Waseca Junior High School

  • Waseca Junior High School serves 325 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 56% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Waseca Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 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 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Waseca Junior High School's student population of 325 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students325 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waseca Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Waseca Junior High School is 0.30, 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#1185 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
11%
9%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.300.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaseca Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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