District Information

  • Just one hour south of all the big-city conveniences of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, Waseca is located 13 miles west of Owatonna and 25 miles east of Mankato at the crossroads of State Highway 13 and US 14.  "Waseca offers the best of both worlds: small town quality of life and close proximity to big city conveniences!"  Our 2016 city population is 9,074.

    District 829 includes Waseca and its surrounding townships with a district population of over 10,000 residents.

    Approximately 2000 students attend our Hartley Elementary School (grades K-3), Waseca Intermediate School (WIS) (grades 4-6), our Junior/Senior High School (grades 7-12), and our Alternative Learning Center (ALC).

    Check out our website for many resources, or contact our District Office at 507-835-2500.

    "In a tradition of excellence, Waseca Public Schools empowers each learner to thrive in an ever-changing world."