Fort Atkinson School District

201 Park St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-2155
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Fort Atkinson 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,581 students in Fort Atkinson School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Public Schools in Fort Atkinson School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 39% statewide average).
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).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WI)
# Schools
7 Schools
2,248 Schools
# Students
2,581 Students
828,174 Students
# Teachers
196 Teachers
59,890 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Fort Atkinson School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 439 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WI)
#210 out of 443 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fort Atkinson   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
36%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Atkinson   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 2020-21 school year data.
42%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Atkinson   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 2020-21 school year data.
94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fort Atkinson   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.34
0.51
# American Indian Students
4 Students
9,547 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
38 Students
34,227 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
374 Students
108,741 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
13%
# Black Students
40 Students
71,409 Students
% Black Students
2%
9%
# White Students
2,062 Students
563,072 Students
% White Students
80%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
630 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
58 Students
40,760 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
169
51,141
# Students in K Grade:
154
54,443
# Students in 1st Grade:
112
54,682
# Students in 2nd Grade:
171
55,361
# Students in 3rd Grade:
145
55,782
# Students in 4th Grade:
142
56,342
# Students in 5th Grade:
171
56,976
# Students in 6th Grade:
160
58,085
# Students in 7th Grade:
179
60,698
# Students in 8th Grade:
189
61,972
# Students in 9th Grade:
243
67,643
# Students in 10th Grade:
213
64,086
# Students in 11th Grade:
254
64,078
# Students in 12th Grade:
279
66,785
# Ungraded Students:
-
100

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,494 is higher than the state median of $16,747. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,578 is less than the state median of $16,719. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WI)
Total Revenue
$45 MM
$13,869 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fort Atkinson   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$43 MM
$13,846 MM
This chart display total spending of Fort Atkinson   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,494
$16,747
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fort Atkinson   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,578
$16,719
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fort Atkinson   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Fort Atkinson School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Barrie Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Harriette St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7817
Grades: PK-5
| 221 students
Rank: #22.
Rockwell Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
821 Monroe St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7818
Grades: PK-5
| 226 students
Rank: #33.
Luther Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
205 Park St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 568-4465
Grades: PK-5
| 229 students
Rank: #44.
Fort Atkinson Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
310 S 4th St E
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7833
Grades: 6-8
| 528 students
Rank: #55.
Purdy Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
719 S Main St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7822
Grades: PK-5
| 271 students
Rank: #66.
Fort Atkinson High School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
925 Lexington Blvd
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7811
Grades: 9-12
| 989 students
Rank: n/an/a
Fort Atkinson 4k
1000 Harriette St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7822
Grades: PK
| 117 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Fort Atkinson School District?
Fort Atkinson School District manages 7 public schools serving 2,581 students.
What is the rank of Fort Atkinson School District?
Fort Atkinson School District is ranked #217 out of 439 school districts in Wisconsin (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Wisconsin school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Fort Atkinson School District?
80% of Fort Atkinson School District students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Fort Atkinson School District?
Fort Atkinson School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 14:1.
What is Fort Atkinson School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,578 is less than the state median of $16,719. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,581 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in WI)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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