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Cedarburg Among The Top 1% of Public High Schools

Congratulations to our staff and students! For the sixth year in a row, Cedarburg High School has been recognized on an annual list of “Best High Schools” published by US News & World Report. For 2020, CHS ranked #2 in WI and #206 nationally of more than 18,000 schools.

CHS Among America's Most Challenging High Schools

Just released for 2019,The Washington Post has ranked CHS among the most challenging high schools in the country; #1 in Wisconsin for public, non-charter high schools, and for all high schools, #2 in Wisconsin and #399 nationally. This ranks CHS in the top 2% of high schools in the country. Read More...

Cedarburg Among the Best High Schools in the Nation

Congratulations to our staff and students!Cedarburg High School has been recognized on an annual list of “Best High Schools” published by US News & World Report. For 2019, CHS ranked #1 in WI and #121 nationally of more than 17,000 schools.

News and Announcements

Cedarburg School Board Election

Two seats on the Cedarburg Board of Education were up for election on April 6, 2021. Learn More

Important Message From The District

Recently, there has been discussion about the topic of race in the Cedarburg School District, specifically whether the District is doing enough to combat racism in the community. Learn more in a recent communication from Superintendent Bugnacki. Follow all District News postedhere.

Devoted to a Culture of Excellence

Superintendent Bugnacki was excited to be able to recognize two outstanding members of our professional teaching staff with an award during their morning staff meeting; CHS Math/Computer Science educator, Stacy Lesmeister, and Westlawn 4K educator, Lisa Matzuk. Learn More


The State of Wisconsin has declared the following proclamations:

- March 7-13, 2021: National School Social Work Week
- March 8-12, 2021: National School Breakfast Week
- March 14-20, 2021: Child and Adult Care Food Program Week
- March 2021: Dance in Your Schools Month
- March 2021: Youth Art Month
- March 2021: Theatre in Our Schools Month
- March 2021: Music in Our Schools Month

CHS Principal Accepts New Position

CHS Principal, Mr. Adam Kurth, has accepted the principalship at Hartland Arrowhead High School beginning with the 2021-22 school year.Read More


The State of Wisconsin has declared the following proclamations:

- National School Counseling Week, February 1-5, 2021

- SkillsUSA Week, February 7-13, 2021

- Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Week, February 8-12, 2021

- Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Week, February 14-21, 2021

- Future Farmers of America (FFA) Week, February 20-27, 2021

- Career and Technical Education Month, February 1-28, 2021

Facilities Use COVID-19 Requirements

The Cedarburg School District plans to reopen our facilities to rental groups on a limited basis. Please review CSD COVID-19 requirements for facility use in addition to our standard rental guidelines. Learn More

CSD Celebrates Success

The Cedarburg School District is one of twenty-four K-12 districts to receive the highest rating of Significantly Exceeds Expectations on the 2018-19 District Report Card. Learn More

CHS Distinguished Alumni Nominations

The strengthening of a network of alumni accelerates opportunities to enhance the collective impact on our entire Cedarburg School District family.The Cedarburg School District is now accepting nominations for the 2021 CHS Distinguished Alumni Award. Learn More

Update to In-Person Learning

Our pivot to remote learning on November 20 allowed an opportunity to reset the system. Many, but not all the factors that contributed to the pivot to remote learning are now trending in a better direction. With this in mind, 4K-12 in-person instruction will resume on December 7, 2020. Read More

Early Release Days

The Cedarburg School Board recently approved the inclusion of nine (9) Early Release Days to the school calendar. Read More....

District News

Press Releases and District News can be found here.


The State of Wisconsin declared the following proclamations:

-National School Lunch Week, October 12-16, 2020

-Gifted Education Month, the month of October

-Keeping Kids Safe Online Month, the month of October

-National Principals Month, the month of October

2021 Best School Districts

Congratulations to our staff and students! CSD was once again recognized on Niche's annual list of "Best School Districts". With an overall A+ rating, CSD ranked #4 with Best Teachers, #8 Best School District, and #13 Safest Districts in WI.! This achievement recognizes the extraordinary work of our entire 4K-12 system.

A message from Area Superintendents

The following letter was sent to the families from the area school superintendents in partnership with the Washington-Ozaukee and North Shore Health Departments. The North Shore Superintendents have been working closely over the last six months to open our schools safely. Our communities are currently seeing an increase in our Covid-19 spread. Please visit the WOPHD website for the latest numbers in Cedarburg. It is the collective effort of our communities that will keep us all healthy and safe.

CSD Re-entry Plan

On Wednesday, July 29th, the Cedarburg Board of Education approved two learning environments for the 2020-21 school year. Both on-campus (in-person) and at home (virtual) learning environments will be provided. The Board approved CSD Re-Entry Plan can be found on our Re-entry Plan webpages along with further details and presentations to the Board.

Among Top 5,000 STEM High Schools

Newsweek announced its ranking of the top 5,000 STEM high schools for 2020, honoring excellence in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Cedarburg High School was named #1 in Wisconsin and #157 in the Nation. Read More

Community Newsletter

InsideCSD | The district's new community newsletter. We hope you enjoy learning and sharing news about Cedarburg School District.

Building Project Construction Updates

Check out up-to-date information on the Building Project. Each week we will share updates on construction, featuring what’s been completed for the week and what’s coming up.

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