Child education is a major consideration when choosing your next neighborhood. Looking at local school districts can help you and your family decide where to purchase a home. There are three main school districts in the local area:
The Winneconne School District
The Winneconne School District includes schools in Winneconne, Butte des Morts, Winchester, Larsen, and Vinland. Children in Omro can also easily access schools in the Winneconne School District. This district prides itself on small class sizes, exceptional educators and administrative staff, and a variety of extracurricular options for children. There are three school buildings in the district:
- Winneconne Elementary. Currently has a student/teacher ratio of 14:8. Ranked better than 70.1% of elementary schools in the state for overall performance. Large staff and faculty to accommodate the needs of each and every child.
- Winneconne Middle School. Student/teacher ratio of 15:2. Ranked better than 97.2% of all middle schools in Wisconsin for statewide performance. Average test score is 91.56. Recognized as an Exemplary Middle School by the Association of Wisconsin School Administrators.
- Winneconne High School. Student/teacher ratio of 15:4. Ranked better than 79.6% of Wisconsin high schools. The newest school in the district, offering a career center, a strong music program, and plenty of extracurricular activities and athletics.
If you’re looking to live in a city within the Winneconne School District, you can find more information about where your child(ren) may go to school by visiting the website. The realtors at Beiser Realty, LLC, have first-hand experience with schools in this district, and can give parents more information.
Oshkosh Area School District
Children living in Oshkosh, Omro, and parts of Vinland will be within the Oshkosh Area School District. The district’s motto, “Building community through education” is a testament to the local region’s emphasis on strong community values. There are 14 elementary schools, five middle schools, two high schools, and two charter schools in this school district. Schools in the district educate around 10,000 students per year, with a 93 percent graduation rate. View the district’s website for more details.
Neenah School District
Parts of Vinland are included in the Neenah Joint School District, which is located in the heart of the Fox Valley. More than 6,200 students comprise the NJSD, which has 16 schools total. The most recent statewide report cards show that every school in the NJSD met or exceeded expectations. Schools in this district have won the Gold School Health Award, Wisconsin Spirit of Excellence Award, and National Healthy Schools Award. Learn more by visiting the district’s website.