6421 Hazeltine Blvd
Excelsior, MN 55331
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Minnetonka West Middle School serves 1,245 students in grades 6-8.
Minnetonka West Middle School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 1%)
  • 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 1,245 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
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School Rankings

Minnetonka West Middle School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Minnetonka West Middle School is 0.31, 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
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#14 out of 1789 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
3%
12%
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White
83%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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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: 2020-2021 (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 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for: Highest overall rank (Top 1%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

85% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 56% MN state average), while 87% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 59% MN state average).

How many students attend Minnetonka West Middle School?

1,245 students attend Minnetonka West Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

83% of Minnetonka West Middle School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% 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

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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