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About Arrowhead



Arrowhead High School (AHS) has a strong tradition of student academic success.  Established as a Union High School District in 1956, Arrowhead serves approximately 2,300 students in grades 9-12 with a staff of approximately 230 teachers, support staff and administration.    The school is located on 157 acres in the Town of Merton, in close proximity to Hartland, Wisconsin.    Arrowhead has a unique two-building campus; freshman and sophomore students attend the South Campus while junior and senior students attend the North Campus providing both a mid-size learning environment (approximately 1,200 students per building), while providing access to a comprehensive and rigorous program of course offerings.

Arrowhead is a school of state and national reputation for academic, fine arts, co-curricular, community service, and athletic excellence. Class offerings consist of over two hundred courses, meeting and serving the needs of all students.  In addition to the academic offerings, Arrowhead High School has one of the most extensive extra-curricular programs in the State of Wisconsin. Currently Arrowhead sponsors 126 levels of extra-curricular activities.


Indicators of Success Highlights

  • College Board recognized Arrowhead High School as one of the 367 public school districts in the nation to be named on the Annual Advanced Placement Honor Roll.
  • Newsweek Magazine has consistently ranked Arrowhead High School in the top 5% of high schools in the country for college preparation.
  • GreatSchool’s district rankings have given their highest rating of a 10 to AHS.


  • Annually ranked as on of the top 10 high schools in the state of Wisconsin when compared to 445 other schools based on the Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exam {WKCE} composite scores.
  • Scored a 24.8 on the ACT ranking annually in the top 10 high schools in both composit scores, as well as percentage of students taking the exam in the State of Wisconsin.
  • 82% of students who took Advanced Placement exams qualified for dual high school and college credit.


  • 18 Advanced Placement course offerings.
  • A nationally recognized fine arts program.
  • Arrowhead is guided by the "Something for Everyone" theme, which has resulted in providing students with access to a wide-range of academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular opportunities.   AHS has a 10-period day in which students take a minimum of seven classes. Classes consist of 40-minute daily classes, alternate-day classes for 84 minutes, 60-minute Advanced Placement classes, and block classes in which a year-long course is taught for a double period for one semester. Of the 50 credits required for graduation, 18 are electives. The flexible schedule is taught by 136 professionally trained teachers with an average of over 15 years of experience. Seventy-five percent of the faculty have masters degrees and above.


  • Offers 4 world languages: Chinese, French, German, and Spanish.
  • Is a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) certified school providing a rigorous and innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) education curricular program.
  • Is one of just 347 school districts in the nation and one of the 11 in the state of Wisconsin that has received national accreditation as a National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation {NATEF}/Automotive Youth Education Systems {AYES}automotive training facility.


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Arrowhead High School has a strong tradition of academic, extra and co-curricular excellence.  AHS has outstanding students, highly qualified and dedicated staff members, and a supportive and generous community.  We thank you for your interest in our schools, your support in educating our young people and for taking the time to learn about the great things happening at AHS!