Whether you are planning to move into the Plymouth School District, or are considering Open Enrollment, you will find that our district is just the right size to offer individual attention and a wealth of opportunities.
We serve about 2,250 students from the City of Plymouth and surrounding communities. We have about 280 FTE caring faculty and staff members.
Our Board of Education has identified the following as our Pillars of Excellence — our foundational elements:
- Academic Excellence for the 21st Century
- Community Engagement
- Extra-Curricular Activities
- Financial Responsibility
to learn more about our Pillars of Excellence.
Our mission is to encourage everyone to see and be his/her personal best through successful learning experiences.
Become your best!
We are SMALL enough to feature:
We are BIG enough to offer:
- Caring teachers who know each student – and often his or her family, too.
- Small, neighborhood elementary schools for 4K through 4th grade.
- Innovative use of technology to teach students at all grades, including netbooks for all high school students.
- Individualized academic, personal and career planning for all students, with one-on-one meetings with counselors, parents and students in the 3rd, 6th, 8th, 9th and 11th grades.
- Evaluations of each PHS student's soft skills, those non-academic skills that increasingly are seen as valuable by employers, college admissions officials, and scholarship award committees.
- A commitment to prepare each and every graduate to pursue higher education or the career of his or her choice.
- Locally created curriculum that meets state and federal standards while harnessing the expertise and passion of our teachers and teacher coaches.
About our students
- The Food Science and Agriculture Center at Plymouth High School. which will provide hands-on research and applied opportunities for students in seven academic areas.
- The state-of-the-art LTC-Plymouth Science and Technology Center located in Plymouth High School to train students for a variety of technical and engineering careers.
- A wide range of academic courses to prepare students for college, technical school or a vocational career – students can earn up to 66 college credits while in high school.
- An extensive Project Lead the Way engineering program, with six courses at the middle and high schools.
- Award-winning band, choral and drama programs recognized as tops in the state.
- Online school options to supplement traditional classes.
- Academic, athletic and social co-curricular activities at all grade levels, including nearly 60 high school clubs and teams.
- A remodeled middle school for students in 5th through 8th grade.
- Affordable, on-site child care before school, after school and during breaks, with care available for children from 6 weeks old through 8th grade.
ACT scores: Plymouth students taking the ACT college entrance exam had a composite average of 22.6, ahead of the state average.
Graduation rate: 94% of seniors receive a regular diploma, ahead of the state average.
After graduation: 66% of Plymouth graduates pursue higher education, ahead of the state average.
About our faculty and staff
We have about 275 FTE caring faculty and staff members, who are dedicated to educating the young people in our community.
About Open Enrollment
Wisconsin's inter-district public school open enrollment program allows parents of children in kindergarten through 12th grade to apply for their children to attend school districts other than the one in which they reside.
There is no tuition cost to parents who opt for open enrollment, though parents may be charged the same fees as resident students. Parents are responsible for transportation to and from school.
How to apply
The enrollment period in 2015 is from Monday, Feb. 2 to Monday, April 30.
The state is encouraging online applications after Feb. 2 at http://sms.dpi.wi.gov/sms_psctoc.
Paper applications also will be available Feb. 2, which must be returned to the Plymouth School District office by April 30.
Explore the pages on this webside to learn more about our academic programs and what makes our district special.
Contact Anna Anderson at 920-892-2661, Ext. 1005 to schedule a visit or for more information.
Visit the state’s open enrollment web site at http://sms.dpi.wi.gov/sms_psctoc.