Stoughton Area School District

320 North St
Stoughton, WI 53589-1733
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Stoughton Area School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Wisconsin for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,760 students in Stoughton Area School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Public Schools in Stoughton Area School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 38% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (WI)
# Schools
6 Schools
2,248 Schools
# Students
2,760 Students
828,174 Students
# Teachers
214 Teachers
59,890 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Stoughton Area School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 448 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (WI)
#219 out of 450 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Stoughton Area   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
39%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Stoughton Area   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
39%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Stoughton Area   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
48%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Stoughton Area   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of WI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Stoughton Area   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.32
0.51
# American Indian Students
3 Students
9,547 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
51 Students
34,227 Students
% Asian Students
2%
4%
# Hispanic Students
194 Students
108,741 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
13%
# Black Students
88 Students
71,409 Students
% Black Students
3%
9%
# White Students
2,264 Students
563,072 Students
% White Students
82%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
630 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
158 Students
40,760 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
181
51,141
# Students in K Grade:
181
54,443
# Students in 1st Grade:
180
54,682
# Students in 2nd Grade:
179
55,361
# Students in 3rd Grade:
182
55,782
# Students in 4th Grade:
186
56,342
# Students in 5th Grade:
202
56,976
# Students in 6th Grade:
179
58,085
# Students in 7th Grade:
201
60,698
# Students in 8th Grade:
180
61,972
# Students in 9th Grade:
220
67,643
# Students in 10th Grade:
212
64,086
# Students in 11th Grade:
251
64,078
# Students in 12th Grade:
226
66,785
# Ungraded Students:
-
100

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,893 is higher than the state median of $16,747. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,586 is less than the state median of $16,719. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WI)
Total Revenue
$47 MM
$13,869 MM
This chart display total revenue of Stoughton Area   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$43 MM
$13,846 MM
This chart display total spending of Stoughton Area   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,893
$16,747
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Stoughton Area   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,586
$16,719
This chart display average spending per public school student in Stoughton Area   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Stoughton Area School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fox Prairie Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1601 W South St
Stoughton, WI 53589
(608) 877-5101
Grades: K-5
| 398 students
Rank: #22.
Sandhill Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1920 Lincoln Ave
Stoughton, WI 53589
(608) 877-5401
Grades: K-5
| 414 students
Rank: #33.
Kegonsa Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1400 Vernon St
Stoughton, WI 53589
(608) 877-5201
Grades: K-5
| 298 students
Rank: #44.
Stoughton High School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Lincoln Ave
Stoughton, WI 53589
(608) 877-5601
Grades: 9-12
| 909 students
Rank: #55.
River Bluff Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
235 N Forrest St
Stoughton, WI 53589
(608) 877-5501
Grades: 6-8
| 560 students
Rank: n/an/a
Sasd 4k
320 North St
Stoughton, WI 53589
(608) 877-5404
Grades: PK
| 181 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Stoughton Area School District?
Stoughton Area School District manages 6 public schools serving 2,760 students.
What is the rank of Stoughton Area School District?
Stoughton Area School District is ranked #206 out of 448 school districts in Wisconsin (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Wisconsin school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Stoughton Area School District?
82% of Stoughton Area School District students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Stoughton Area School District?
Stoughton Area School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 14:1.
What is Stoughton Area School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,586 is less than the state median of $16,719. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,760 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in WI)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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