Why Choose D.C. Everest?
At D.C. Everest, we prepare our students for 21stcentury career opportunities by helping them develop the academic, career and life skills they need to succeed in a rapidly evolving job market. To develop those skills, we help students discover what their talents are, locate where their interests lie, determine what career paths suit their goals, provide them with hands-on educational and extracurricular opportunities, and help them become adept at applying what they’ve learned to real-world challenges.
We encourage you to learn more about our personalized learning/instruction model, integrated K-12 STEAM* curriculum, community partnerships and extracurricular and community service opportunities by viewing the publication below. To view a full-screen version of the publication, simply click on the icon shown here:
*Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Design, Math
It All Adds Up!
- The only district in the region to offer an Advanced Learner/Challenge Magnet Program for intellectually gifted elementary school students
- 23 (and counting) Advanced Placement (AP) courses
- 29 (and counting) Dual Enrollment (DE) courses
- An Advanced Placement course for freshmen (and we’re only one of a handful of schools in the state to offer it)
- Honors (laude), grade advancement, independent study and advanced coursework options at university and technical colleges
- 16 Career Clusters integrated across an inclusive STEAM culture
- 2016 Wisconsin Elementary Teacher of the Year — Pam Gresser
- 2012 Wisconsin Superintendent of the Year — Dr. Kristine Gilmore
- 25,000. The average number of hours our teachers devote annually to professional development.
- 96% of 2016 graduates enrolled in Advanced Placement or Dual Enrollment courses
- One of fourteen districts chosen to participate in Washington, D.C. educational thought leader roundtable discussion in 2016
- 2018 WASDA Outstanding Educator of the Year — Dr. Kristine Gilmore
- Participation in invite-only AASA Digital Consortium in Silicon Valley
- 85% of students are college bound — 64% to four-year university and 21% to two-year/technical college
D.C. Everest Middle School Earns Wisconsin Public Service Innovative Educator Grant to Fund Hands-on Electrical Circuit Projects
Recently, two linesman from WPS visited the DCE Middle School to discuss electrical safety with students. They learned about downed wires, unsafe electrical situations and how to prevent being electrically shocked by avoiding becoming a “path-to-ground.”
DC Everest DECA sent 68 DECA members to compete at DECA's District Career Development Conference, Friday, January 4, 2019 in Wisconsin Rapids. DECA, an association of marketing students, prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. DECA’s comprehensive learning program involves applied learning, connections to business and promotes competition.
Students in Mrs. Bohm’s English 9, Honors, and English Essentials classes made Valentines for veterans who are receiving medical care at three Wisconsin-based veterans’ hospitals. The patients who receive the Valentine’s cards are at the Tomah VA Medical Center, the Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, and the Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Milwaukee.
Seventeen students from the D.C. Everest Senior High were invited to attend the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point (UWSP) High School Writers Workshop in December. The students were chosen for this honor based on the quality of the work they submitted.
D. C. Everest Area School District Awarded Teacher Training and Development Grant from the Department of Workforce Development
D.C. Everest (DCE) Area School District was recently awarded a Wisconsin Fast Forward (WFF) Teacher Training and Development Grant for $225,588.70 by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD). The grant will be used to train ten teachers in the area of special education.