Waunakee Community High School

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2016-2017 School Profile

(Also listed in Student Services)


Waunakee High School Recognized
Placing 1 of 433
 school districts to earn a spot on
@CollegeBoard’s 7th Annual AP®
District Honor Roll 
for making access to & success
in AP courses a priority. 

433 School Districts Across the U.S. and Canada Are Honored

Alexis Anunson, Steve Frost,
Sophie Liu, Theodore Liu, 
Moira Shrader,
Danielle Amundsen, and Colin Hensen 
are the only students in the history of
Waunakee Community High School to achieve perfect ACT scores.

Alex Werndli
achieved the first perfect SAT score of 2400
in the history of our school!

Outstanding Young People (2016-17) 
recognized by the Urban League of Madison:

Areli Salto, Arvind Rierson, Kaitlyn Wilhelms, Laura Lippitt,
Megan Guttenberg, Sophia Liu, Sydney Lincoln, Velkin Velasquez

Congratulations 2017 National Merit Scholars Semi-Finalists!
Brayden Helwig, Daniel Steinl and Sarah Woerner

Three members of the Class of 2017 have been named National Merit Semi-Finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program which placed them in the top 16,000 students of the approximately 1.5 million high school juniors in 22,000 high schools that took the qualifying examination. 

We wish them best of luck in their quest to be named
one of 7600 finalists in the spring of 2017!

2016 National Merit
Scholarship Program Students
Steven FrostTheodore Liu
Samantha MitchellJonah Schiestle

Congratulations Class of 2016
achieving the top composite ACT score
of all schools in Dane County – 23.9

Posting the highest ACT score in Dane county is an accomplishment that the members of the Class of 2016
should take great pride in.
The High School Staff and Administration are proud of you and appreciate your efforts to excel on the ACT.

Dane County Schools ACT Composite Scores

Waunakee Community High School was named to the
6th Annual College Board AP Honor Roll

The AP Honor Roll consists of the 425 school districts in the U.S. and Canada that simultaneously achieved increases in access to Advanced Placement® courses for a broader number of students and also maintained or improved the rate at which their AP students earned scores of 3 or higher on an AP Exam.

Congratulations to the students, staff, parents and members of the community
as your efforts to make Waunakee Community High School
a great place to learn, teach and work
have resulted in Newsweek Magazine honoring our school
as a Top 500 High School in America.


Last Updated: 1/19/17
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