Howard Lake-waverly-winsted Middle School

  • Howard Lake-waverly-winsted Middle School serves 373 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Howard Lake-waverly-winsted Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Howard Lake-waverly-winsted Middle School's student population of 373 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Howard Lake-waverly-winsted Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Howard Lake-waverly-winsted Middle School is 0.15, 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#688 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
92%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.150.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward Lake-Waverly-Winsted School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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