Waconia Learning Center

1800 Community Dr
Waconia, MN 55387
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 50 students in grades 9-12, Waconia Learning Center ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 50 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : 60-69% (Btm 50% in MN)
  • : Top 50%
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Waconia Learning Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Waconia Learning Center's student population of 50 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
50 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Waconia Learning Center ranks within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Waconia Learning Center is 0.50, 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)
#696 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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<50%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waconia Learning Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
<50%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
30%
10%
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Black
4%
12%
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White
64%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
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60-69%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waconia Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
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 Learning Center's ranking?
Waconia Learning Center is ranked #696 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Waconia Learning Center?
The graduation rate of Waconia Learning Center is 60-69%, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 84%.
How many students attend Waconia Learning Center?
50 students attend Waconia Learning Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Waconia Learning Center students are White, 30% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waconia Learning Center?
Waconia Learning Center has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Waconia Learning Center offer ?
Waconia Learning Center offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Waconia Learning Center part of?
Waconia Learning Center is part of Waconia Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 50 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : 60-69% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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