Waite Park school information

IndexWaite ParkMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores16%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:116:116:1
Total public schools32,22479,221
Total private schools347724,874
Total post-secondary schools21407,963
The Waite Park, MN educational system consists of 3 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Waite Park public schools have average test scores of 16% which is 69% lower than than the Minnesota average and 67% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Waite Park public schools is 12:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.4% have completed high school, 24.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Waite Park are 67% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Waite Park.
  • 85.7% of people in Waite Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.4% of people in Waite Park have completed high school.
  • 24.0% of people in Waite Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Waite Park

IndexWaite ParkMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade85.7%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school83.4%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college57.1%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.7%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.0%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Waite Park (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rockville, MN2,51180%62%
Avon, MN1,66972%46%
Rice, MN1,46770%41%
Clear Lake, MN55468%37%
Richmond, MN1,59667%36%
Waite Park, MN7,37116%67%

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Sioux Center, IA7,37080%63%
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Waite Park, MN7,37116%67%
Source: The Waite Park, MN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.