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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
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Address
10 Civic Center Plaza, Ste 2
Mankato, MN 56001
Telephone
(507) 387-1868
Website

Mankato Public School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
70%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
Average ACT
26
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Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
7,963
Free or Reduced Lunch
36.7%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,390
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$85,042,000
Expenses Per Student
$11,642/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    70%
  • Support Services
    26%
  • Other
    5%

Mankato Public School District Reviews

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I got the chance to work with the school district through my college in Mankato. We got the chance to meet with some kids to get their opinion on things in their schools to help create a new logo and program for the new middle school, Prairie Winds. We also got to meet with some of the teachers and school board to learn about their current after school programs. By evaluating what people liked about the current programs, and what people thought was needed, we were able to come up with some basic outlines for the new middle school which included creating a new logo!
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This school district has given me so many opportunities to better myself and to get involved with not only my school, but the other schools in the district. I went to Jefferson Elementary, Garfield middle school, Dakota Meadows middle school, and finally West high school. The staff and teachers do everything they can always for the benefit of the kids. I was on the homecoming court this past year at west and to see pretty much everyone from the district in the same gym with all of the alumni was incredible. This district has made me who I am today, and I couldn't be happier about that.
I really liked the diversity that the Mankato School District offers in all of their schools. It gives students a chance to learn about many other cultures other than their own. Mankato Public Schools has great teachers that genuinely care about each of their students and their success through high school and beyond into wherever their life takes them. The schools have a large number of extracurricular activities that all students can take part in.