Our District

Who We Are

Located 15 miles outside of Madison, WI, the Stoughton Area School District (SASD) is an award-winning school district that excels in its educational practices with high-quality staff and engaged students. We serve almost 3,000 students across three elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, virtual learning options, and four-year-old kindergarten (4K), in collaboration with community partners. SASD represents the Stoughton area, which includes the City of Stoughton and parts of the towns of Albion, Christiana, Cottage Grove, Deerfield, Dunkirk, Dunn, Pleasant Springs and Rutland in Dane County, as well as parts of the towns of Porter and Union in Rock County.

Excellent Students

Our students are scholars, athletes, musicians and innovators, awarded for their academic and extracurricular achievements.

Excellent Schools

Our schools strive for a culture of learning and belonging, including ongoing efforts to promote equity and inclusion, and:

  • All five schools Exceed or Meet Expectations on the Wisconsin School Report Cards by Department of Public Instruction

  • All three elementary schools have award-winning equitable multi-level system of supports by Department of Public Instruction & RtI Center

  • Leaders in high-quality curriculum, which included implementing a brand new K-5 reading curriculum during the pandemic (Read more)

  • An inclusive service delivery model in special education (Read more at SWIFT Center)

Excellent Staff

Our award-winning staff has been recognized by professional organizations for their educational programs, teaching and support services, communications, and custodial and health services.

  • Our Early Childhood team won the Council for Exceptional Children: WI Division for Early Childhood Collaborative Team of the Year in 2020-21.

  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, our district nurse won Nurse of the Year award (2020); Custodial Award of the Year; two awards in communications