Minnewashta Elementary School

26350 Smithtown Rd
Excelsior, MN 55331
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Minnewashta Elementary School serves 896 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Minnewashta Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Minnewashta Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Minnewashta Elementary School's student population of 896 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students896 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Minnewashta Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Minnewashta Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#22 out of 1793 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
91%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.170.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMinnetonka Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Minnewashta Elementary School is 112 Alc Independent Study (4.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Minnetonka West Middle School (1.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Excelsior Minnetonka West Middle School Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,226 student
    1.8 miles
    6421 Hazeltine Blvd
    Excelsior, MN 55331
    (952) 401-5300
    1.8 6-8 1,226
  • Excelsior Excelsior Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 808 students
    2.3 miles
    441 Oak St
    Excelsior, MN 55331
    (952) 401-5650
    2.3 K-5 808
  • Mound Shirley Hills Primary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-4 | 414 students
    3.1 miles
    2450 Wilshire Blvd
    Mound, MN 55364
    (952) 491-8400
    3.1 PK-4 414
  • Chanhassen Bluff Creek Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 606 students
    3.2 miles
    2300 Coulter Blvd
    Chanhassen, MN 55317
    (952) 556-6600
    3.2 K-5 606
  • Mound Westonka Sp Ed Ecfe Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 65 students
    3.3 miles
    5241 Shoreline Dr
    Mound, MN 55364
    (952) 491-8031
    3.3 PK 65

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