Mankato West Senior High School
Mankato West Senior High School serves 1,243 students in grades 9-12.
Mankato West Senior High 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Students: 1,243 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 20%
- Graduation Rate: 92% (Top 20% in MN)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 51% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 70% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education
Mankato West Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Mankato West Senior High School's student population of 1,243 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Mankato West Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mankato West Senior High School is 0.35, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#589 out of 1789 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education
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