Wayzata High School

  • Wayzata High School serves 3,342 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (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.
  • Wayzata High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Wayzata High School's student population of 3,342 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 181 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers181 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wayzata High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Wayzata High School is 0.48, 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#153 out of 1793 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
16%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
6%
11%
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White
70%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.480.54
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Graduation Rate
97%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
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 Wayzata High 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 NameWayzata Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Going to WHS is like going to College. You have an abundance of studies you can follow or extracurricular activities. It's more than I ever had available in AHSD. WHS is forward-thinking-teaching activities, technologies, studies! It's been a great place for both of my kids to learn and grow. The teachers are communicative and seem to genuinely care about the student's progress. The high school size is intimidating, but the kids seem to do okay with it once they are used to it. The cafeteria varieties are excellent as well!
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