Top 10 Best Vernon County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 3,916 students in Vernon County, WI (there are 7 private schools, serving 359 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Vernon County, WI are educated in public schools (compared to the WI state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Vernon County, WI are Viroqua Area Montessori School, Vernon County Area Better Futures High School and Norwalk-ontario-wilton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Vernon County, WI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Vernon County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% 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 Vernon County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Viroqua Area Montessori School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
115 N Education Ave
Viroqua, WI 54665
(608) 637-7071
Grades: PK-8
| 129 students
Rank: #22.
Vernon County Area Better Futures High School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Blackhawk Dr
Viroqua, WI 54665
(608) 637-3191
Grades: 9-12
| 21 students
Rank: #33.
Norwalk-ontario-wilton Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
28861 Highway 131 N
Ontario, WI 54651
(608) 337-4420
Grades: PK-6
| 333 students
Rank: #44.
Laurel High School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Blackhawk Dr
Viroqua, WI 54665
(608) 637-3191
Grades: 9-12
| 13 students
Rank: #55.
La Farge High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
301 W Adams St
La Farge, WI 54639
(608) 625-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 63 students
Rank: #66.
Westby Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
122 Nelson St
Westby, WI 54667
(608) 634-0500
Grades: PK-4
| 278 students
Rank: #77.
Westby Middle School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
206 West Ave S
Westby, WI 54667
(608) 634-0200
Grades: 5-8
| 290 students
Rank: #88.
Viroqua Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Blackhawk Dr
Viroqua, WI 54665
(608) 637-3171
Grades: 5-8
| 271 students
Rank: #99.
Coon Valley Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 Lien St
Coon Valley, WI 54623
(608) 452-3143
Grades: PK-4
| 123 students
Rank: #1010.
Hillsboro Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
853 Hillsborough Ave
Hillsboro, WI 54634
(608) 489-2225
Grades: PK-5
| 245 students
Rank: #1111.
Viroqua High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Blackhawk Dr
Viroqua, WI 54665
(608) 637-3191
Grades: 9-12
| 296 students
Rank: #1212.
Stoddard Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 N Cottage St
Stoddard, WI 54658
(608) 457-2101
Grades: PK-5
| 124 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Viroqua Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
115 N Education Ave
Viroqua, WI 54665
(608) 637-7071
Grades: PK-4
| 332 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Westby High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
206 West Ave S
Westby, WI 54667
(608) 634-3101
Grades: 9-12
| 301 students
Rank: #1515.
Hillsboro High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
777 School Rd
Hillsboro, WI 54634
(608) 489-2221
Grades: 6-12
| 291 students
Rank: #1616.
De Soto Middle School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
615 Main St
De Soto, WI 54624
(608) 648-0100
Grades: 6-8
| 102 students
Rank: #1717.
De Soto High School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
615 Main St
De Soto, WI 54624
(608) 648-0100
Grades: 9-12
| 126 students
Rank: #1818.
Brookwood High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
28861 Highway 131 N
Ontario, WI 54651
(608) 337-4401
Grades: 7-12
| 274 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
La Farge Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 W Adams St
La Farge, WI 54639
(608) 625-2400
Grades: PK-5
| 128 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
La Farge Middle School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 W Adams St
La Farge, WI 54639
(608) 625-2400
Grades: 6-8
| 48 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Prairie View Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
E3245 County Road N
De Soto, WI 54624
(608) 648-2227
Grades: PK-5
| 107 students
Rank: n/an/a
De Soto Virtual School
Charter School
615 Main St
De Soto, WI 54624
(608) 648-3311
Grades: PK-12
| 17 students
Rank: n/an/a
Kickapoo Valley Forest School
Charter School
S3661 Hwy 131
La Farge, WI 54639
(608) 625-2888
Grades: PK-K
| 4 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Vernon County, WI

Vernon County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
E3061 State Rd 162
Chaseburg, WI 54621
(608) 483-2111
Grades: 3-6
| 123 students
100 Blackhawk Dr
Viroqua, WI 54665
(608) 637-3171
Grades: 7-8
| 20 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Vernon County, WI?
How many public schools are located in Vernon County, WI?
23 public schools are located in Vernon County, WI.
What percentage of students in Vernon County, WI go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Vernon County, WI are educated in public schools (compared to the WI state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Vernon County, WI?
Vernon 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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