Awards and Recognition
Only in Minnesota ranks Minnetonka #1 for best education.
Niche.com ranks Minnetonka High School #1 in Minnesota, ranks the Minnetonka School District #1 in Minnesota, and ranks all of our elementary and middle schools among the top 20 in Minnesota. Niche.com also ranks Minnetonka as the #1 place to teach in Minnesota. Niche.com relies on key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and surveys of parents and students.
The College Board has named Minnetonka High School to the 7th Annual AP Honor Roll for increasing access to a broader numbers of students for Advanced Placement courses, while maintaining an exceptionally high success rate on AP Exams. In 2016, 1,315 MHS students took 2,376 AP exams. The percent of total AP students with scores of 3 or higher was 86.2%. This compares to state (66%) and global (60%) averages.
The Washington Post ranks Minnetonka High School #221 nationally and #3 in Minnesota based on participation and achievement with Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and ACT scores--all college readiness indicators.
Newsweek ranks Minnetonka High School #123 nationally and #4 in Minnesota based on complex calculations of ACT, SAT, AP, IB, graduation, college admissions, guidance counselor ratios and more. Learn more about their ranking methodology.