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district Demographics

Location

The School District of Greenwood is located in West Central Wisconsin in Clark County. It is organized as a common school district and includes portions of the towns of Beaver, Eaton, Hendren, Longwood, Loyal, Mead, Reseburg, Seif, and Warner, as well as the city of Greenwood; all of which are in Clark County. It covers 150.21 square miles, with a population of 3,377 people, based on 2010 census data. 

Demographics

The School District of Greenwood serves approximately 360 students. It is comprised of a white (91.8%), Hispanic (4.6%), Black (1%), American Indian (0.8%), and other (1.8%) student population. Fifty-two percent of our district's students qualify for free and reduced lunch and about 12% qualify as students with disabilities.

Highly Qualified Staff

The School District of Greenwood employs over 60 full and part time individuals. All certified staff in the district are highly qualified educators. In Wisconsin, "Highly Qualified" means that in core curricular areas, the teacher meets all of the requirements of state licensing and preparation laws.  (https://dpi.wi.gov/tepdl/programs/highly-qualified-teachers)

Mission Statement

To meet the needs of every student, every day

Motto

Pride, Passion, and Excellence

Core Values

1. Students first

  • Indicators:
    • Provide a comprehensive education for all students
    • Individualize learning opportunities to respond to the uniqueness of our learners
    • Utilize research-based, rigorous curricula and authentic applications and assessments
    • Foster students’ successes while valuing student individuality, dignity and diversity
    • Encourage high standards for quality work and personal conduct

2. Stakeholders committed to pride, passion and excellence

  • Indicators:
    • Strive for excellence through collaboration and professional development
    • Display passion for students and the learning process
    • Attract, retain and support effective educators
    • Promote positive and effective communication between staff, administration and the school board
    • Value staff and community involvement in school activities

3. Parent/community partnerships

  • Indicators:
    • Increase opportunities for family and community involvement
    • Utilize highly effective communication approaches to reach all stakeholders
    • Create partnerships that increase learning opportunities and resources

4. Results matter

  • Indicators:
    • Engage and inform the community to promote continual district growth and improvement
    • Entertain proposals for change or innovation with an open mind
    • Provide an environment that cultivates new ideas and strategies
    • Use reliable data as a basis for decision making

5. Next generation skills

  • Indicators:
    • Identify and expand technology to maximize learning for all
    • Provide relevant and authentic learning experiences
    • Cultivate collaboration, collective inquiry, problem-solving, creativity and leadership
    • Provide opportunities for career and college readiness
    • Extend learning options beyond district boundaries

6. Quality facilities and equipment

  • Indicators:
    • Provide safe, welcoming and well-maintained buildings that enhance teaching and learning
    • Create a long-range plan to maintain facilities and equipment
    • Encourage community use of district facilities