Waconia High School

  • Waconia High School serves 1,262 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 62% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Waconia High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Waconia High School's student population of 1,262 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waconia High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Waconia High School is 0.15, 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#573 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
92%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.150.54
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Graduation Rate
98%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaconia Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waconia Waconia Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 923 students
    0.2 miles
    1400 Community Dr
    Waconia, MN 55387
    (952) 442-0650
    0.2 6-8 923
  • Waconia Early Childhood Special Education Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 61 students
    1.0 miles
    504 Industrial Blvd
    Waconia, MN 55387
    (952) 442-0600
    1.0 PK 61
  • Waconia Transitions 110 Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 11 students
    1.0 miles
    504 Industrial Blvd
    Waconia, MN 55387
    (952) 442-0600
    1.0 12 11
  • Waconia Waconia Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 1-12 | 30 students
    1.0 miles
    504 Industrial Blvd
    Waconia, MN 55387
    (952) 442-0690
    1.0 1-12 30
  • Waconia Waconia Learning Center Ss/as Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 8 students
    1.0 miles
    1800 Community Dr
    Waconia, MN 55387
    (952) 442-0690
    1.0 9-12 8

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