• Small School Advantages

    Westonka offers lower class sizes and individual attention. We truly know each child by name.

  • Big School Opportunities

    A school record 8 wrestlers competed at the state level this year. White Hawks coaches Munsterteiger and Saatzer both earned Section Coach of the Year recognition.

  • Real-Life Success!

    49 students earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement in 2013.

  • Top Test Scores in the State

    11 consecutive years of “Best in State” performance on MCAs from the primary grades to the high school level.

  • Global Immersion

    Westonka offers 3 amazing, 2-week Summer Institute programs: China & global business, Costa Rica & earth sciences, and Peru & ancient civilizations.

  • Full Athletics Program

    Westonka offers a full varsity sports program. In 2013, the girls hockey team competed in its first-ever state tournament.

  • Award-Winning Music

    The MWHS Wind Ensemble earned Superior ratings from all three judges at the 2014 Region 2AA Contest.

  • More Award-Winning Music

    Madd Jazz earned a perfect score at the 2014 Region 2AA solo/ensemble contest.

  • Top-Ranked DECA

    Westonka's award-winning DECA program had 105 students compete at state in 2014 and sent 23 to Internationals - the most from any MN school!

  • Quality Fine Arts

    Westonka offers Advanced Placement art courses and boasts MN Scholastic Art Awards year after year: 1 Gold Key, 2 Silver Keys & 6 Honorable Mentions in 2014.

  • Prized Drama

    The cast of the 2013 fall musical, “Copacabana,” earned six individual SpotLight Awards and Outstanding Overall Performance.

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Special Education
Westonka Special Education Mission

The Westonka Public Schools is a collaborative community of learners that uses effective instructional methods, implements research-based curriculum models, engages and challenges all learners with high academic expectations, develops healthy social and emotional relationships and facilitates the education of students with special needs while they strive to attain their potential in life.
 
Belief Statements:
  • All students can learn.
  • Positive social interactions and communication skills are essential in all areas of life.
  • Every student has unique learning styles and strengths.
  • Special education programming is based on needs, not labels, needs that are addressed through continuous data collection.
  • The education of students is strengthened through collaboration and respect between educational staff, administrators, parents, students, and community members.
  • Students need the strategies and tools necessary to promote independence and become contributing members of society.

Information:

What are the 13 disability categories? What is the process for identification and referral?
What does an evaluation look like? What is an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)? What is Early Childhood Special Education?
What is Extended School Year Services (ESY)? What are Secondary Transition Services? What rights do parents have?
How is a child dismissed from special education services? What is Third Party Billing? Where can I go for additional help?




Contacts
Director of Special Services,
952.491.8031
or
Administrative Assistant,
952.491.8030

SEAC Parent Advisory
 Parent Communication Template.pdf
This template provides an effective and simplified means of communication with others who will be caring for your child.
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