Fast Facts About Waconia Public Schools

In Blog, Schools on September 29, 2015 by Community Expert Team
Fast Facts About Waconia Public Schools

When you’re looking to buy a home and set down some roots in the community, one thing that’s usually very important to the decision process is the quality of the schools in the community.

If you’re considering Waconia as your future home, here are some quick facts about the Waconia Public Schools district:

  1. Waconia Public Schools, District 110, is an independent school district that serves students in Waconia, Minnetrista, St. Bonifacius, and New Germany.
  2. Waconia Community Education is also a part of the Waconia Public Schools, and includes Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE), Kids Company (school aged day care), and Rainbow Preschool, along with hundreds of opportunities for recreation and education for all district residents.
  3. Waconia Community Education is also a part of the Waconia Public Schools, and includes Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE), Kids Company (school aged day care), and Rainbow Preschool, along with hundreds of opportunities for recreation and education for all district residents.
  4. There are two elementary schools that house kindergarten through fourth-grade children, one middle school for students in Grades 5-8, and one high schools for Grades 9-12. Also, the Waconia Enrichment Center houses programs including the Waconia Transition Program.
  5. There are about 3,700 total students in the district.
  6. At Waconia High School, more than 80 percent of students participate in some sort of extra-curricular activity. In addition, the school offers Advanced Placement classes and concurrent enrollment through University of Minnesota, which is known as College in the Schools.
  7. At elementary schools, technology equipment and applications are available throughout the buildings, including interactive whiteboards, computer labs, and response systems to enrich student learning.
  8. At the middle school, Project Lead the Way, which is a pre-engineering program, is offered in grade 8.

For more information on Waconia Public Schools, go to http://www.waconia.k12.mn.us/. Also, check out this video that gives you a look inside the district.

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This local update courtesy of your Waconia Community Expert.

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