A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Address
700 Hilltopper Pl
Onalaska, WI 54650
Telephone
(608) 783-4561
Website

Onalaska High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
58%
Percent Proficient - Math
61%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1310
7 responses
Average ACT
27
72 responses
AP Enrollment
24%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.14 responses
Poll
93%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 15 responses
Report
  • Football games, dances, show choir, plays
    53%
  • Basketball game
    20%
  • Band, Orchestra, Choir
    13%
  • Inspirational Speakers
    7%
  • Volleyball games
    7%
  • Homecoming
    0%
  • Pep rallies
    0%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
870
Free or Reduced Lunch
23%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.15 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.15 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.3%
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.16 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.16 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.16 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,806/ year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.18 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.18 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.18 responses
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Onalaska High School Reviews

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Onalaska High School is a blue ribbon school and provides a great environment for learning and innovation. I very much enjoy the variety of classes and out of school resources for class help that is available. I would like to see certain things change in the sense of social change. By that I mean that there should be a program for suicidal students, there should be a crackdown on drugs, a change in how mentally challenged students are taught, the repealment of common core standards, and a gun that should be kept in the principals office in case of a school shooter.
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The school has a wide variety of extracurrriculat opprotunities. From dancing and singing to football or track. Our school supports and runs a show choir, LGBTQ club, art club, spanish club, FBLA, NHS, football, basketball, volley ball, track, cross country, softball, and any other club/sport imaginable. Each and every club requirers different amount of commitment. Track requires everyday commitment, whereas clubs that are done for fun (art club) don't require as much time so less stress is given to the artist. The most popular clubs are show choir and band which take about half of the student body.
I liked meeting all kinds of new people through different activities offered throughout the school. It's easy to just stick with your regular group of friends, but Onalaska creates a very inviting atmosphere that is encouraging to making new friendships.