Minnetonka Public Schools is a district that's focused on world-class, child-centered excellence in early childhood, elementary and secondary education. Each child is as unique as every parent’s hopes and dreams, and our equally excellent schools provide specialized programs designed to support the learning needs and interests of each child. Strong schools are vital to a strong community and serving the greater good is a key component of our mission.
Our district is known for
academic rigor, excellence in the arts, high-performing athletics and flexibility for students and their families. You can view a copy of our Annual Report to learn more.
Who We Serve
The Minnetonka Public School District is among the highest performing school districts in Minnesota and the nation. Our district proudly serves families in all or part of 10 communities: Minnetonka, Chanhassen, Deephaven, Eden Prairie, Excelsior, Greenwood, Shorewood, Tonka Bay, Victoria and Woodland.
Outside of our district? No problem! Students from 41 other Minnesota school districts attend Minnetonka schools through
the state's Open Enrollment program.
Outstanding Achievement at All Levels
Student achievement in Minnetonka is at an all-time high and ranks among the best in the nation.
The foundation of learning begins early in preschool and elementary school (grades K-5). Many of our students gain more than a year’s academic growth in a year’s time. Our average 5th grader is six grade levels ahead in reading and math compared to national norms.
Our two middle schools (6th-8th grade) offer flexibility and support for students to discover talents and explore interests. Among west metro school districts, our students rank #1 in reading, #2 in science and in the top three for math on state tests. Success goes beyond academics: More than 80% of middle school students are involved in at least one after-school activity, fostering healthy social-emotional development.
Minnetonka High School (9th-12th grade) is ranked among the best high schools in America. Here, students develop and grow within a safe and effective learning environment, excelling in academics, activities, arts and athletics. Minnetonka High School graduates 98 percent of its students and 90 percent are college-bound. The Class of 2017 posted an average ACT Score of 27.5, with nine students earning a top score of 36. 79% took one or more Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) classes during their high school career.
Innovative and Engaged Faculty
Our faculty have a genuine love for children and learning. They know how to make critical connections that will ignite a spark and love of learning in your child. Our community agrees: 94% positively rate Minnetonka teacher performance.
Beyond reading, writing and math, we nurture collaboration, communication, critical thinking, creativity, global learning, technology fluency and real-world experiences. They embrace technology as an accelerator of learning, from coding curriculum to modern tools that keep classroom resources relevant and up-to-date. Minnetonka teachers are well-versed in design thinking and project-based, personalized learning that will prepare every child for a future that can only be imagined.
Responsible Financial Stewardship
Minnetonka is the only district in the metro area to have weathered the recession without budget cuts since 2005. We are one of only 70 school districts nationwide with a Moody’s Aaa Bond rating—the highest rating possible. In 2015, our community approved two funding referendums which provided operating revenue and dedicated technology funding through 2025—72% of voters supported the funding, and 93% of our community trusts District leaders to do what is right for children.
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5621 County Rd 101
Minnetonka, MN 55345
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