Best High Schools
in Wisconsin

We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 113 Wisconsin schools made our rankings.View Rankings

Wisconsin, which boasts a graduation rate of about 90 percent, assesses high school students in reading, mathematics, science, language arts, writing and social studies through the Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Examinations. For more information, visit the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

In the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, 46 Wisconsin schools earned silver medals and 66 were awarded bronze. The state also has one gold medal school, Shorewood High School, which is part of the Shorewood School District and located about 85 miles east of the state capital of Madison.

Top Ranked WI Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

Shorewood High

1701 EAST CAPITOL DR, SHOREWOOD, WI 53211

#2

King International

1801 WEST OLIVE ST, MILWAUKEE, WI 53209

#3

Marshfield High

1401 EAST BECKER RD, MARSHFIELD, WI 54449

#4

West High

1305 EAST DECORAH RD, WEST BEND, WI 53095

#5

Carmen High And Technology

1712 SOUTH 32ND ST, MILWAUKEE, WI 53215

#6

Germantown High

W180N11501 RIVER LN, GERMANTOWN, WI 53022

#7

Lancaster High

806 EAST ELM ST, LANCASTER, WI 53813

#8

North High

5000 NORTH BALLARD RD, APPLETON, WI 54913

#9

Ashwaubenon High

2391 SOUTH RIDGE RD, GREEN BAY, WI 54304

#10

Seneca High

202 MAIN ST, SENECA, WI 54654

WI by the Numbers
Districts 374
High Schools 459
Full-Time Teachers 17,553
Students Enrolled 276,349

Featured Districts

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Milwaukee Public Schools include 37 high schools that serve 24,086 students.

Madison, Wisconsin

There are four high schools in the Madison Metropolitan School District.