Top 10 Best Polk County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 6,737 students in Polk County, WI (there are 2 private schools, serving 123 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Polk County, WI are educated in public schools (compared to the WI state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Polk County, WI are Saint Croix Falls Elementary School, Osceola Middle School and Amery Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Polk County, WI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Polk County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Wisconsin public schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Public Schools in Polk County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Saint Croix Falls Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
651 E Louisiana St
Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024
(715) 483-9823
Grades: PK-4
| 342 students
Rank: #22.
Osceola Middle School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1029 Oak Ridge Dr
Osceola, WI 54020
(715) 294-4180
Grades: 6-8
| 361 students
Rank: #33.
Amery Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
501 Minneapolis Ave S
Amery, WI 54001
(715) 268-9771
Grades: 6-8
| 303 students
Rank: #44.
Amery Intermediate
(Math: 54% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
543 Minneapolis Ave S
Amery, WI 54001
(715) 268-9771
Grades: 3-5
| 263 students
Rank: #55.
Lien Elementary School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
469 Minneapolis Ave S
Amery, WI 54001
(715) 268-9771
Grades: PK-3
| 394 students
Rank: #66.
Frederic Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
305 Birch St
Frederic, WI 54837
(715) 327-4221
Grades: PK-5
| 217 students
Rank: #77.
Osceola High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1111 Oak Ridge Dr
Osceola, WI 54020
(715) 294-2127
Grades: 9-12
| 527 students
Rank: #88.
Saint Croix Falls Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
740 Maple Dr
Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024
(715) 483-2507
Grades: 5-8
| 319 students
Rank: #99.
Osceola Intermediate
(Math: 43% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
949 Education Ave
Osceola, WI 54020
(715) 294-2800
Grades: 3-5
| 299 students
Rank: #1010.
Luck Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
810 S 7th St
Luck, WI 54853
(715) 472-2152
Grades: PK-5
| 184 students
Rank: #1111.
Clayton Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
236 Polk Ave W
Clayton, WI 54004
(715) 948-2163
Grades: PK-5
| 127 students
Rank: #1212.
Saint Croix Falls High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
740 Maple Dr
Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024
(715) 483-2507
Grades: 9-12
| 349 students
Rank: #1313.
Unity Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1908 150th St, Hwy 46 N
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
(715) 825-2101
Grades: PK-4
| 383 students
Rank: #1414.
Clear Lake Junior High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 3rd St Sw
Clear Lake, WI 54005
(715) 263-2113
Grades: 7-8
| 102 students
Rank: #1515.
Gaylord A Nelson Educational Center
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
135 8th Ave
Clear Lake, WI 54005
(715) 263-2117
Grades: PK-6
| 286 students
Rank: #1616.
Unity Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1908 150th St, Hwy 46 N
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
(715) 825-2101
Grades: 5-8
| 265 students
Rank: #1717.
Frederic 6-12 School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1437 Clam Falls Dr
Frederic, WI 54837
(715) 327-4223
Grades: 6-12
| 224 students
Rank: #1818.
Unity High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1908 150th St, Hwy 46 N
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
(715) 825-2131
Grades: 9-12
| 291 students
Rank: #1919.
Amery High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
555 Minneapolis Ave S
Amery, WI 54001
(715) 268-9771
Grades: 9-12
| 481 students
Rank: #2020.
Clear Lake High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 3rd St Sw
Clear Lake, WI 54005
(715) 263-2113
Grades: 9-12
| 184 students
Rank: #2121.
Luck Middle School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
810 S 7th St
Luck, WI 54853
(715) 472-2152
Grades: 6-8
| 83 students
Rank: #2222.
Luck High School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
810 S 7th St
Luck, WI 54853
(715) 472-2152
Grades: 9-12
| 121 students
Rank: #2323.
Clayton High School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
236 Polk Ave W
Clayton, WI 54004
(715) 948-2163
Grades: 9-12
| 102 students
Rank: #2424.
Clayton Middle School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
236 Polk Ave W
Clayton, WI 54004
(715) 948-2163
Grades: 6-8
| 66 students
Rank: n/an/a
131 2nd Ave
Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024
(715) 483-9823
Grades: PK-K
| 73 students
Rank: n/an/a
250 10th Ave E
Osceola, WI 54020
(715) 294-3457
Grades: PK-2
| 391 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Polk County, WI

Polk County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1101 3rd St Sw
Clear Lake, WI 54005
(715) 263-2113
Grades: 9-12
| 209 students
1111 Oak Ridge Dr
Osceola, WI 54020
(715) 294-2127
Grades: 11-12
| 11 students
250 10th Ave E
Osceola, WI 54020
(715) 294-3457
Grades: PK
| 91 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Polk County, WI?
The top ranked public schools in Polk County, WI include Saint Croix Falls Elementary School, Osceola Middle School and Amery Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Polk County, WI?
26 public schools are located in Polk County, WI.
What percentage of students in Polk County, WI go to public school?
98% of all K-12 students in Polk County, WI are educated in public schools (compared to the WI state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Polk County, WI?
Polk County, WI public schools minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public schools average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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