Public Schools in Wadena County, Minnesota

There are 8 Public Schools in Wadena County, Minnesota, serving a population of 13,626 people in an area of 537 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,703 people, and 1 Public School per 67 square miles.

In Minnesota, Wadena County is ranked 42nd of 87 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 51st of 87 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Wadena County Public Schools

Find Wadena County, Minnesota public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Connections Learning Center On The Earle Johnson C 104 Mini Drive Staples, MN

Early Childhood Special Education 910 Ash Avenue Northeast Wadena, MN

Menahga Elementary 216 Aspen Avenue Southeast Menahga, MN

Sebeka Elementary 200 1st Street Northwest Sebeka, MN

Verndale Secondary 411 Southwest Brown Street Verndale, MN

Wadena-Deer Creek 5th And 6th Grade 600 Colfax Avenue Southwest Wadena, MN

Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary 215 Colfax Avenue Southwest Wadena, MN

Wadena-Deer Creek Senior High 600 Colfax Avenue Southwest Wadena, MN

About Wadena County Public Schools

Wadena County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Wadena County, MN. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Minnesota, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Wadena County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Wadena County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Wadena County Public School Statistics

Find Wadena County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Wadena County Public School Enrollment
 Wadena CountyMinnesota
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment160 (95.8%)61,164 (64.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment268 (97.5%)63,077 (88.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)696 (95.3%)253,970 (89.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)755 (96.9%)259,736 (89.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)718 (95.0%)268,982 (91.8%)
Wadena County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Wadena CountyMinnesota
Less than 9th Grade Education304 (3.3%)109,242 (2.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)586 (6.3%)153,159 (4.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)3,440 (37.2%)930,058 (24.9%)