Minnetonka West Middle School

6421 Hazeltine Blvd
Excelsior, MN 55331
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 1,260 students in grades 6-8, Minnetonka West Middle School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 53%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,260 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Top 10% in MN
  • : 59% (Top 20%)
  • : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Minnetonka West Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Minnetonka West Middle School's student population of 1,260 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,260 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

Minnetonka West Middle School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Minnetonka West Middle 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
#143 out of 1734 schools
(Top 10%)
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59%
45%
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75%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
3%
12%
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White
80%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Minnetonka West Middle School's ranking?
Minnetonka West Middle School is ranked #143 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Minnetonka West Middle School often compared to?
Minnetonka West Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Wayzata East Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Minnetonka West Middle School?
1,260 students attend Minnetonka West Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Minnetonka West Middle School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Minnetonka West Middle School?
Minnetonka West Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Minnetonka West Middle School offer ?
Minnetonka West Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Minnetonka West Middle School part of?
Minnetonka West Middle School is part of Minnetonka Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,260 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 59% (Top 20%)
  • : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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