Chaska Middle School West

Chaska Middle School West serves 652 students in grades 6-8.
Chaska Middle School West placed in the top 30% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Chaska Middle School West places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Chaska Middle School West's student population of 652 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Chaska Middle School West is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Chaska Middle School West is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#508 out of 1793 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
79%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.370.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEastern Carver County Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chaska Middle School West is Prairiecare Chaska (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Chaska Middle School East (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chaska Chaska Middle School East Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 601 students
    0.1 miles
    1600 Park Ridge Dr
    Chaska, MN 55318
    (952) 556-7600
    0.1 6-8 601
  • Chaska Prairiecare Chaska Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 12 students
    1.0 miles
    111 Hundertmark Rd Suite 205n
    Chaska, MN 55318
    (952) 903-1350
    1 K-12 12
  • Chaska World Learner Charter School Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-8 | 218 students
    1.1 miles
    112050 Hundertmark Rd
    Chaska, MN 55318
    (952) 368-7398
    1.1 1-8 218
  • Chanhassen Integrated Arts Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 66 students
    1.4 miles
    11 Peavy Rd
    Chanhassen, MN 55317
    (952) 556-6200
    1.4 9-12 66
  • Chaska Kinder Academy
    Grades: K | 78 students
    1.4 miles
    1800 N Chestnut St
    Chaska, MN 55318
    (952) 556-6300
    1.4 K 78

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