Wisner is home to the Wisner-Pilger Gators. The elementary school was added to the existing Junior High/High School facility in 2017. Many other additions and renovations have been completed since the schools were consolidated in 1969. There are approximately 450 students enrolled; therefore, a low teacher-student ratio provides more 1:1 interaction.
Education is important to the residents of Wisner with many of the residents pursuing higher education after their high school graduation.
- 9% obtain an Associate’s Degree
- 7% obtain a Bachelor’s Degree
- 1% obtain a Professional Degree
Northeast Community College (NECC) has an extended campus located in West Point, 15 miles away. NECC is equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms, computer lab facilities and advanced health and science labs and offers a wide variety of courses and continuing education courses.
There are several other colleges and universities within close proximity to Wisner for higher education degree/certification requirements.
Approximately 17 acres of land in and adjacent to the community are zoned for industry. Some of the leading employeers are:
- Plan B Consutants
- Central Valley Ag
- Arvid’s Foodtown
- Iron Wagon Truck & Equipment
- Thunder Valley Truck Sales
- Prime Stop/Wisner West
- Herb Albers Feedlot & Albers Cattle Co.
- Bellar Cattle Co/Bellar Feedlots
- Feller Commodities/Feller & Company
- Holland Feedlot
- Tom Schantz Cattle Company
Highway 275 runs directly through Wisner making it a smooth transition to get to Interstate 80 and 29.
Railroad and waterway transportation are both in close proximity.
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