Waconia Learning Center

  • Waconia Learning Center serves 30 students in grades 1-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Waconia Learning Center's student population of 30 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Total Students30 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Waconia Learning Center
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
58%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
<50%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waconia Learning Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio6:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Waconia Learning Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
10%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Waconia Learning Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Waconia Learning Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waconia Learning Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.300.54
This chart display the diversity score of Waconia Learning Center and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
60-79%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Waconia Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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 2017-18 school year data.
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

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