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Notice 342.6


Notice of Educational Options






The School District of Wausaukee offers students a variety of educational options to children who reside in the District.


The District’s primary educational pathway and instructional program for students involves a progression from 4-year-old kindergarten through 12th grade, leading to a high school diploma.


The District’s schools, and each school’s most recent state-assigned performance category ( 2015-2016 data, which is the most recent available data), are listed below:


Overall District Grades 4K-12:

Meets Expectations (2015-2016)

Elementary School

(grades 4K - 6):

Wausaukee Elementary School:  

Meets Expectations(2015-2016)

Junior High/High School

(grades 7 - 12):

Wausaukee Junior High School:  Meets Few Expectations (2015-2016)


Wausaukee Senior High High School:

Meets Few Expectations(2015-2016)

District-affiliated charter schools:


District-affiliated virtual charter schools:



Some of the specific education programs offered to eligible students who are enrolled in and attending the District’s schools include the following:

  • Early childhood special education (for students who are at least 3 years old but not yet school-age)

  • Special education for students with disabilities

  • English language learner support

  • Gifted and talented education through Enrichment and Personalization

  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs through NWTC

  • Individualized program and curriculum modifications for eligible students (Eg: Accelerated, At-Risk, etc)

  • Global Education Achievement Certificate

  • Summer school programming


The full version of the District’s most recent school and school district accountability report, as issued by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction under section 115.385 of the state statutes, can be accessed via the following page on the District’s website (if the report has been issued by DPI):


Educational options for students who are enrolled in the School District of Wausaukee that involve part-time attendance at an educational institution other than a school of the School District of Wausaukee include the following:

  • The Course Options Program, which

    • provides opportunities to apply for approval to take up to 2 courses at a time at another educational institution;

    • is subject to state and local eligibility requirements, including the limitation that the courses must satisfy a high school graduation requirement; and

    • includes certain District-approved dual credit opportunities that the District offers in conjunction with a partner institution of higher education.

  • The Youth Options Program, which

    • provides opportunities to apply for approval to take courses at certain institutions of higher education; and

    • is available only to students who are enrolled in the 11th or 12th grade.


Additional educational options for children who reside in the District that involve full-time enrollment/attendance at a school, program, or other educational institution that is not a school or instrumentality of the School District of Wausaukee include the following:

·         High school students meeting age and other eligibility requirements may be permitted to attend a technical college or certain other programs for the purpose of completing a program leading to the student’s high school graduation or to a high school equivalency diploma.

·         Full-time Open Enrollment involving physical attendance in a public school of a nonresident school district or attendance through a virtual charter school that is associated with a nonresident school district.

·         Beginning in the 2016-17 school year, a child with a disability who meets the program’s specific eligibility requirements may apply to attend an eligible, participating private school under a scholarship awarded through the state’s “Special Needs Scholarship Program,” as established under section 115.7915 of the state statutes.

·         Enrollment in a private school of the family’s choosing (at the family’s own cost, as applicable).

·         Enrollment in a home-based private educational program as provided under state law.

·         Enrollment in a tribal school.


There are no public charter schools, independent charter schools, tribal schools or private schools participating in the Wisconsin parental choice program that operate in the School District of Wausaukee’s attendance area (none are listed in the 2015-16 WPCP List of Schools).  

Educational options for children who reside in the School District of Wausaukee but who are enrolled in and attending a private school, tribal school, or home-based private educational program include the following:

·         Such students have the opportunity to attend summer school classes/programs offered in the District.

·         Private school and tribal school students in the high school grades have the opportunity to apply for approval to take up two courses per semester in a District school, pursuant to section 118.145(4) of the state statutes.

·         Students who are enrolled in a home-based private educational program have the opportunity to:

‒         Apply for approval to take up two courses per semester in public schools as provided under section 118.53.

‒         Participate in District interscholastic athletics and other District extracurricular activities as provided under section 118.133.


For more information about any of the educational options listed in this notice, please contact the District’s main administrative office at (715) 856-5153 or the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.



Posted: 3/9/2017

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