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For the 2021 school year, there are 121 blue ribbon public schools serving 45,932 students in Wisconsin.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Wisconsin are Van Hise Elementary School, Oriole Lane Elementary School and Sevastopol Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Wisconsin blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Wisconsin Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    Van Hise Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4747 Waukesha St
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 204-4800

    408 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #22.
    Oriole Lane Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    12850 N Oriole Ln
    Mequon, WI 53097
    (262) 238-4220

    476 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #33.
    Sevastopol Middle School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4550 Highway 57
    Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
    (920) 743-6282

    127 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #44.
    Marcy Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    W180n4851 Marcy Rd
    Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
    (262) 781-8283

    611 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #55.
    Brompton School Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    8518 22nd Ave
    Kenosha, WI 53143
    (262) 359-2191

    214 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #66.
    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

    95 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #77.
    Swallow Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    W299n5614 County Road E
    Hartland, WI 53029
    (262) 367-2000

    521 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Kennedy Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3901 Randolph Rd
    Janesville, WI 53546
    (608) 743-7500

    373 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Muskego Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    S75w17476 Janesville Rd
    Muskego, WI 53150
    (262) 971-1840

    274 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Lakeshore Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    706 Prairie Rd
    Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
    (920) 929-2901

    398 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Shorewood Hills Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1105 Shorewood Blvd
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 204-1200

    463 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #1212.
    Magee Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    W313s4134 Highway 83
    Genesee Depot, WI 53127
    (262) 968-6450

    249 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #1313.
    College Park Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5701 W College Ave
    Greendale, WI 53129
    (414) 423-2850

    287 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #1414.
    Lakeview Technology Academy Vocational School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    9449 88th Ave
    Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
    (262) 359-8155

    410 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #1515.
    Addison Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5050 Indian Rd
    Hartford, WI 53027
    (262) 644-8037

    478 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #1616.
    Country Meadows Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    S75w16399 Hilltop Dr
    Muskego, WI 53150
    (262) 971-1815

    281 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #1717.
    Grafton Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1800 Washington St
    Grafton, WI 53024
    (262) 376-5700

    370 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #1818.
    Section Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    W318s8430 County Road Ee
    Mukwonago, WI 53149
    (262) 363-6260

    465 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #1919.
    Wilson Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    11001 N Buntrock Ave
    Mequon, WI 53092
    (262) 238-4601

    590 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #2020.
    Gibraltar Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3924 State Highway 42
    Fish Creek, WI 54212
    (920) 868-3284

    264 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #2121.
    Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    316 S Ringold St
    Janesville, WI 53545
    (608) 743-7000

    368 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #2222.
    Allenton Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    228 Weis St
    Allenton, WI 53002
    (262) 629-5546

    429 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2323.
    Cedarburg High School Math: 63% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    W68n611 Evergreen Blvd
    Cedarburg, WI 53012
    (262) 376-6200

    1,090 student
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #2424.
    Winneconne Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    400 N 9th Ave
    Winneconne, WI 54986
    (920) 582-5800

    367 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #2525.
    Lake Shore Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    11036 N Range Line Rd
    Mequon, WI 53092
    (262) 238-7613

    387 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #2626.
    Homestead High School Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5000 W Mequon Rd
    Mequon, WI 53092
    (262) 238-5646

    1,324 student
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #2727.
    Elmwood Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5900 S Sunnyslope Rd
    New Berlin, WI 53151
    (262) 789-6581

    565 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #2828.
    Pilgrim Park Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1500 Pilgrim Pkwy
    Elm Grove, WI 53122
    (262) 785-3920

    824 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #29-3129.- 31.
    Nasonville Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    11044 Us Highway 10
    Marshfield, WI 54449
    (715) 676-3611

    320 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #29-3129.- 31.
    Prairie View Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    W330s6473 Highway E
    North Prairie, WI 53153
    (262) 392-6310

    343 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #29-3129.- 31.
    Spring Valley Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    N4754 County Road Bb
    Antigo, WI 54409
    (715) 623-6900

    119 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #3232.
    County Line Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    W159n9939 Butternut Rd
    Germantown, WI 53022
    (262) 253-3465

    468 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #3333.
    Shorewood High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1701 E Capitol Dr
    Milwaukee, WI 53211
    (414) 963-6921

    652 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #3434.
    Bannach Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5400 Walter St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5668

    408 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #3535.
    Eisenhower Middle/high Math: 66% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4333 S Sunnyslope Rd
    New Berlin, WI 53151
    (262) 789-6300

    1,164 student
    Year: 2006
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