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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 4,563 students in Lincoln County, WI. Lincoln County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
The top ranked public schools in Lincoln County, WI are Washington Elementary School, Tomahawk Elementary School and Tomahawk Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lincoln County, WI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Lincoln County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Wisconsin public schools.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Lincoln County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Washington Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1900 E 6th St
    Merrill, WI 54452
    (715) 536-2373

    Grades: K-5 | 291 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Tomahawk Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1048 E Kings Rd
    Tomahawk, WI 54487
    (715) 453-2126

    Grades: PK-5 | 569 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Tomahawk Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1048 E Kings Rd
    Tomahawk, WI 54487
    (715) 453-5371

    Grades: 6-8 | 303 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Tomahawk High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1048 E Kings Rd
    Tomahawk, WI 54487
    (715) 453-2106

    Grades: 9-12 | 376 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Kate Goodrich Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    505 W 10th St
    Merrill, WI 54452
    (715) 536-5233

    Grades: K-5 | 375 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Prairie River Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    106 N Polk St
    Merrill, WI 54452
    (715) 536-9593

    Grades: 6-8 | 560 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Merrill High School Math: 30% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1201 N Sales St
    Merrill, WI 54452
    (715) 536-4594

    Grades: 9-12 | 803 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1914 Jackson St
    Merrill, WI 54452
    (715) 536-5432

    Grades: K-5 | 231 students
  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    Lincoln Hills School Alternative School
    W4380 Copper Lake Ave
    Irma, WI 54442
    (715) 536-8386

    Grades: 6-12 | 102 students
  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    Merrill Adult Diploma Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    1101 N Mill St
    Merrill, WI 54452
    (715) 536-1431

    Grades: 10-12 | 21 students
  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.W4165 Highway 64
    Merrill, WI 54452
    (715) 536-2392

    Grades: PK | 188 students
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