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
Each spring the U.S. House of Representatives hosts the Artistic Discovery Contest, a nation-wide high school arts competition.
In May, about 20 D.C. Everest Senior High students attended the Midwest Women in Tech Summit held in Chicago, Illinois thanks to a generous grant from the D.C. Everest Area Education Foundation. The students also participated in a Sentry Insurance Tech Co-op hands-on tour and visited Foremost Media, Inc. a web development agency.
D.C. Everest’s Mamma Mia Earns Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Lead Vocalists and Outstanding Supporting Actor Awards
The D.C. Everest (DCE) Performing Arts’ production of Mamma Miawas named an Outstanding Musical by the Overture Center as part of its Jerry Awards program — a high school musical awards program that encourages, recognizes and honors excellence in high school musical theater.
In 1996, the Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center launched Project SEARCH, a program designed to help youth with development disabilities gain critical employment and independent-living skills and experience to help them transition to a productive adult life.