Southview Elementary School

225 W 4th St
Waconia, MN 55387
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Southview Elementary School serves 553 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Southview Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 553 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Southview Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Southview Elementary School's student population of 553 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Southview Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Southview Elementary School is 0.27, 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
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#253 out of 1734 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
2%
12%
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White
85%
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
0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southview Elementary School's ranking?
Southview Elementary School is ranked #253 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Southview Elementary School often compared to?
Southview Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Waconia Middle School, Waconia High School, Laketown Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Southview Elementary School?
553 students attend Southview Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Southview Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southview Elementary School?
Southview Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Southview Elementary School offer ?
Southview Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Southview Elementary School part of?
Southview Elementary School is part of Waconia Public School District.

School Reviews

5   4/28/2008
We are the grandparents of one of your first grade students, and we attended Grandparents Day last Friday, April 25th. We were very impressed by the school and it's entire staff. The program of the day was handled very professionally, and was extremely organized. We felt very pleased to know that our grandson is attending such a well run school. Want to thank everyone who helped make Grandparents Day such a happy event.
- Posted by Parent - catru

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 553 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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