Wayzata High School

4955 Peony Ln N
Minneapolis, MN 55446
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 1%
Serving 3,505 students in grades 9-12, Wayzata High School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 53%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : 96% (Top 5% in MN)
  • : Top 1%
  • : 77% (Top 5%)
  • : 84% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Wayzata High School's student population of 3,505 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 171 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
3,505 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
171 teachers
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School Rankings

Wayzata High School ranks within the top 1% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wayzata High School is 0.56, 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)
#10 out of 1734 schools
(Top 1%)
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77%
45%
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84%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
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2%
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Asian
21%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
7%
12%
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White
63%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.56
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96%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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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 Wayzata High School's ranking?
Wayzata High School is ranked #10 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Wayzata High School often compared to?
Wayzata High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Minnetonka Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Wayzata High School?
The graduation rate of Wayzata High School is 96%, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 84%.
How many students attend Wayzata High School?
3,505 students attend Wayzata High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Wayzata High School students are White, 21% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wayzata High School?
Wayzata High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Wayzata High School offer ?
Wayzata High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Wayzata High School part of?
Wayzata High School is part of Wayzata Public School District.

School Reviews

5   5/11/2020
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!
- Posted by Parent - Lynn

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : 96% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 1%
  • : 77% (Top 5%)
  • : 84% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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