The Ellsworth Community School District will be holding a school board election on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 for the three seats currently held by Rick Kornmann, Kurt Buckner, and Jeff Stockwell. Click here for the Notice of Election which contains information regarding the filing process.
The Ellsworth Community School District is a product of the consolidation of several districts. The district has a total population of approximately 13,000 and is comprised of the villages of Bay City, Ellsworth and Maiden Rock and one-half of Pierce County, approximately 250 square miles. The Ellsworth Community School District operates two elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. The total enrollment is approximately 1,750 students. Ninety percent of these students are transported on 33 bus routes that cover 2,200 miles per day. One elementary school, the middle school and the high school are located in Ellsworth, a village with a population of 3,000 which is the county seat of Pierce County. The other elementary school is located in Hager City. Most residents of the district earn their living by working in nearby cities or by farming. The majority work in River Falls, Red Wing, or the Twin Cities. Many graduates continue their education at universities and colleges close to the Ellsworth Community School District which include the University of Wisconsin River Falls, University of Wisconsin Stout, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Red Wing Technical College, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Dakota County technical College and numerous colleges located in the Twin Cities.
The mission of the Ellsworth Community School District, the leader of an engaged learning community that challenges all students to excellence, is to produce individuals who will continue to learn, compete, and contribute in an ever-changing global society, by providing a safe, innovative, and adaptive learning environment; demanding personalized academic programs and co-curricular activities; and inspiring community involvement, while cultivating our students natural desire to learn throughout their lives.