Top 10 Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 30 public schools serving 9,657 students in Jefferson County, WI. Jefferson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, WI are Sullivan Elementary School, Barrie Elementary School and Rockwell Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jefferson County, WI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Jefferson County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Wisconsin public schools.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sullivan Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
618 Bakertown Rd
Sullivan, WI 53178
(920) 675-1500
Grades: PK-5
| 198 students
Rank: #22.
Barrie Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Harriette St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7817
Grades: PK-5
| 225 students
Rank: #33.
Rockwell Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
821 Monroe St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7818
Grades: PK-5
| 234 students
Rank: #44.
Webster Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
634 S 12th St
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 262-1490
Grades: PK-5
| 367 students
Rank: #55.
Lake Mills Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
155 E Pine St
Lake Mills, WI 53551
(920) 648-2338
Grades: PK-4
| 626 students
Rank: #66.
Endeavor Charter School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
825 Endeavour Dr
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 262-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 38 students
Rank: #77.
Fort Atkinson Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
310 S 4th St E
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7833
Grades: 6-8
| 592 students
Rank: #88.
Ixonia Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
N8425 North St
Ixonia, WI 53036
(262) 560-8400
Grades: PK-4
| 288 students
Rank: #99.
Lake Mills High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
615 Catlin Dr
Lake Mills, WI 53551
(920) 648-2355
Grades: 9-12
| 490 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
East Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
120 S Sanborn Ave
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 675-1400
Grades: PK-5
| 314 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Luther Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
205 Park St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 568-4465
Grades: PK-5
| 236 students
Rank: #1212.
Lake Mills Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
318 College St
Lake Mills, WI 53551
(920) 648-2358
Grades: 5-8
| 460 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Schurz Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1508 Neenah St
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 262-1485
Grades: K-5
| 275 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
West Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
900 W Milwaukee St
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 675-1200
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #1515.
Johnson Creek Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
305 Milwaukee St
Johnson Creek, WI 53038
(920) 541-4801
Grades: PK-4
| 222 students
Rank: #1616.
Purdy Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
719 S Main St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7822
Grades: PK-5
| 271 students
Rank: #1717.
Jefferson Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
501 S Taft Ave
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 675-1300
Grades: 6-8
| 400 students
Rank: #1818.
Waterloo Middle School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
865 N Monroe St
Waterloo, WI 53594
(920) 478-2696
Grades: 7-8
| 115 students
Rank: #1919.
Waterloo Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
785 N Monroe St
Waterloo, WI 53594
(920) 478-2168
Grades: PK-4
| 279 students
Rank: #2020.
Palmyra-eagle Middle School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
123 Burr Oak St
Palmyra, WI 53156
(262) 495-7101
Grades: 6-8
| 122 students
Rank: #2121.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
210 N Montgomery St
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 262-1465
Grades: K-5
| 166 students
Rank: #2222.
Riverside Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
131 Hall St
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 262-1480
Grades: 6-8
| 723 students
Rank: #2323.
Johnson Creek Middle And High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
455 Aztalan St
Johnson Creek, WI 53038
(920) 541-4800
Grades: 5-12
| 345 students
Rank: #2424.
Waterloo Intermediate
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
865 N Monroe St
Waterloo, WI 53594
(920) 478-2696
Grades: 5-6
| 108 students
Rank: #2525.
Waterloo High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
865 N Monroe St
Waterloo, WI 53594
(920) 478-2171
Grades: 9-12
| 258 students
Rank: #2626.
Fort Atkinson High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
925 Lexington Blvd
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7811
Grades: 9-12
| 977 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Jefferson High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
700 W Milwaukee St
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 675-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 598 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Palmyra-eagle High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(9)
123 Burr Oak St
Palmyra, WI 53156
(262) 495-7101
Grades: 9-12
| 201 students
Fort Atkinson 4k
1000 Harriette St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7817
Grades: PK
| 117 students
Watertown 4 Kids
111 Dodge St
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 262-1460
Grades: PK
| 126 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Jefferson County, WI

Jefferson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
W1095 Concord Center Dr
Sullivan, WI 53178
(262) 593-2450
Grades: K-5
| 45 students
700 W Milwaukee St
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 675-1100
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
205 Park St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 568-7804
Grades: 11-12
| 19 students
701 Maple St
Palmyra, WI 53156
(262) 495-7103
Grades: PK-6
| n/a students
Turner Middle School (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Charter School
700 W Milwaukee St
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 675-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 9 students

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