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  • Shell Lake Jr/sr High
  • 271 Highway 63, Shell Lake
  • Shell Lake School District
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 271
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
  • Shell Lake Elementary (3-6)
  • 271 Highway 63, Shell Lake
  • Shell Lake School District
  • Grades: 3 - 6 · Students: 210
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
  • Shell Lake Primary (k-2)
  • 271 Highway 63, Shell Lake
  • Shell Lake School District
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 193
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1

Shell Lake school information

IndexShell LakeWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores48%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools31,86979,221
Total private schoolsn/a87224,874
Total post-secondary schools11147,963
The Shell Lake, WI educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Shell Lake public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 3% higher than than the Wisconsin average and 2% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shell Lake public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.3% have completed high school, 20.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Shell Lake

IndexShell LakeWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school87.3%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college50.6%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.6%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.9%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Shell Lake, WI School Districts

Shell Lake School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Shell Lake. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Shell Lake, WI schools is 48%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Shell Lake, WI, an average of 88.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Shell Lake schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Shell Lake, WI schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Haugen, WI35655%11%
Spooner, WI2,62449%0%
Cumberland, WI2,33646%6%
Shell Lake, WI1,36148%2%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Shortsville, NY1,36155%11%
Jewett, TX1,36172%47%
Shirley, MA1,36152%6%
Chisholm, ME1,36229%41%
Ashland, NH1,36240%20%
Shell Lake, WI1,36148%2%
Source: The Shell Lake, WI education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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