The Ripon Area School District provides an excellent education to approximately 1,700 students who reside in the city of Ripon and the 10 surrounding towns and villages as well as other students who travel even further to Ripon seeking a quality education. The school district offers education for students as young as 4 years of age. Students ages 5 -18 take classes at five campuses. At the International Camp, students will spend time each morning taking engineering classes at Ripon High School.
The Ripon Area School District is an innovative and high achieving school district that prepares students for success after high school. The ACT college admission test scores surpass those of other area school districts and rank in or near the top-10 percent of all public high schools in the state. A comprehensive arts program features choirs, bands, jazz ensembles, middle and high school musicals, dramatic productions and a variety of art courses. Ripon has a reputation for winning sports programs such as football, track, baseball, and basketball.
Computer courses, distance learning, and on-line learning are popular choices of students. Advanced Placement (AP) courses and UW-Oshkosh CAPP courses allow students the opportunity to obtain college credits for advanced courses taken at the high school during the regular school day. The school district’s physical education program contains state-of-the art fitness equipment in addition to a swimming pool. Our English Learner program offers support to students in need of extra assistance.
While you are a student in Ripon, you will have an opportunity to make new friends, meet outstanding educators, and discover a new community. You will find that Ripon is a very safe, family-oriented and historic, rural community. The Ripon area offers easy access to jobs, shopping, cultural events, and recreation destinations for fishing, boating, swimming, biking and hiking.