Award Year: 2021

River Crest Elementary School

535 County Road F
Hudson, WI, 54016-8008

(715) 377-3890

Ms. Katie Coppenbarger, Principal at time of Nomination

Mrs. Kimberly Ann Osterhues, Current Principal

Title I School

Hudson School District

School Website


River Crest Elementary School will instill the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for developing successful and responsible members of a diverse society. Together we will provide the opportunities for maximum learning within a safe, supportive, and challenging environment.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 84%
  • Hispanic: 6%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Two or more races: 7%
River Crest Elementary

River Crest Elementary

River Crest Elementary School, located in Hudson, Wisconsin, is made up of devoted educators, families, and students who are proud of their school. River Crest Elementary is known across the district for their academic excellence and devotion to student growth. River Crest is known also as an environmental school that includes a Nature Trail and expansive school grounds.

Students at River Crest have access to Camp St. Croix, which students can access using a tunnel that goes under the road. At Camp St. Croix, students can further their environmental knowledge. Each year 5th grade students also spend three days and two nights at the camp focusing on team building and environmental education. River Crest faculty are focused on the whole child and understand that for students to have academic success, their social emotional needs are first and foremost.