La Crosse, Wisconsin homes for sale

La Crosse, Wisconsin Schools and Education

La Crosse School District has a number of educational options for parents and students. La Crosse’s district is the 19th largest in the state, and offers 15 boundary schools and a quintet of choice/charter schools. The boundary schools include ten elementaries, three middle schools, and a pair of high schools. La Crosse School District’s choice/charter schools include three elementary, one middle, and one high school. The district receives 45.3% local funding, 46.8% state funding, and 7.9% federal funding.

La Crosse’s public (including Charter) elementary schools are Coulee Montessori, Emerson Elementary, Franklin Elementary, Hamilton Early Learning Center, Hintgen Elementary, North Woods International Elementary, Roosevelt Elementary, SoTA (School of Technology & Art), Southern Bluffs Elementary, Spence Elementary, State Road Elementary, and Summit Elementary. The public middle schools are Coulee Montessori Adolescent Program, Lincoln Middle School, Logan Middle School, Longfellow Middle School, SoTA II, and Design Institute. La Crosse’s public high schools are Central High School, Logan High School, and LaCrossroads.

Students at La Crosse School District perform at or above state average on annual exams. The ACT Composite score is 22.1 and attendance rate of graduates is 96.2%. The district offers Special Education services from early childhood to young adult. The average teacher-to-student ratio in La Crosse’s is 1:18 for Elementary, 1:26 for Middle, and 1:27 for High Schools.

La Crosse’s school district is the recipient of 21st Century Community Learning Center funding for an Academic Decathlon after school program at Hamilton, Franklin, and North Woods Elementary Schools and at Logan Middle School. La Crosse has a diverse population that includes a Southeast Asian community of more than 4,000. The first refugees arrived from Vietnam in the early 1970s. Now, the Southeast Asian community represents refugees from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, including Hmong people (an ethnic group from several southeast Asian states). La Crosse School District offers a Cultural and Family program that provides parent-student liaisons for the Southeast Asian community as well as its Ho-Chunk Indian and African American students.

In addition, the district offers an English Language Learners (ELL) program. Their International Education Program provides Chinese, French, German, and Spanish curricula and an international travel program. La Crosse district also offers an eScholar Online Learning Program that partners with Wisconsin Virtual School and other providers to provide online courses, co-curricular, and extra curricular activities. The Four-Year-Old Preschool program is a free preschool program designed to provide early education access and continuity. The School-to-Work program offers mentorships and apprenticeships in a variety of fields, including Banking & Finance, Nursing, Business & Information Technology, Marketing, Technology & Engineering, Computer Manufacturing, Digital Electronics, Engineering & Design, and Health Science.

La Crosse Private & Parochial Schools

La Crosse has a variety of private and parochial schools. Aquinas Middle School serves grades 7-8 and Aquinas High School, grades 9-12. Blessed Sacrament School serves grades 3-6. St. Joseph Cathedral School serves students from Kindergarten through second grade. Chileda is a private school that serves young children and adults with developmental disabilities. Faith Baptist School serves Preschool students and 10th and 12th grade students. First Evangelical Lutheran School provides education from preschool through eighth grade. Immanuel Lutheran School is a K-8 school. Mount Calvary-Grace Lutheran School enrolls PK-8 students. Three Rivers Waldorf School provides education from preschool through eighth grade.

La Crosse Colleges & Universities

La Crosse is home to University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Viterbo University, and Western Technical College. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has a student population of about 10,000, with 9,119 undergraduates and 955 graduate students. The student to faculty ratio is 21:1 and has been ranked highly by Kiplingers and U.S. News & World Report. Viterbo University is a Catholic school of about 3200 students, with 2,279 undergraduates and 919 graduate students. Its student to faculty ratio is 13:1. Western Technical College is one of 16 technical colleges in the state and offers associate degrees in applied science.

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Judy Gull
RE/MAX First Choice
757 Sand Lake Road
Onalaska WI 54650
Direct: 608-781-7714
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