Waunakee Community School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 4,304 students in Waunakee Community School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 1% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Public Schools in Waunakee Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Waunakee Community School District are Arboretum Elementary School, Waunakee Intermediate and Waunakee Prairie Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Waunakee Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Waunakee Community School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WI)
# Schools
7 Schools
2,259 Schools
# Students
4,304 Students
830,713 Students
# Teachers
339 Teachers
59,665 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Waunakee Community School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 441 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WI)
Overall District Rank
#7 out of 442 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Waunakee Community   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waunakee Community   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waunakee Community   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Waunakee Community   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.24
0.51
# American Indian Students
n/a
9,725 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
121 Students
34,497 Students
% Asian Students
3%
4%
# Hispanic Students
212 Students
106,235 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
13%
# Black Students
54 Students
73,567 Students
% Black Students
1%
9%
# White Students
3,740 Students
567,051 Students
% White Students
87%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
634 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
174 Students
38,160 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
275
47,040
# Students in K Grade:
256
54,019
# Students in 1st Grade:
272
55,100
# Students in 2nd Grade:
298
55,640
# Students in 3rd Grade:
270
56,282
# Students in 4th Grade:
308
57,044
# Students in 5th Grade:
309
58,245
# Students in 6th Grade:
341
60,625
# Students in 7th Grade:
294
61,994
# Students in 8th Grade:
305
63,435
# Students in 9th Grade:
344
65,866
# Students in 10th Grade:
337
64,757
# Students in 11th Grade:
343
64,918
# Students in 12th Grade:
352
65,748
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,149 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,405. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,124 is less than the state median of $17,013. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WI)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$61 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Waunakee Community   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$57 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Waunakee Community   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,149
$16,405
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Waunakee Community   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,124
$17,013
This chart display average spending per public school student in Waunakee Community   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Waunakee Community School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Arboretum Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1350 Arboretum Dr
Waunakee, WI 53597
(608) 849-1800
Grades: PK-4
| 430 students
Rank: #22.
Waunakee Intermediate
Math: 81% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6273 Woodland Dr
Waunakee, WI 53597
(608) 849-2176
Grades: 5-6
| 650 students
Rank: #33.
Waunakee Prairie Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
700 N Madison St
Waunakee, WI 53597
(608) 849-2200
Grades: PK-4
| 510 students
Rank: #44.
Waunakee Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1001 South St
Waunakee, WI 53597
(608) 849-2060
Grades: 7-8
| 599 students
Rank: #55.
Waunakee Heritage Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
501 South St
Waunakee, WI 53597
(608) 849-2030
Grades: PK-4
| 472 students
Rank: #66.
Waunakee High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
301 Community Dr
Waunakee, WI 53597
(608) 849-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,376 students
Rank: n/an/a
905 Bethel Cir
Waunakee, WI 53597
(608) 849-2000
Grades: PK
| 267 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Waunakee Community School District
  • 905 Bethel Cir, Waunakee, WI, 53597
  • (608) 849-2000
  • waunakee.k12.wi.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,304 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in WI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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