Waconia High School

1650 Community Dr
Waconia, MN 55387
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Waconia High School serves 1,318 students in grades 9-12.
Waconia High 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 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 61% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,318 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Waconia High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Waconia High School's student population of 1,318 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Waconia High 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 Waconia High School is 0.21, 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
#268 out of 1734 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
1%
12%
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White
89%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Graduation Rate
96%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
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 Waconia High School's ranking?
Waconia High School is ranked #268 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Waconia High School?
The graduation rate of Waconia High School is 96%, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 84%.
How many students attend Waconia High School?
1,318 students attend Waconia High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Waconia High School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waconia High School?
Waconia High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Waconia High School offer ?
Waconia High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Waconia High School part of?
Waconia High School is part of Waconia Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,318 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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