Barron Area School District

District Information The Barron Area School District is located in northwestern Wisconsin, approximately 50 miles north of Eau Claire. The school district boundaries encompass the communities of Almena, Barron, Dallas, Hillsdale, and Ridgeland. The majority of the District falls in Barron County, with a small portion in northern Dunn County. There are approximately 1,370 students in grade PK-12. There are currently five buildings in the district along with the Advanced Learning Academy of Wisconsin (Online Charter School), plus an alternative education school site.

School and Community Demographics The Almena Elementary School is a PK-4th grade program and Early Childhood Education students. The building serves approximately 80 students. The Ridgeland/Dallas Elementary School is a 4K-4th grade building with approximately 85 students. The Woodland Elementary School, Riverview Middle School and Barron High School are all located in the 
City of Barron. Woodland is a PK-4th grade building with nearly 350 students and includes a Montessori Charter School that serves children from ages three through ten years of age. Riverview Middle School is a 5th through 8th grade building with approximately 375 students and Barron High School is a 9th through 12th grade facility with approximately 400 students. Students are served by approximately 107 teachers, 116 support staff, and seven administrators. For additional information about the Barron Area School District, please visit the Wisconsin DPI -WISEdash Public Portal.

As the County seat, Barron houses many offices associated with county and state services.  Additional information about Barron County can be found here.

District Mission The mission of the Barron Area School District is to ensure all students reach their dreams while making a positive impact on the world.
The vision for the Barron Area School District involves long-range planning recognizing the need to be educated in a digital, knowledge-based, global society. The Barron Area School District is committed to promoting and utilizing diverse and current technologies, increasing educational opportunities and providing students with a curriculum supported by library/media resources, technological tools, and applications designed to meet the needs of the instructional classroom.  We have a student achievement goal that includes teaching ten new technology skills each year to students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Our plan includes offering access to digital-learning and resources while maintaining and improving leadership and support systems. We believe our goals align with the Wisconsin Digital Learning Plan to improve student learning experiences by using technology-infused instruction to engage students preparing them for college and career readiness.

Examples of our instructional technology hardware include: computer workstations, laptop computers, iPads, Nooks, interactive whiteboards (Mimio Interactive Systems), digital cameras, printers, and other devices. In addition to hardware, a wide-range of computer software and resources (digital resources) are also consider instructional technology.

Barron Area School District -- Last updated on: March, 2015