Top 10 Best Waseca County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,059 students in Waseca County, MN (there are 2 private schools, serving 273 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Waseca County, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Waseca County, MN are Janesville-waldorf-pemberton El.em., Waseca Area Learning Center and Waseca Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Waseca County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 53% statewide average). Schools in Waseca County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Waseca County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Janesville-waldorf-pemberton El.em.
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
110 E 3rd St.
Janesville, MN 56048
(507) 234-5181
Grades: PK-6
| 352 students
Rank: #22.
Waseca Area Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 Elm Ave E
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-5588
Grades: 7-12
| 75 students
Rank: #33.
Waseca Senior High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1717 2nd St Nw
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-5470
Grades: 7-12
| 604 students
Rank: #44.
Hartley Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
605 7th St Ne
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-2248
Grades: PK-3
| 421 students
Rank: #55.
Waseca Intermediate School
Math: 34% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
400 19th Ave Nw
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-3000
Grades: 4-6
| 354 students
Rank: #66.
Waseca Junior High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1717 2nd St Nw
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-5470
Grades: 7-8
| 290 students
Rank: #77.
Janesville-waldorf-pemberton Sec
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
110 E 3rd St
Janesville, MN 56048
(507) 234-5181
Grades: 7-12
| 352 students
Rank: #88.
Nrheg Secondary
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
306 Ash Ave S
New Richland, MN 56072
(507) 465-3205
Grades: 6-12
| 463 students
Rank: #99.
Team Academy
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
220 17th Ave Ne
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 833-8326
Grades: K-6
| 109 students
Rank: n/an/a
Waseca Early Childhood
Special Education School
501 Elm Ave E
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-5046
Grades: PK
| 32 students
Rank: n/an/a
Waseca Middle Level Alc
Alternative School
1717 2nd St. Nw
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-5588
Grades: 7-8
| 7 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Waseca County, MN

Waseca County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
144 North St
Waldorf, MN 56091
(651) 582-8204
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
144 North Street
Waldorf, MN 56091
(612) 805-2770
Grades: 6-11
| n/a students
110 E 3rd St
Janesville, MN 56048
(507) 234-5478
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
144 North St
Waldorf, MN 56091
(507) 239-2176
Grades: 4-6
| n/a students
306 Ash Avenue S
New Richland, MN 56072
(507) 465-3205
Grades: PK-5
| 201 students
Waseca Area Off Campus (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
501 Elm Ave E
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-5046
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
501 E Elm Avenue
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-2500
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
609 State Street S
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-5588
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
501 East Elm Avenue
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-2500
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
501 E Elm Avenue
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-2500
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Wcoc (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
501 Elm Ave E
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-5046
Grades: 6-12
| 10 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Waseca County, MN?
The top ranked public schools in Waseca County, MN include Janesville-waldorf-pemberton El.em., Waseca Area Learning Center and Waseca Senior High School.
How many public schools are located in Waseca County, MN?
11 public schools are located in Waseca County, MN.
What percentage of students in Waseca County, MN go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Waseca County, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Waseca County, MN?
Waseca County, MN public schools minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public schools average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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