68 different languages are currently spoken by students in the district.
Facts at a Glance
- 855 kindergarten students enrolled for the 2015-16 school year.
- 549 seniors graduated from Waukee at the end of the 2015-16 school year.
- The 2015 graduation rate for Waukee High School twelfth graders was 99.14%.
- The 2016-17 anticipated student enrollment in Waukee is roughly 9,497 students.
- 995 new students entered Waukee Schools for the 2016-17 school year. 268 are grade 1 and above.
- There are currently 13 school buildings operating in Waukee including eight elementary schools: Brookview, Eason, Grant Ragan, Maple Grove, Shuler, Walnut Hills, Waukee Elementary and Woodland Hills; two middle schools: Waukee Middle School and Waukee South Middle School; two ninth grade buildings: Prairieview and Timberline; and one high school: Waukee High School.
- In Fall 2016, Waukee Innovation and Learning Center (WILC) will open, marking the 15th building in Waukee.
- The Waukee district boundaries include portions of Waukee, West Des Moines, Clive and Urbandale.
- 68 languages are currently spoken by students in Waukee.
- Waukee High School has had 17 National Merit Finalists since 2010.
- There are currently more than 1,200 employees in the Waukee Community School District.
- In 2016, Waukee High School was home to 1 National AP Scholar.
- The starting teacher salary (Bachelor’s Degree with zero years of experience) for the 2016-17 school year is $46,824.
- Waukee Schools received the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award for the fiscal year ending 2015.
- The Waukee Community School District is located in Dallas County and is 55 square miles in size.
- Waukee High School’s Graduating Class of 2016 had an average ACT Composite score of 23.3, while the state average was 22.1.
- Waukee High School’s Graduating Class of 2016 had higher average scores on each of the ACT test categories than the state average.