Chaska Middle School West

140 Engler Blvd, Chaska, MN 55318 | (952) 556-7400
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 701
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School Summary and Highlights
School District Details
  • Chaska Public School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,014
  • Graduation Rate: 84.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 0.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.1
  • Enrolled Students: 8,980

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 701
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 46.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 367 (52.4%)
  • Females: 334 (47.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 36 (5.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 75 (10.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 111 (15.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Chaska Middle School West Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black192.7%
Asian355.0%
Hispanic486.8%
White59885.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Chaska Middle School West
  Number Percent
6th Grade23934.1%
7th Grade23233.1%
8th Grade23032.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 35%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:65%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 10 Years
  • Average Salary: $50,112
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Chaska Middle School West Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,54722%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$53,98878%
Source: MN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Chaska Middle School West performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on MCA-II state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science

MCA-II - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201082.7%81.6%68.9%
200972.9%73.0%63.7%
200877.1%75.0%64.6%
 
Reading Test
201080.7%80.6%71.7%
200981.2%78.4%72.6%
200879.2%77.1%69.6%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201073.1%78.1%64.4%
200982.4%79.1%62.6%
200884.7%80.1%61.4%
 
Reading Test
201075.4%76.7%66.1%
200977.4%76.5%64.8%
200880.8%77.4%64.7%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201075.4%77.1%58.5%
200982.0%80.7%59.6%
200877.4%73.2%58.2%
 
Reading Test
201079.7%82.1%68.1%
200986.8%84.2%66.8%
200877.8%75.4%65.7%
 
Science Test
201058.6%58.4%47.9%
200967.0%62.0%42.6%
200848.6%46.1%38.2%
 
Source: MN Department of Education 2009-2010

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