Waseca Public Schools

Waseca Public Schools – #829

501 East Elm Avenue, Waseca, MN 56093  phone: (507) 835-2500
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Waseca Junior & Senior High School

Waseca Junior & Senior High School houses approximately 1000 students in grades 7 through 12. We offer a rigorous curriculum which meetsMinnesota standards while offering post-secondary preparation including College in the Schools and Advanced Placement courses.

In addition we continue to offer our students opportunities for career preparation in business, industrial technology, agriculture, and Family and Consumer Science, and computer programming.

The Bluejay Way guides our student expectations and character education promoting the importance of being prompt and prepared, respecting people and property, being motivated, and setting goals with the idea that failure is not an option.

Our vision points out the importance we place on connecting with our students. We promote participation in extra-curricular activities.  Our music program has a strong tradition of excellence.  We offer a variety of athletic opportunities along with academic clubs.  Our foreign language students have many opportunities to travel abroad.
We are a school where students and staff excel and our parents and community care.

Waseca Junior & Senior High School website
1717 2nd St NW, Waseca, MN 56093
phone: (507) 835-5470  fax (507) 835-1724
Jeanne Swanson, Principal

Visit the South Central Conference website to view schedules of Waseca High School Activities, Athletics, Band, Cheerleading, Choir, Parent-Teacher conferences and Theatre. View maps to area schools and athletic fields.

South Central Conference website

Waseca Intermediate School

Waseca Intermediate School exists to educate students on the path to reaching their full potential as learners. Our commitment is to collectively build upon established educational foundations and prepare students for future learning experiences.WasecaIntermediateSchool is a fourth through sixth grade building educating about 400 students.

We are a school that boasts high academic achievement scores supported by a collaborative teaching model where teachers are dedicated to meeting students’ needs. We offer extracurricular activities such as band, choir, student council, Math Masters, and a yearly talent show.

Students are offered a strong, standards based core curriculum enchanced with a variety of supplemental learning opportunities and numerous field trips. A safe and healthy school environment and a strong commitment to address and eliminate bullying at all grade levels is a priority for our students and staff. Please come visit our school and see for yourself;WasecaIntermediateSchoolis a wonderful place where learning happens everyday!

Waseca Intermediate School website
400 19th Ave NW,
Waseca, MN 56093
Phone (507) 835-3000
John Huttemier, Principal

The Waseca Area Learning Center

The Waseca Area Learning Center (WALC) is dedicated to providing students a place where they can be engaged in meaningful learning that meets rigorous academic standards, become well prepared for post-secondary experiences, and continue to take pride in the reputation for excellence at the WALC.

Most importantly, the WALC works to meet individual students’ learning style and needs.  Each student is provided with a Continual Learning Plan (CLP) that addresses a student’s learning objectives and experiences for the year, the assessment measurements used to evaluate a student’s progress while documenting the requirements for grade level or other appropriate progression in the student’s education.  CLP’s are re-evaluated each trimester

Waseca Area Learning Centers offers:
Smaller class sizes
Day, night and summer class options
Programming and instruction is more hands-on and experiential in its approach
Assistance with social and emotional issues
Collaboration with social service and county agencies
Teachers who focus on making special connections with their students
Independent study options available for students who qualify

Waseca Area Learning Center website
501 East Elm Avenue, Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-5588
Darryl Kehler, Coordinator


Hartley Elementary

 Hartley Elementary takes great pride in high academic standards and quality programs for our students. We are a kindergarten through third grade building educating about 500 students. We are committed to helping each child develop academically, emotionally, and physically in a safe, respectful, and student-oriented environment that includes parents as partners in the learning process.
HartleyElementary School is aMinnesota five star school in both reading and math and has been awarded the U.S. Department of Education No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School Award. Hartley has also earned the Minnesota School of Excellence Award. Hartley strives for a positive school environment committed to student achievement.

HartleyElementary Schoolhosts an All-Day Everyday Kindergarten program to meet the needs of our diverse young learners. Our staff differentiates the curriculum to meet the needs of all our learners including our high potential students. Hartley is well-known for its Response to Intervention Program in which individual learning plans with specific, researched based interventions are developed for students who may be struggling academically or behaviorally. Hartley fosters a safe and welcoming environment which incorporates a school-wide behavior program called WCRB that focuses on the practice of responsible behaviors. We teach students to Work, Cooperate, Respect and Belong.

Hartley Elementary School website
605 7th Street NE, Waseca, MN 56093
Phone (507) 835-2248 Fax (507) 835-1005

Ben O’Brien, Hartley Principal












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