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1650 Community Dr
Waconia, MN 55387

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(952) 442-0650
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June 23, 2014
Fun, engaging, highly effective, great curriculum and the staff is great. Thanks for such a great environment.

- submitted by a parent

April 17, 2014
Clearwater in Waconia, MN I find the school to be of very high quality. Low problems with students and the curriculum appears to be thorough and in keeping with the 6th grade level of interest.

- submitted by a community member

March 29, 2014
We just moved to the Waconia school district this last fall and had high expectations as we had heard it was a great school. Our daughter is in 5th grade and she does like her teachers and really has had no complaints. The curriculum is good enough to meet the MN State Standards, but thats it. You can tell they teach to the standards and nothing less, nothing more. Communication from the teachers to the parents is very sparse. It is the end of March and I have yet to hear from her teacher, besides the two quick scheduled conferences. There isn't much character building going on within the classroom either. Lunchroom tables are clicky with group names which staff knows about, yet they do nothing to diminish them and give everyone a fair chance in the social circles of middle school. If you just want good enough, go here. Otherwise, there are plenty of other options in the city of Waconia and surrounding areas. We will be switching to a new school next year.

- submitted by a parent

March 25, 2013
I've been here for a DAY and I already love it. Everyone is so friendly!

- submitted by a community member

November 04, 2011
We have done private school and homeschooling and our kids are very far ahead. We have been at CMS 2 years and I cannot say enough good things about the Staff - fantastic! 5th grade is kept apart almost like they are in their own school - no migling with upper grades. Each grade has it's own house the is separate. Math is differenitated with is a benefit for high and low students and they are working hard at new ways to challenge high kids. Every teacher we have had has been outstanding. Music program is best around - this year 180 kids out of 240 or so are in band. Choir is a highlight (even for boys)! PE is something we hear about nightly (today we played the funnest game ever mom)! Honestly, I feel like we should send a check to the schoo - we are so lucky to have found Waconia!! Kids are great too - so respectful! There are still a few problem kids but there are just a few compared to other schools - and the teachers handle problems immediately. Truly cannot say enough good things.

- submitted by a parent

February 12, 2010
My school is awesome, the classes are good, the teachers keep you focused and there are a lot of extra curricular to chose from, I know I love it...

- submitted by a student

April 20, 2005
Excellent school with caring teachers. Limited programs for gifted & talented kids. However, we've found most teachers very willing to challenge those kids. Somewhat limited sports & activities, but no experience is needed to make the team. You won't find nicer kids and teachers anywhere!

- submitted by a parent
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Clearwater Middle School
1650 Community Dr, Waconia, MN  55387
(952) 442-0650
Last modified Clearwater Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 5-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Clearwater Middle School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top