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DeForest Area School District
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LOCATION: The DeForest area is situated 10 miles northeast of Madison.  Hwy. I-90-94/39 runs along the west side of the area, Hwy. 19 to the south, and Hwy. 51 in the central/east area.

The DeForest Area School District serves a diverse citizenry in the Northeast quadrant of Dane County. The majority of our 3,600 students reside in the rural-suburban communities of DeForest and Windsor, though the District serves portions of seven other municipalities in a 100-square mile area. The other communities include Hampden, Leeds, Bristol, Burke, Vienna and portions of Madison and Sun Prairie.


Nine-member Board of Education
Athletic Conference :  Badger North

Schools, enrollment  
Eagle Point Elementary School 299
     Includes Holum Education Center early childhood 
     and primary contact for community-based
     4-year-old kindergarten and
Also includes Morrisonville Elementary School 57
Yahara Elementary School 392
Windsor Elementary School 559
Average Elementary Class Size:  21.8 (more information)  
DeForest Area Middle School 1,000
     5/6 Intermediate Level & 7/8 Upper Middle Level  
DeForest Area High School 1,042
     Includes off-site alternative program  
Student Demographics  
   Students with Disabilities 9%
   English Language Learners 3.1%
   Students receiving free & reduced lunch 23%
Student Profile  
   WIAA girls & boys sports 20
   Graduation rate 97.7%
   Students pursuing 2- or 4-year education 85%
   Professional staff 248 FTEs
   Average years of teaching experience 15
   Teachers with masters degrees or higher 65%
   Support staff 161 FTEs
   Administrators 21 FTEs
   Annual budget $34 million