In this article we will be discussing the various schools in the vicinity of Hudson, Wisconsin, but before we get to that, I must tell you about the school district, which is necessary to have a better understanding of the area’s schools.
The Hudson Schools serve over 5,500 students in grades pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. Our schools include six (6) elementary schools educating grades PreK- 5, one (1) house concept Middle School grades 6-8, and one (1) blended comprehensive and academy model High School grades 9-12.
The Hudson School District is located in the scenic St. Croix River Valley, just fifteen miles east of the Twin Cities. Hudson Schools cover approximately 77 square miles, including all or part of the City of Hudson, Village of North Hudson and the Townships of Hudson, St. Joseph, and Troy.
Notable schools include (but are not limited to):
Hudson High School
Hudson High School is a comprehensive Grades 9-12 high school serving approximately 1,800 students. Additionally, there are two career academies, HealthCare and STEM+ Academies, for students in grades 10-12.
Hudson Middle School
Hudson Middle School serves approximately 1,300 students in Grades 6-8.
There are also many elementary schools here in Hudson, Wisconsin.
Another place of note is University of Wisconsin–River Falls, which has opened a branch here in the city. The University of Wisconsin–River Falls (also known as UW–River Falls or UWRF) is a public liberal arts university located in River Falls, Wisconsin. It is part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. The 226-acre (91 ha) campus is situated on the Kinnickinnic River in the St. Croix River Valley. The university has 32 major buildings and two laboratory farms, with a total of 440 acres (178 hectares) of land.
In 2013-2014 UWRF had an enrollment of 6,061 students in more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs. Being a part of the University of Wisconsin System, it is a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. UWRF is also a member of the American Council of Education Internationalization Laboratory and provides several global studies and study abroad programs. The university has created the St. Croix Institute for Sustainable Community Development.
The University has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the Council on Social Work Education, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the National Association of School Psychologists, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the Council for Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA), the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the American Chemical Society, and the American Society of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. UWRF offers over 40 majors.
The University of Wisconsin–River Falls is one of four University of Wisconsin System institutions included in The Princeton Review’s 2014 list of the “Best in the Midwest.” For 2014, U.S. News & World Report ranked UWRF in the top tier for Regional Universities in the Midwest United States. In 2018, University of Wisconsin-River Falls was ranked 93rd in Regional Universities in Midwest, 23rd in Top Public Universities and 381st in Business Programs in United States of America.