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We affirm the dedication and hard work schools invest along their implementation journeys. Here are the 2021-2022 Wisconsin Recognized Schools (Excel spreadsheet with district/CESA)! Awarded schools will be announced in two phases. Award packages will be mailed in late July. Recognized Schools Program FAQ.

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Below, schools and districts share their insights, inspiration, and ideas for implementation. Utilize the filters to discover success stories and locate recognized schools unique to your criteria.

 

 

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Academy of Accelerated Learning

Milwaukee, WI
School Level Elementary School
Region Southeast

Gold Mathematics Gold Mathematics
Gold Behavior Gold Behavior
Silver Reading Silver Reading

Creating a better world through intercultural understanding and respect. As a visitor at the Academy of Accelerated Learning in Milwaukee you can’t help but notice…

Antigo Middle School

Antigo, WI
School Level Middle School
Region North

Bronze Behavior Bronze Behavior

Regular self-assessment helps schools and districts focus on areas for growth. In the 2017 – 18 school year, Antigo Middle School took their Tiered Fidelity…

Appleton West High School

Appleton, WI
School Level High School
Region East

Bronze Behavior Bronze Behavior

Understanding the impact of changes in adult practices. In 2010, Appleton West High School’s leadership team knew that staff buy-in would be critical to building…

Bayfield Elementary School

Bayfield, WI
School Level Elementary School
Region North

Bronze Reading Bronze Reading
Bronze Behavior Bronze Behavior

  The implementation of an equitable, multi-level system of supports may feel like a natural fit for a large, urban community. However, implementation is also…

Bayfield High School

Bayfield, WI
School Level High School
Region North

Bronze Mathematics Bronze Mathematics
Bronze Reading Bronze Reading
Bronze Behavior Bronze Behavior

Designing environments where students see themselves. Bayfield High School is dedicated to creating a culture that is responsive to the needs of their student body….

Bessie Allen Middle School

North Fond du Lac, WI
School Level Middle School
Region East

Meeting the needs of community. As the diversity of the North Fond du Lac community grew, Bessie Allen Middle School saw an increase in English…

Bloomer High School

Bloomer, WI
School Level High School
Region West

Increasing instruction and professional dialogue. Principal Chad Steinmetz led Bloomer High School in implementing a new schedule during the 2012–13 school year, designed to increase…

Butte des Morts Elementary School

Menasha, WI
School Level Elementary School
Region East

Gold Mathematics Gold Mathematics
Gold Behavior Gold Behavior
Silver Reading Silver Reading

Engaging with families leads to partnership in their children’s education. Butte Des Morts Elementary School illustrates why families are key collaborators in a successful multi-level…

Chequamegon School District

Park Falls, WI
School Level District
Region North

Implementing schedule changes to meet student needs. When Over the past two years, the Chequamegon High School team has been working on efforts to improve…

Clovis Grove Elementary School

Menasha, WI
School Level Elementary School
Region East

Gold All Content Areas Gold All Content Areas
Gold Mathematics Gold Mathematics
Gold Reading Gold Reading
Gold Behavior Gold Behavior

An Emphasis on Equity Schools are responsible for reimagining educational systems to ensure that learning opportunities are equitable for all students. It can be difficult…

Crandon Elementary School

Crandon, WI
School Level Elementary School
Region North

Silver Mathematics Silver Mathematics
Silver Reading Silver Reading
Silver Behavior Silver Behavior

AS JULY TURNED TO AUGUST, the leadership team at Crandon Elementary was working on plans for the start of the new school year. “We know…

Cudahy High School

Cudahy, WI
School Level High School
Region Southeast

Successfully layering selected-level supports in a high school environment. After four years of implementing PBIS supports at the universal/tier 1 level, the faculty and staff…

Franklin Elementary School

West Allis, WI
School Level Elementary School
Region Southeast

Knowing students and engaging families in the process. Franklin’s story is an inspiring one. Their commitment to an equitable, multi-level system of support has assisted…

Franklin Middle School

Green Bay, WI
School Level Middle School
Region East

Communicating right from the start. With over half of our data year under our belts, our team has learned a lot from our mistakes; however,…

Grantsburg Elementary School

Grantsburg, WI
School Level Elementary School
Region West

Silver Mathematics Silver Mathematics
Silver Reading Silver Reading
Silver Behavior Silver Behavior

GRANTSBURG ELEMENTARY is a small, rural grade school–one might ask why they would need to examine their system…after all, they’re small enough to know all…

Halmstad Elementary School

Chippewa Falls, WI
School Level Elementary School
Region West

Silver Mathematics Silver Mathematics
Silver Behavior Silver Behavior

Building an equitable, multi-level system of supports. Halmstad Elementary is making great strides in working towards an equitable, multi-level system of supports. One significant factor…

Hillcrest Primary School

Shawano, WI
School Level Elementary School
Region North

Silver Mathematics Silver Mathematics
Silver Reading Silver Reading
Silver Behavior Silver Behavior

Students learn teamwork through classroom award. One interesting problem/trend presented to our universal team was the concern that students were working so hard to earn…

Hillcrest School

Kenosha, WI
School Level High School
Region Southeast

Bronze Behavior Bronze Behavior

HILLCREST SCHOOL (Kenosha Unified School District) is an alternative school that serves students who have experienced difficulties in traditional settings. Staff members don’t mince words…

Horizon Elementary School

Sun Prairie, WI
School Level Elementary School
Region South

Bronze Behavior Bronze Behavior

Building playground behavioral expectations. For Horizon Elementary School, the 2010-11 school year has been deemed “The Year of The Playground.” Our Universal PBIS Team met…

Indian Community School

Franklin, WI
School Level Early Childhood
Region Southeast

Emphasizing balance. Where you come from makes you who you are. That’s why the Indian Community School places emphasis on the balance between heritage and…