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Minnetonka Schools Named ‘Best’ in Minnesota by Niche.com in 2022 Rankings

Minnetonka Public Schools has again been recognized as the #1 Best School District, #1 Best High School, #1 Best Teachers and #1 Best Places to Teach among public schools in Minnesota by Niche.com as part of the publication’s 2022 Best Schools rankings. Minnetonka has also been ranked #59 nationally for Best School District out of more than 10,772 public school districts nationwide. All nine schools and the District overall received A+ or A rankings.

Niche.com’s methodology combines rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education—including test scores, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, reviews from students and parents, and more to determine school rankings. 

Minnetonka High School was ranked #3 among Best College Prep Public High Schools in MN and #5 in Best High Schools for Athletes among public schools in MN.

Here's a more complete look at the rankings:

Minnetonka Public School District - #1 in Minnesota
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Minnetonka Public School District- #1 for Best Teachers and the #1 Best Places to Teach among public school districts in Minnesota.

  • Best Public Elementary School Teachers in Minnesota
    • Groveland Elementary ranked #10- for Best Public Elementary School Teachers 
    • Deephaven Elementary ranked #13 - for Best Public Elementary School Teachers 
    • Scenic Heights Elementary ranked #14 - for Best Public Elementary School Teachers 
       
  • Best Public Middle School Teachers in MN
    • Minnetonka Middle School East ranked #6- for Best Public Middle School Teachers 
    • Minnetonka Middle School West ranked #19- for Best Public Middle School Teachers 
       
  • Best Public High School Teachers in MN: Minnetonka High School ranked #6
      
  • Best College Prep Public High School in MN: Minnetonka High School ranked #3
     
  • Best High Schools for Athletes in MN: Minnetonka High School ranked #5

For full results, visit https://www.niche.com/k12/rankings/

 

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More than 2,700 parents shared their experiences with Minnetonka Schools through the annual parent survey, which was administered from mid-May to mid-June of 2021.