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For the 2021 school year, there are 30 public schools serving 9,603 students in Portage County, WI. Portage County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
The top ranked public schools in Portage County, WI are Bannach Elementary School, Amherst Elementary School and Mcdill Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Portage County, WI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Portage County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Wisconsin public schools.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Portage County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Bannach Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5400 Walter St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5668

    Grades: PK-6 | 408 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Amherst Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    357 N Main St
    Amherst, WI 54406
    (715) 824-5523

    Grades: PK-4 | 381 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Mcdill Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2516 School St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5420

    Grades: PK-6 | 371 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Almond-bancroft High School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1336 Elm St
    Almond, WI 54909
    (715) 366-2941

    Grades: 9-12 | 113 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Grant Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    8511 County Road Ww
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
    (715) 424-6766

    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Amherst Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    357 N Main St
    Amherst, WI 54406
    (715) 824-5524

    Grades: 5-8 | 335 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Kennedy Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    616 W 2nd St
    Junction City, WI 54443
    (715) 345-5699

    Grades: PK-6 | 230 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Washington Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3500 Prais St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5426

    Grades: PK-6 | 449 students
  • Rank: #99.
    P J Jacobs Junior High School Math: 43% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2400 Main St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5422

    Grades: 7-9 | 642 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1800 East Ave
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5418

    Grades: PK-6 | 258 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Mckinley Center Math: 47% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2926 Blaine St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5421

    Grades: PK-6 | 442 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Amherst High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    357 N Main St
    Amherst, WI 54406
    (715) 824-5522

    Grades: 9-12 | 339 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2200 Wisconsin Ave
    Plover, WI 54467
    (715) 345-5425

    Grades: PK-6 | 457 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Benjamin Franklin Junior High School Math: 39% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2000 Polk St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5413

    Grades: 7-9 | 821 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Point Of Discovery School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1900 Polk St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5445

    Grades: 6-9 | 97 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Tomorrow River Community Charter Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10186 County Road Mm
    Amherst, WI 54406
    (715) 824-5521

    Grades: PK-6 | 142 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Rosholt High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    346 W Randolph St
    Rosholt, WI 54473
    (715) 677-4541

    Grades: 9-12 | 181 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Madison Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    600 Maria Dr
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5419

    Grades: PK-6 | 400 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Almond-bancroft Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1336 Elm St
    Almond, WI 54909
    (715) 366-2941

    Grades: PK-5 | 193 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Plover-whiting Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 Hoover Ave
    Plover, WI 54467
    (715) 345-5424

    Grades: PK-6 | 457 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Stevens Point Area Senior High School Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1201 N Point Dr
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5400

    Grades: 10-12 | 1,499 student
  • Rank: #2222.
    Rosholt Middle School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    346 W Randolph St
    Rosholt, WI 54473
    (715) 677-4541

    Grades: 6-8 | 128 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Rosholt Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    346 W Randolph St
    Rosholt, WI 54473
    (715) 677-4543

    Grades: PK-5 | 246 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Almond-bancroft Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1336 Elm St
    Almond, WI 54909
    (715) 366-2941

    Grades: 6-8 | 91 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Care Concerned About Reaching Everyone Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2000 Polk St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5620

    Grades: 7-9 | 16 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Charles F Fernandez Center Alternative Learning Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1025 Clark St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-5592

    Grades: 9-12 | 66 students
  • Rank: #27-3027.- 30.
    Juvenile Detention Alternative School
    1500 Strongs Ave
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 346-1263

    Grades: K-12 | 1 student
  • Rank: #27-3027.- 30.
    Point 4 The Future
    1900 Polk St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 343-6628

    Grades: PK | 452 students
  • Rank: #27-3027.- 30.
    Preschool Options Special Education School
    1900 Polk St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-2773

    Grades: PK | 29 students
  • Rank: #27-3027.- 30.10186 County Road Mm
    Amherst Junction, WI 54407
    (715) 346-2730

    Grades: PK-6 | 15 students
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