Waconia Middle School

  • Waconia Middle School serves 923 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 72% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Waconia Middle 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Waconia Middle School's student population of 923 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students923 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Waconia Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waconia Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Middle School is 0.17, 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#198 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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
91%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.170.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waconia Middle School 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

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waconia Waconia High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,262 student
    0.2 miles
    1650 Community Dr
    Waconia, MN 55387
    (952) 442-0670
    0.2 9-12 1,262
  • Waconia Early Childhood Special Education Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 61 students
    1.2 miles
    504 Industrial Blvd
    Waconia, MN 55387
    (952) 442-0600
    1.2 PK 61
  • Waconia Transitions 110 Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 11 students
    1.3 miles
    504 Industrial Blvd
    Waconia, MN 55387
    (952) 442-0600
    1.3 12 11
  • Waconia Waconia Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 1-12 | 30 students
    1.3 miles
    504 Industrial Blvd
    Waconia, MN 55387
    (952) 442-0690
    1.3 1-12 30
  • Waconia Waconia Learning Center Ss/as Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 8 students
    1.3 miles
    1800 Community Dr
    Waconia, MN 55387
    (952) 442-0690
    1.3 9-12 8

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I love all the things that you do for me and my child. It has been helping her so much. Thank You!!!!
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This is a very nice school, a place where they take care of bullying, teachers teach a lot to kids to get ready for the tests,and they treat the kids respectivly
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