Waconia Public Schools has once again been named a top-20 public school district in the state of Minnesota by Niche, an online platform that annually ranks K-12 schools as well as colleges and universities. In Niche’s 2024 rankings, which were released on Friday, Sept. 22, Waconia Public Schools was ranked 16th on the platform’s list of Best School Districts in Minnesota. 

The school district earned either an A-, A or A+ grade in seven major categories including Academics, Teachers, Clubs & Activities, Sports, Resources & Facilities, Administration, and Food. 

ISD 110 also earned high placement on several of the platform’s other ranked lists. The school district is ranked 10th out of 362 on Niche’s list titled “Districts with the Best Teachers in Minnesota.” The school district was also ranked first on the platform’s list of “Best School Districts in Carver County.”

Niche’s methodology includes a number of data points including state assessment proficiency, graduation rates, student to teacher ratios, and Advanced Placement enrollment, as well as parent and student survey data.

Visit https://bit.ly/WaconiaNiche to view the school district’s Niche profile page and to learn more about the platform’s 2024 rankings.