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Learn about Drought School

Drought School is the only school in the Norway J7 School District (not a part of the Racine Unified School District). The district is 9 square miles wide, and Drought School is located on the corners of Highway 45 and 7 Mile Road in Franksville, Wisconsin. 

Drought School instructs Kindergarten through 8th grade, and also offers a 4 Year Old Kindergarten program all day Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

School hours are 7:35 A.M. - 2:35 P.M.  Lunch is served at 10:45 a.m. for the lower grade students (K-4th) and again at 11:30 a.m. for the upper grade students (5th-8th).  Hot lunch is offered daily by Taher, Inc. 

Drought School offers extra-curricular activities for the 5th - 8th grades such as softball, volleyball, basketball, cheerleading, and track & field.


Drought School's Mission

To develop responsible students who demonstrate positive self esteem, respect for all people, accountability for their actions and choices, and a commitment for life-long learning.  The caring, sensitive and dedicated staff, and an innovative curriculum, will give all students opportunity to attain skills and knowledge necessary to sustain a successful and productive life.

District staff creates their own curriculum in part on the outline of baseline expectations provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Wisconsin State Academic Standards. District curricular expectations exceed standards in all areas of school offerings.

Pursuant to section 120.12(13)(b) of the state statutes, the following Wisconsin Academic Standards been been Board approved for the 2021/2022 school year:

Art and Design Education

Early Learning Standards

English Language Arts

Health Education


Music Education

Physical Education


School Counseling


Social Studies

World Languages

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