Volume One Special Coverage: Pulling Together While Staying Apart


By the Numbers: Local Schools

V1 Staff

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction recently released 2018-19 report cards for public school districts. Districts’ rankings in areas such as student achievement, closing gaps, and getting kids ready for post-secondary life are combined into overall scores. Here’s a look at how some area districts stack up:


Overall score (out of 100) for the Eau Claire school district, vs. 72.6 the prior year. (Scores between 63 and 73 are classified as “meets expectations.”)


How Eau Claire’s overall score ranks among the 10 largest districts in the state. Madison is first with 72.3, Racine is 10th at 56.8.


Overall score for the Menomonie school district, vs. 74.6 the prior year. (Scores between 73 and 83 are classified as “exceeds expectations.”)


Overall score for the Chippewa Falls school district, vs. 68.8 the prior


Overall score for the Altoona school district, vs. 81.4 the prior year.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

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Pulling Together Partners

The following organizations are currently supporting Volume One’s work in the community during the pandemic:

Lasker Jewelers

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire

Downtown Eau Claire Inc DECI

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Pablo Group

Wisconsin Independent Network

Middle West Management

Bon Iver

Royal Credit Union

Silver Spring

Evergreen Surgical

Charter Bank

Chippewa Valley Technical College

The Murty Henriksen Family

The Larry and Marie Past Family

The Dan and Kerry Kincaid Family

Anton and Rae Schilling-Smets

Brady and Jeanne Foust

If your organization is interested in supporting Volume One during this difficult time, nick@volumeone.orgcontact us.