Settled in 1844 and incorporated in 1905, the Village of Mukwonago lies in both Waukesha and Walworth counties. With a population of just under 8,000 residents, it was recently voted the 3rd best place to raise a family in Wisconsin. The Village is governed by a Village President, 6 trustees, and a Village Administrator.
The Mukwonago Area School District encompasses several different municipalities including the Village and Town of Mukwonago, the Villages of Big Bend and North Prairie and the towns of Vernon, Eagle, Ottawa, East Troy and Waukesha. It proudly serves 4,900 students in six elementary schools, one middle school, seven 4K community sites, and one comprehensive high school. Mukwonago proudly ranks in the top 10% of Wisconsin K-12 school districts. On the WI Department of Public Instruction state report cards, MASD earned an 82.9 score and a ranking of “Exceeds Expectations.” All eight of our schools rank in the “Significantly Exceeds Expectations” or “Exceeds Expectations” categories, and the district has a Great Schools ranking of 9 out of 10.
Mukwonago schools offer flexible programs of study to meet the needs of every learner. In addition to core subjects, the district supports 4-Year-Old Kindergarten, Gifted and Talented and Special Education programs, Work Study, College Prep AP and Career Prep tracks, Individualized Personal Learning Communities, STEM programs, and an I.T. Academy. Mukwonago school courses benefit from multiple new technologies such as Google Apps for Education, PLTW STEM courses, MakerSpace design labs, and IT Academy computer science programs.
With regard to athletics and activities, MASD offers over 100 different sports, clubs, and activities to cover a wide spectrum of interests and competition levels to help build character and teamwork. Many extracurriculars join academic efforts to participate in strong community partnerships, and the community is known for its strong staff and safe schools.
If you’re interested in a school tour, please contact the Mukwonago Area School District office at 262-363-6300!
The Chamber of Commerce is a local organization of businesses focused on promoting the business and community of Mukwonago.
The Mukwonago Times is published on Thursday and is a free paper for the community, available on news stands. The newspaper provides local news, events and high school sports coverage
Located in the heart of downtown Mukwonago, the Mukwonago Museum was first established in 1967 and includes the Red Brick House. Built in 1842 by original Mukwonago settler Sewall Andrews, the home has been restored to a lovely Victorian house. It is now the headquarters of the Mukwonago Historical Society and is an important repository for local history documents and artifacts.