Waseca Public School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools in Waseca Public School District, serving 1,954 students. Waseca Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
Public schools in Waseca Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 60% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Waseca Public School District are Waseca Intermediate School, Hartley Elementary School and Waseca Middle Level Alc. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the Minnesota public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameWaseca Public School District
School District Websitehttp://www.waseca.k12.mn.us/
School District Phone Number(507) 835-2500
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
# of Schools8 Schools2,561 Schools
# of Students1,954 Students885,890 Students
# of Teachers127 Teachers55,879 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1

District Comparison

Waseca Public School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 520 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#246 out of 524 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Waseca Public   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waseca Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
60%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waseca Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Waseca Public   School District and public school graduation rate of MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.340.54
# of American Indian Students9 Students15,036 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
2%
# of Asian Students20 Students60,101 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# of Hispanic Students237 Students82,282 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
9%
# of Black Students67 Students97,668 Students
% Black Students
3%
11%
# of White Students1,575 Students588,218 Students
% White Students
81%
66%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a697 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students46 Students41,741 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:5022,692
# of Students in Kindergarten:11064,220
# of Students in 1st Grade:12463,621
# of Students in 2nd Grade:9964,478
# of Students in 3rd Grade:12865,799
# of Students in 4th Grade:12367,321
# of Students in 5th Grade:16267,763
# of Students in 6th Grade:13966,635
# of Students in 7th Grade:17966,215
# of Students in 8th Grade:15766,466
# of Students in 9th Grade:17867,066
# of Students in 10th Grade:14866,026
# of Students in 11th Grade:19466,707
# of Students in 12th Grade:16370,881
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $14,165 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,416. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,690 is higher than the state median of $14,606. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MN)
Total Revenue$28 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Waseca Public   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$31 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Waseca Public   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,165$14,416
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Waseca Public   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,690$14,606
This chart display average spending per public school student in Waseca Public   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Waseca Public School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Waseca Intermediate School Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    400 19th Ave Nw
    Waseca, MN 56093
    (507) 835-3000

    Grades: 4-6 | 474 students
  • Hartley Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    605 7th St Ne
    Waseca, MN 56093
    (507) 835-2248

    Grades: K-3 | 461 students
  • Waseca Middle Level Alc Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1717 2nd St. Nw
    Waseca, MN 56093
    (507) 835-5588

    Grades: 7-8 | 11 students
  • Waseca Junior High School Math: 46% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1717 2nd St Nw
    Waseca, MN 56093
    (507) 835-5470

    Grades: 7-8 | 325 students
  • Waseca Senior High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1717 2nd St Nw
    Waseca, MN 56093
    (507) 835-5470

    Grades: 9-12 | 630 students
  • Waseca Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 Elm Ave E
    Waseca, MN 56093
    (507) 835-5588

    Grades: 7-12 | 45 students
  • Waseca Early Childhood Special Education School
    501 Elm Ave E
    Waseca, MN 56093
    (507) 835-5046

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Wcoc - Day Treatment Special Education School
    501 Elm Ave E
    Waseca, MN 56093
    (507) 835-0918

    Grades: 6-12 | 8 students
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