Mankato West Senior High School

1351 S Riverfront Dr
Mankato, MN 56002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mankato West Senior High School serves 1,249 students in grades 9-12.
Mankato West Senior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 50% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mankato West Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Mankato West Senior High School's student population of 1,249 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Mankato West Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mankato West Senior High School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#288 out of 1734 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
9%
12%
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White
79%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Graduation Rate
89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mankato West Senior High School's ranking?
Mankato West Senior High School is ranked #288 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Mankato West Senior High School often compared to?
Mankato West Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mankato East Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mankato West Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Mankato West Senior High School is 89%, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 84%.
How many students attend Mankato West Senior High School?
1,249 students attend Mankato West Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Mankato West Senior High School students are White, 9% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mankato West Senior High School?
Mankato West Senior High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mankato West Senior High School offer ?
Mankato West Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Mankato West Senior High School part of?
Mankato West Senior High School is part of Mankato Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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