April 27, 2021 — Mound Westonka High School consistently ranks among the best schools in the United States, as reported by U.S. News & World Report. On the 2021 "Best High Schools" list, MWHS ranks 17th out of 877 Minnesota schools. MWHS comes in at No. 1,201 in the national rankings, which include nearly 18,000 high schools in the United States.
"Whenever Westonka earns this type of national recognition, it only reinforces what we already know about our district - that we have truly exceptional teachers, staff, students and families who are committed to excellence in all areas," said Superintendent Kevin Borg.
The 2021 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings include data on nearly 24,000 public high schools. A total of 17,860 schools were ranked on six factors based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college: college readiness, math and reading proficiency, math and reading performance, underserved student performance, college curriculum breadth and graduation rate.