West Bend School District

735 S Main St
West Bend, WI 53095-3939
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 5,961 students in West Bend School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Public Schools in West Bend School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (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
12 Schools
2,248 Schools
# Students
5,961 Students
828,174 Students
# Teachers
383 Teachers
59,890 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

West Bend School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 92% has increased from 90% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (WI)
#89 out of 450 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of West Bend   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
53%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Bend   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.
45%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Bend   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.
53%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of West Bend   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.
92%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Bend   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
27 Students
9,547 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
74 Students
34,227 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
494 Students
108,741 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
13%
# Black Students
209 Students
71,409 Students
% Black Students
4%
9%
# White Students
4,879 Students
563,072 Students
% White Students
82%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
630 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
278 Students
40,760 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
380
51,141
# Students in K Grade:
361
54,443
# Students in 1st Grade:
356
54,682
# Students in 2nd Grade:
362
55,361
# Students in 3rd Grade:
357
55,782
# Students in 4th Grade:
370
56,342
# Students in 5th Grade:
372
56,976
# Students in 6th Grade:
431
58,085
# Students in 7th Grade:
419
60,698
# Students in 8th Grade:
460
61,972
# Students in 9th Grade:
512
67,643
# Students in 10th Grade:
489
64,086
# Students in 11th Grade:
518
64,078
# Students in 12th Grade:
574
66,785
# Ungraded Students:
-
100

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,955 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,747. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,431 is less than the state median of $16,719. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WI)
Total Revenue
$95 MM
$13,869 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Bend   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
$86 MM
$13,846 MM
This chart display total spending of West Bend   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
$15,955
$16,747
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Bend   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
$14,431
$16,719
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Bend   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 West Bend School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mclane Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
833 Chestnut St
West Bend, WI 53095
(262) 335-5487
Grades: K-4
| 393 students
Rank: #22.
Fair Park Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
519 N Indiana Ave
West Bend, WI 53090
(262) 335-5516
Grades: K-4
| 355 students
Rank: #33.
Decorah Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1225 Sylvan Way
West Bend, WI 53095
(262) 335-5476
Grades: K-4
| 359 students
Rank: #44.
Jackson Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
W204n16850 Jackson Dr
Jackson, WI 53037
(262) 335-5474
Grades: K-4
| 336 students
Rank: #55.
East High School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1305 E Decorah Rd
West Bend, WI 53095
(262) 335-5532
Grades: 9-12
| 974 students
Rank: #66.
West High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1305 E Decorah Rd
West Bend, WI 53095
(262) 335-5532
Grades: 9-12
| 1,116 students
Rank: #77.
Green Tree Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1330 Green Tree Rd
West Bend, WI 53090
(262) 335-5521
Grades: K-4
| 363 students
Rank: #88.
Silverbrook Intermediate
(Math: 57% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
120 N Silverbrook Dr
West Bend, WI 53095
(262) 335-5499
Grades: 5-6
| 803 students
Rank: #99.
Badger Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
727 S 6th Ave
West Bend, WI 53095
(262) 335-5456
Grades: 7-8
| 878 students
Rank: n/an/a
Rolf's Early Childhood Center
Special Education School
737 S 3rd Ave
West Bend, WI 53095
(262) 335-5511
Grades: PK
| 34 students
Rank: n/an/a
Washington Street School
Alternative School
500 N Schmidt Rd
West Bend, WI 53095
(262) 335-5409
Grades: 6-12
| 4 students
Rank: n/an/a
735 S Main St
West Bend, WI 53095
(262) 335-5427
Grades: PK
| 346 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to West Bend School District?
West Bend School District manages 12 public schools serving 5,961 students.
What is the rank of West Bend School District?
West Bend School District is ranked #88 out of 448 school districts in Wisconsin (top 20%) 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 overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in West Bend School District?
82% of West Bend School District students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of West Bend School District?
West Bend School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 14:1.
What is West Bend School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,431 is less than the state median of $16,719. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 5,961 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : 92% (Top 50% in WI)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • : 45% (Top 30%)
  • : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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