Wisconsin Rapids School District

510 Peach St
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-4663
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 4,838 students in Wisconsin Rapids School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Public Schools in Wisconsin Rapids School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 38% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), 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
4,838 Students
828,174 Students
# Teachers
356 Teachers
59,890 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Wisconsin Rapids School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 94% has increased from 93% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (WI)
#322 out of 450 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wisconsin Rapids   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
34%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wisconsin Rapids   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.
31%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin Rapids   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.
94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wisconsin Rapids   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.34
0.51
# American Indian Students
58 Students
9,547 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
247 Students
34,227 Students
% Asian Students
5%
4%
# Hispanic Students
290 Students
108,741 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
13%
# Black Students
91 Students
71,409 Students
% Black Students
2%
9%
# White Students
3,922 Students
563,072 Students
% White Students
81%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
630 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
229 Students
40,760 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
326
51,141
# Students in K Grade:
339
54,443
# Students in 1st Grade:
329
54,682
# Students in 2nd Grade:
314
55,361
# Students in 3rd Grade:
360
55,782
# Students in 4th Grade:
328
56,342
# Students in 5th Grade:
350
56,976
# Students in 6th Grade:
331
58,085
# Students in 7th Grade:
333
60,698
# Students in 8th Grade:
342
61,972
# Students in 9th Grade:
371
67,643
# Students in 10th Grade:
372
64,086
# Students in 11th Grade:
342
64,078
# Students in 12th Grade:
401
66,785
# Ungraded Students:
-
100

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,577 is higher than the state median of $16,747. The school district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,975 is less than the state median of $16,719. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WI)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$90 MM
$13,869 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wisconsin Rapids   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 (20-21)
$77 MM
$13,846 MM
This chart display total spending of Wisconsin Rapids   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 (20-21)
$18,577
$16,747
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wisconsin Rapids   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 (20-21)
$15,975
$16,719
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wisconsin Rapids   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 Wisconsin Rapids School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Think Academy-together Helping Inspire Kids
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6950 Knowledge Ave
Rudolph, WI 54475
(715) 424-6784
Grades: PK-5
| 212 students
Rank: #22.
Howe Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
221 8th St N
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 424-6772
Grades: K-5
| 320 students
Rank: #33.
Washington Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2911 Washington St
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 424-6788
Grades: PK-5
| 304 students
Rank: #44.
Woodside Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
611 Two Mile Ave
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 424-6793
Grades: PK-5
| 383 students
Rank: #55.
Grant Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8511 County Road Ww
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 424-6766
Grades: PK-5
| 271 students
Rank: #66.
Central Oaks Academy
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
311 Lincoln Street
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 424-6700
Grades: PK-8
| 177 students
Rank: #77.
Lincoln High School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 16th St S
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 424-6750
Grades: 9-12
| 1,390 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Grove Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
471 Grove Ave
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 424-6769
Grades: PK-5
| 212 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Mead Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
241 17th Ave S
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
(715) 424-6777
Grades: PK-5
| 298 students
Rank: #1010.
Wisconsin Rapids Area Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1921 27th Ave S
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
(715) 424-6740
Grades: 6-8
| 951 students
Rank: #1111.
River Cities High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2390 48th St S
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 424-6798
Grades: 9-12
| 96 students
510 Peach St
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 424-6721
Grades: PK
| 224 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Wisconsin Rapids School District?
Wisconsin Rapids School District manages 12 public schools serving 4,838 students.
What is the rank of Wisconsin Rapids School District?
Wisconsin Rapids School District is ranked #324 out of 448 school districts in Wisconsin (bottom 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: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Wisconsin Rapids School District?
81% of Wisconsin Rapids School District students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Wisconsin Rapids School District?
Wisconsin Rapids School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Wisconsin state average of 14:1.
What is Wisconsin Rapids School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,975 is less than the state median of $16,719. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,838 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : 94% (Top 50% in WI)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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