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
The D.C. Everest (DCE) Alumni Association is proud to recognize its 2019 Distinguished Alumni —Jon Felch, Beth Kohnert and Kathy Persen Still. The Association selects DCE alumni who have excelled in their profession and made significant contributions to their communities.
eCYBERMISSION – one of several science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives sponsored by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) — is administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). Studentsare challenged to work in teams of 3-4 to identify a problem in their community and use scientific practices or the engineering design process to develop a solution.
Recently the D.C. Everest (DCE) Area School District hosted its annual Recognition Banquet to recognize individuals for their contributions to the District and community.
During the three-hour event, students had the opportunity to meet with business members, college representatives, military recruiters and tradesmen to explore apprenticeships, employment opportunities, admission requirements, scholarships/financial aid, campus/housing information, programs of study, military options and more.
Each year, the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. hosts the Letters About Literature contest in which students are challenged to read a book, poem or speech and then draft a letter to the author that addresses how the book personally affected them.