 | 80 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Washburn High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    305 W 4th St
    Washburn, WI 54891
    (715) 373-6188

    Grades: 9-12 | 168 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Drummond High School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    52440 Eastern Ave
    Drummond, WI 54832
    (715) 739-6231

    Grades: 9-12 | 115 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Drummond Junior High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    52440 Eastern Ave
    Drummond, WI 54832
    (715) 739-6231

    Grades: 7-8 | 52 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Bayfield High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 N 4th St
    Bayfield, WI 54814
    (715) 779-3201

    Grades: 9-12 | 118 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Bayfield Middle School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 N 4th St
    Bayfield, WI 54814
    (715) 779-3201

    Grades: 6-8 | 75 students
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