Wausau School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 20 public schools managed by Wausau School District serving 8,338 students in Wausau, Wisconsin.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Wausau School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Wausau East High School
    2607 N 18th St
    Wausau, WI 54403
    (715)261-0650

    Grades: 9-12 | 1027 students
  • Wausau Enrich Excel Achieve Learning Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    2607 N 18th St
    Wausau, WI 54403
    (715)261-2490

    Grades: 6-12 | 82 students
  • Wausau Franklin Elementary School
    1509 N 5th St
    Wausau, WI 54403
    (715)261-0000

    Grades: K-5 | 312 students
  • Wausau G D Jones Elementary School
    1018 S 12th Ave
    Wausau, WI 54401
    (715)261-0950

    Grades: PK-5 | 579 students
  • Wausau Grant Elementary School
    500 N 4th Ave
    Wausau, WI 54401
    (715)261-0190

    Grades: K-5 | 220 students
  • Wausau Hawthorn Hills Elementary School
    1600 Kickbusch St
    Wausau, WI 54403
    (715)261-0045

    Grades: PK-5 | 275 students
  • Wausau Hewitt-texas Elementary School
    T10331 Quarry Rd
    Wausau, WI 54403
    (715)261-0015

    Grades: K-5 | 124 students
  • Wausau Horace Mann Middle School
    3101 N 13th St
    Wausau, WI 54403
    (715)261-0725

    Grades: 6-10 | 706 students
  • Wausau John Marshall Elementary School
    1918 Lamont St
    Wausau, WI 54403
    (715)261-0060

    Grades: K-5 | 324 students
  • Wausau John Muir Middle School
    1400 W Stewart Ave
    Wausau, WI 54401
    (715)261-0100

    Grades: 6-9 | 1000 students
  • Wausau Lincoln Elementary School
    720 S 6th Ave
    Wausau, WI 54401
    (715)261-0965

    Grades: K-5 | 274 students
  • Wausau Maine Elementary School
    5901 N 44th Ave
    Wausau, WI 54401
    (715)261-0250

    Grades: K-5 | 244 students
  • Wausau Rib Mountain Elementary School
    2701 Robin Ln
    Wausau, WI 54401
    (715)261-0220

    Grades: K-5 | 245 students
  • Wausau Riverview Elementary School
    4303 Troy St
    Wausau, WI 54403
    (715)261-0030

    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
  • Wausau South Mountain Elementary School
    5400 Bittersweet Rd
    Wausau, WI 54401
    (715)261-0235

    Grades: K-5 | 222 students
  • Wausau Stettin Elementary School
    109 N 56th Ave
    Wausau, WI 54401
    (715)261-0205

    Grades: K-5 | 286 students
  • Wausau Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
    500 W Randolph St
    Wausau, WI 54401
    (715)261-0175

    Grades: PK-5 | 472 students
  • Wausau Wausau Area Montessori Charter School Charter School
    3101 N 13th St
    Wausau, WI 54403
    (715)261-0795

    Grades: K-6 | 138 students
  • Wausau Wausau Area Virtual Education
    415 Seymour St
    Wausau, WI 54402
    (715)261-0527

    Grades: 6-12 | 23 students
  • Wausau West High School
    1200 W Wausau Ave
    Wausau, WI 54401
    (715)261-0850

    Grades: 9-12 | 1308 students

Overview

School District NameWausau School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students8,338 students
# of Teachers593 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
# of Male Students4,045 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students4,293 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.51
# of American Indian Students64 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students1,592 students
% Asian Students
19%
# of Hispanic Students462 students
% Hispanic Students
6%
# of Black Students204 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students5,581 students
% White Students
67%
# of Hawaiian Students4 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students431 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:514
# of Students in Kindergarten:608
# of Students in 1st Grade:587
# of Students in 2nd Grade:624
# of Students in 3rd Grade:618
# of Students in 4th Grade:629
# of Students in 5th Grade:603
# of Students in 6th Grade:565
# of Students in 7th Grade:600
# of Students in 8th Grade:564
# of Students in 9th Grade:543
# of Students in 10th Grade:632
# of Students in 11th Grade:593
# of Students in 12th Grade:658
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Wausau School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 439 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wausau 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wausau 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wausau School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,931 in this school district is less than the state average of $14,923. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,263 is less than the state average of $14,711. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WI)
Total Revenue$112 MM$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wausau School District and average revenue for each school distric in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$106 MM$12 MM
This chart display total spending of Wausau School District and average spending for each school distric in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,931$14,923
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wausau School District and average revenue per public school student in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,263$14,711
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wausau School District and average spending per public school student in WI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Wausau School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.51, which is higher than the Wisconsin average of 0.28. The most diverse school in the district is Thomas Jefferson Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Wisconsin or national school diversity statistics.