The school district of Elk Mound is located in northwestern Wisconsin, 10 miles west of Eau Claire. The district has an approximate enrollment of 1130 students distributed between three schools. The elementary school houses preschool through 4th grade. The middle school houses 5th through 8th grades. The high school houses 9th-12th grades. Enrollment at the elementary has shown an upward trend, and district-wide enrollment has increased significantly over the past several years.
The village of Elk Mound is located in the Chippewa Valley, between the cities of Eau Claire, Menomonie, and Chippewa Falls. Although farming has been the dominant occupation within the district, in recent years several small businesses have been established in the community. Industry, businesses and services are available in the neighboring cities. Approximately 800 people live in the village of Elk Mound. Many housing developments have been established both within and outside the village, and these developments continue to expand.