Why Nicolet?

Dear Parents,

Your student’s success – today and in the future – is Nicolet High School’s singular purpose. We recognize that each student is an individual with unique talents, specific needs, and unbounded aspirations. Below you will find Nicolet’s Golden Circle, which guides our educational philosophy. Our fundamental mission is to challenge your child to reach their dreams. We accomplish this mission by promoting academic excellence, and by empowering students to achieve their maximum potential within a safe, nurturing environment.

Nicolet is an award-winning district with high academic expectations. U.S. News & World Report once again honored Nicolet High School as one of the “Best High Schools” in the nation in 2015. Our school is nationally recognized for student achievement in academics, sports, creative and performing arts, and career and technical programs. As a premier high school in Southeastern Wisconsin, Nicolet is a leader in providing educational choices to students and their parents from 9th through 12th grade.

The Washington Post ranked Nicolet among America’s Most Challenging Schools in 2015. Nicolet is ranked fourth in Wisconsin and first in the North Shore based on the number of advanced placement tests given. This is a measure of how well our students are prepared for college.

Below, you will find frequently asked questions that are meant to help you select a high school as the best fit for your prospective student.In a competitive educational marketplace, we believe that Nicolet High School is strategically positioned to help you. But don’t take our word for it; compare for yourself. Download the High School Scorecard below so you can compare our answers to other schools you visit.


Dr. Robert Kobylski
Nicolet High School District

Fact Sheet
Curriculum Highlights
Athletics & Extracurriculars
Parent Groups
Golden Circle
Nicolet in the News
High School Scorecard