Top 10 Best Lafayette County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 2,496 students in Lafayette County, WI. Lafayette County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
The top ranked public schools in Lafayette County, WI are Darlington High School, Belmont Elementary School and Benton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lafayette County, WI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Lafayette County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Wisconsin public schools.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Lafayette County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Darlington High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11838 Center Hill Rd
Darlington, WI 53530
(608) 776-4001
Grades: 9-12
| 207 students
Rank: #22.
Belmont Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
646 E Liberty St
Belmont, WI 53510
(608) 762-5131
Grades: PK-5
| 194 students
Rank: #33.
Benton Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
41 Alma St
Benton, WI 53803
(608) 759-4002
Grades: PK-6
| 105 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Benton Middle School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
41 Alma St
Benton, WI 53803
(608) 759-4002
Grades: 7-8
| 31 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Shullsburg High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
444 N Judgement St
Shullsburg, WI 53586
(608) 965-4427
Grades: 9-12
| 117 students
Rank: #66.
Darlington Elementary Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11630 Center Hill Rd
Darlington, WI 53530
(608) 776-4021
Grades: PK-8
| 611 students
Rank: #77.
Pecatonica High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
704 Cross St
Blanchardville, WI 53516
(608) 523-4285
Grades: 6-12
| 41 students
Rank: #88.
Black Hawk Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
202 E Center St
South Wayne, WI 53587
(608) 439-5444
Grades: PK-5
| 202 students
Rank: #99.
Shullsburg Junior High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
444 N Judgement St
Shullsburg, WI 53586
(608) 965-4427
Grades: 6-8
| 83 students
Rank: #1010.
Argyle Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14665 State Road 78
Argyle, WI 53504
(608) 543-3318
Grades: PK-5
| 138 students
Rank: #1111.
Benton High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
41 Alma St
Benton, WI 53803
(608) 759-4002
Grades: 9-12
| 70 students
Rank: #1212.
Argyle Middle School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
14665 State Road 78
Argyle, WI 53504
(608) 543-3318
Grades: 6-8
| 65 students
Rank: #1313.
Shullsburg Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
444 N Judgement St
Shullsburg, WI 53586
(608) 965-4427
Grades: PK-5
| 167 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Belmont High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
646 E Liberty St
Belmont, WI 53510
(608) 762-5131
Grades: 6-12
| 194 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Black Hawk Middle School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
202 E Center St
South Wayne, WI 53587
(608) 439-5371
Grades: 6-8
| 73 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Argyle High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
14665 State Road 78
Argyle, WI 53504
(608) 543-3318
Grades: 9-12
| 99 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Black Hawk High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
202 E Center St
South Wayne, WI 53587
(608) 439-5371
Grades: 9-12
| 99 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Lafayette County, WI

Lafayette County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Excel Charter School (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
Charter School
Po Box 303
South Wayne, WI 53587
(608) 439-5444
Grades: 7-12
| 11 students

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