Waupun Area School District - PUBLIC NOTICES

Academic Standards 2019-20 School Year - Annual Declaration and Parent Notice of the District's Student Academic Standards pursuant to state statutes 120.12(13) and 118.30(1g)(a)1.

School boards are required by section 120.12(13) of the state statutes to notify the parents/guardians enrolled in the school district of the student academic standards that will be in effect for the school year. Boards must provide this notification annually, prior to the beginning of the school term. This notice may be provided electronically, including by posting the notice or a link to the specific academic standards on the school district’s website. Also, the school board must annually include an item on the agenda of the first school board meeting of the school year (the first board meeting after July 1) that clearly identifies the student academic standards adopted by the board under section 118.30(1g)(a)1 of the state statutes that will be in effect for the school year.

Additional information on the academic standards notice requirements can be found on the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) website.

The District Standards are located on our District website via this WASD District Standards link.

Annual Notice - Homeless ChildrenHomeless Notice Link

School Accountability and Educational Options Notice (Act 55)

According to State Statute, the Waupun Area School District is required to notify parents of the educational options available to children who reside in the resident school district. This statute also requires notification of the school’s accountability report. As such, the Waupun Area School District will reference our most recent accountability report and current listing of educational options.

The Accountability Report Cards for 2017-18 were:

Waupun Area School District: Exceeds Expectations (three stars)

Meadow View Primary: Alternate Rating, Satisfactory Progress

(This school receives an alternate rating due to the grade levels it serves)

Rock River Intermediate: Meets Expectations (three stars)

SAGES: Significantly Exceeds Expectations (five stars)

Waupun Area Junior High: Meets Expectations (three stars)

Waupun Area Senior High: Meets Expectations (three stars)

Our report cards can be located by clicking on this link or by searching “school report card” on the Department of Public Instruction website. Information from the Wisconsin DPI regarding school accountability can be found here. In addition, our website contains links to this information under Curriculum & Instruction.

Educational Opportunities and resource links available to Waupun Area resident students include:

Waupun Area School District (Public School)

Central Wisconsin Christian School (Private School)

St. John’s Lutheran School (Private School)

School For Agricultural & Environmental Studies (SAGES Charter School)

Virtual Charter Schools

WI Department of Public Instruction Open Enrollment

Dual Enrollment & Early College Credit

Home-Based Private Education

Department of Public Instruction Educational Options

Updated: 1/12/19


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the Waupun Area School District, on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed. The term of office for school board member is three years beginning on Monday, April 22, 2019.

Office Incumbent
Towns of Alto and TrentonBill Bruins
City of WaupunStephen Chené
Towns of Burnett, Chester, Oakfield, Springvale, and Waupun within the Waupun Area School DistrictMilan Vande Zande

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that a Campaign Registration Statement and a Declaration of Candidacy, must be filed no later than 5:00 p.m., on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, in the office of the school district clerk in the Education Service Center, 950 Wilcox Street, Waupun, WI.

Note: The filing deadline is typically on the first Tuesday in January. In 2019, the filing deadline is Wednesday, January 2, 2019, because the first Tuesday in January 1, a holiday.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

A description of the school district boundaries can be obtained from the school district office.

Acceptable Photo ID will be required to vote at this election. If you do not have a photo ID you may obtain a free ID for voting from the Division of Motor Vehicles.

Done in the City of Waupun on November 20, 2018.


August 2018

Waupun Area School District

950 Wilcox Street

Waupun, WI 53963

It is the policy of the Waupun Area School District that no person may be denied admission to any public school in this district or be denied participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be discriminated against in any curricular and extracurricular activities, pupil service, recreational, or any other program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, sex, (including transgender status, change of sex or gender identity) or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability, any other characteristic protected by law in any of its students programs, activities, and employment (“Protected Classes”) as required by § 118.13, Wisconsin Statutes. The Waupun Area School District policy is in compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations prohibiting unlawful discrimination and harassment as defined by (Title IX , 34 C.F.R 106.9, Section 504, 34 C.F.R 104.8, Title II, 28 C.F.R. 35.106) Students – Policy 2260, AG 2260D, Staff – Policy 1422, 3122 & 4122)

The District encourages informal resolution of complaints under this policy. A formal complaint resolution procedure is available, however, to address allegations of violations of the policy in the Waupun Area School District, or any questions concerning this policy should be directed to:

Steven Hill, District Administrator

Education Service Center

950 Wilcox Street

Waupun, Wisconsin 53963


Jennie B. Patrykus, Clerk Waupun Area School District


The Waupun Area School District, pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and §118.125 (1) (b) (j) (1 and 2), has designated the following as Directory Data Information as provided in said Act and Statute: a student's name; date and place of birth; photograph; major field of study; participation in officially-recognized activities and sports; height and weight, if a member of an athletic team; date of graduation; or awards received.

Any parent, guardian, or eligible student (18 years of age or older) may inform the district of completing the district’s Request to Withhold Directory Data Information form, obtained from the school offices, of his/her desire that all or any part of the directory information may not be disclosed without the parent, guardian, or eligible student’s consent, provided that such notification is given to the district within fourteen (14) days of the annual publication of a Class I Notice regarding Directory Data Information. Any previous notices on file with the Waupun Area School District to withhold the disclosing of directory information are VOID with the publication of the annual notice. Requests to withhold Directory Data Information must be renewed annually.