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==Quick facts==
 
==Quick facts==

Revision as of 14:16, 1 April 2014

K-12 Education in Wisconsin
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Tony Evers
Number of students: 871,105[1]
Number of teachers: 56,245
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.5
Number of school districts: 462
Number of schools: 2,243
Graduation rate: 88%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $11,774[3]
See also
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Wisconsin school districts
List of school districts in Wisconsin
Wisconsin
School boards portal
Policypedia
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Wisconsin
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Wisconsin is home to 462 school districts, 2,243 schools and 871,105 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

The current State Superintendent of Public Instruction is Tony Evers. The following lists current members of the State Superintendent's Cabinet:[5]

  • Deputy State Superintendent: Michael Thompson
  • Executive Assistant: Sue Grady
  • Special Assistant: Burton S. Jones
  • Chief Legal Counsel: Janet Jenkins
  • Director of Education Information Services: John Johnson
  • Senior Policy Advisor: Jessica Justman
  • Assistant State Superintendent, Libraries and Technology: Kurt Kiefer
  • Assistant State Superintendent, Academic Excellence: Sheila Briggs
  • Assistant State Superintendent, Finance and Management: Brian Pahnke
  • Assistant State Superintendent, Learning Support: Carolyn Stanford Taylor
  • Assistant State Superintendent, Student and School Success: Lynette Russell

Demographics

The following list details the racial demographics of Wisconsin schools according to the U.S. Department of Education:[4]

Racial demographics
Race  % of Wisconsin students
American Indian 1.3
Asian 3.6
African American 9.8
Hispanic/Latino 10.1
Islander 0.1
White 73.1
Two or more 2.2

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Wisconsin school board elections, 2014

A total of 11 Wisconsin school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for 30 seats. Each district held elections on April 1, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Wisconsin's school board elections in 2014:

The districts listed below served 169,027 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[6] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Wisconsin School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Appleton Area School District 4/1/2014 3 7 15,194
Eau Claire Area School District 4/1/2014 2 7 10,914
Green Bay Area Public School District 4/1/2014 2 7 20,376
Janesville School District 4/1/2014 3 9 10,339
Kenosha Unified School District 4/1/2014 2 7 22,986
Madison Metropolitan School District 4/1/2014 2 7 24,806
Oshkosh Area School District 4/1/2014 3 7 10,111
Racine Unified School District 4/1/2014 4 9 21,100
Sheboygan Area School District 4/1/2014 3 9 10,124
Waukesha School District 4/1/2014 3 9 13,796
West Allis-West Milwaukee School District 4/1/2014 3 9 9,281


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