Welcome to the

School District of Janesville

About Us

About Us

Janesville is a city of over 60,000 citizens located in Rock County in southern Wisconsin, about 40 miles south of the state capital, Madison Wisconsin, on I-90/39. Janesville is known as “Wisconsin’s Park Place” with over 2,300 acres of parks. City of Janesville.

The School District of Janesville has approximately 10,400 pre kindergarten through 12th grade students served in our 21 schools. Our district is the tenth largest school district in the State of Wisconsin. Our schools include two comprehensive (9-12) high schools, three (6-8) middle schools, and 12 (Pre-K-5) elementary schools and 15 (4 year old early learners) P4J Community Partnership sites. In addition, we serve students in 4 charter schools: Janesville Academy of International Studies, Rock River Charter School, TAGOS Academy, and Virtual Academy. Please visit our individual school websites for specific information you are seeking and to learn how our school district serves our students and families.

Janesville schools offer a full array of courses and activities from which students can learn and grow. The culture of our district places emphasis on student achievement, accepting and encouraging diversity, and fostering parent involvement. Our district has an articulated and sequential curriculum based on Wisconsin State Standards and Benchmarks. Our students excel in a wide range of extra-curricular activities, the arts, athletics and more.

To find out more about the School District of Janesville or individual schools, continue to explore our website. Please use the contact information in this website to call or e-mail the school administration. If you would like packet information sent to you in the U.S. mail or would like someone to call you please click here: dklingaman@janesville.k12.wi.us. To enroll your child in our school district, you may do so in person at the New Student Enrollment Office. Click here for more information.

Wisconsin's open enrollment legislation allows students from other school districts to attend our schools if parents submit open enrollment forms within designated time periods.

For more information go to the State of Wisconsin's Open Enrollment program on the website for the Department of Public Instruction.