Prescott is fortunate to have an outstanding K-12 school system, with students consistently scoring above the regional and state averages on standardized tests. Over 92% of PHS graduates go on to further study in college. Several private schools in the area provide additional education options and Prescott has convenient, high quality child care facilities to choose from.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus, with 7,200 students, is located just 15 minutes from Prescott. An amazing array of world-class research universities and liberal arts colleges can be found within one hour of Prescott, contributing to Prescott area's highly skilled and motivated work force.
Recreation / Community Features
Many people enjoy boating and swimming on the St. Croix and Mississippi Rivers. The city is also fortunate to have the Great River Road Visitor Center located in the beautiful Freedom Park which overlooks the Mississippi River. The Great River Road runs through the middle of downtown bringing many traveling tourists throughout the year. Prescott Daze runs over a 3-day period, offering many fun activities for all ages.