Points of Pride

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Minnetonka Public Schools has been recognized as the #2 Best School District, #2 Best Teachers and #3 Best Places to Teach among public schools in Minnesota by Niche.com as part of the publication’s 2024 Best Schools rankings. Minnetonka has also been ranked #68 nationally for Best School District out of more than 10,932 public school districts nationwide. All nine schools and the District overall received A+ or A rankings.
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Minnetonka students continue to excel in AP courses at Minnetonka High School and through Tonka Online. Minnetonka’s AP exam pass rate (scores of 3 or higher) is 79%. As of August 2020, 671 students in grades 9-12 had earned one of four AP Scholar designations. 84.5% of the Class of 2021 took an AP or IB course during their high school careers. 

US News Logo U.S. News & World Report ranked Minnetonka High School #6 in Minnesota and #454 nationally. Rankings are based on math and reading tests, graduation rates and the degree to which students are prepared for college-level work.
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Minnetonka Public School District was again recognized in 2023 as one of the best in the nation for music education by the NAMM Foundation. Designations are made to districts and schools that demonstrate an exceptionally high commitment and access to music education.
Theatre Icon Minnetonka Theatre's on-act play "Honk & Holler" achieved first in state and earned a class AA star rating. The fall musical, "Grand Hotel;" earned 17 Spotlight awards and the spring musical, "Guys and Dolls," earned 25 awards. Each received awards for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theatre, Outstanding Overall Production and Outstanding Overall Performance.
Gold Key Scholastic Art Award Icon In the 2022-23 school year, 24 students were honored with nine Gold Keys, nine Silver Key and 16 Honorable Mention awards through the Scholastic Art Awards Program. 14 students were honored with eight Gold Keys, Eight Silver Keys and three Honorable Mention awards through the Scholastic Writing Awards program.
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The following teams qualified for state tournaments in 2021-22: Adapted Bowling, Boys Alpine Skiing, Boys Basketball, Girls Cheerleading, Boys Cross Country, Girls Cross Country, Boys Golf, Girls Golf, Boys Hockey, Girls Hockey, Boys Nordic Skiing, Boys Swimming and Diving, Girls Swimming and Diving, Girls Synchronized Swimming, Girls Tennis, Boys Track and Field, Girls Track and Field.

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Parent Survey Highlights

  • 94% of parents rated the education provided by the Minnetonka School District as excellent or good
  • 94% said they believe the community receives a good value from its investment in our local public schools
  • 96% of elementary, 92% of middle and 90% of high school parents would recommend their child’s school to a friend or neighbor
  • 95% of parents say teachers really care about their child
  • Nearly all academic subjects (K-12) were ranked above 94% for satisfaction.