About Pigeon River Elementary School

Pigeon River provides comprehensive programming in core academics with art, music and physical education. The staff at Pigeon River continually strives to meet the needs of the 21st Century learner. Skills empowered at Pigeon River include critical thinking, communication, creativity, collaboration and community. Technology in the form of interactive SMARTBoards, iPods and iPads are integrated to support these skills.

The majority of teachers at Pigeon River Elementary School have earned a Master’s degree or higher. Like the students of Pigeon River, the teachers are on-going learners, participating in professional education courses and professional learning communities to bring their subjects to life and to assist students who need help in both their academic and nonacademic lives.

The Pigeon River campus is a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat. Students can learn in the fresh air in the school’s outdoor classroom, take a hike through the woods or discover nature in one of the large garden areas. Students can join the school’s ‘Green Gang,’ an environmental club that focuses on sustaining our earth. Club members also help to maintain the school gardens. Other after school activities include Student Council, Photography club and Spanish club.

Pigeon River Elementary School is conveniently located next door the Pigeon River Rec Center that offers before and after school child care.

School Hours 2019-2020

M-T-Th-F 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
W 8:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.


Students may not be on school grounds before 8:25 a.m.

Office Hours

Monday–Friday
7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.


June & August Office Hours
7:00 – 4:30 p.m. M–TH
7:00 – 11:00 a.m. Fridays

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS)

Positive behavioral support is an approach to enhance the capacity of schools, families, and communities. PBIS improves the link between practices and the environments in which teaching and learning occurs. Attention is focused on creating and sustaining primary (school-wide), secondary (classroom), and tertiary (individual) systems of support that provide positive results (personal, academic, health, social, family, work, recreation) for all children and youth by making desired behavior more functional, and problem behaviors less effective.

State Report Card

As part of the state accountability system, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) produces report cards for every district and school in Wisconsin.

Assessment is used to monitor student progress. In the classrooms, teachers provide a variety of experiences that will help students practice the skills necessary to help them learn and apply their knowledge in order to demonstrate their understanding.

There are a variety of assessments that are used in the district in order to monitor the progress of individual students, track student growth, and evaluate the success of the school and district. Some of these assessments are required by the state, others are part of district efforts to monitor and evaluate progress.

In all cases, assessment results are used by teachers, schools and the district as part of an established protocol of continuous improvement. Individual student needs are recognized and evaluated. Student growth is compared to expected growth and districtwide growth is measured to evaluate successes and plan for the future.

Arranging a Visit

Please call our school office at (920) 459-3563 to set up a tour. For our students' safety, visitors are required to enter through the main doors, sign in at the office, and obtain a visitor's pass. The visitor's pass should be displayed throughout your visit to make it clear that you are an authorized visitor.

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