Middle School Curriculum Overview

  • The mission of Wayzata Public Schools is to prepare all students for the future by providing a challenging education that builds academic competence, develops responsible citizenship, encourages creativity, promotes lifelong learning, advances critical thinking skills, instills a commitment to personal wellness and fosters respect for self and others.
    The middle school model reflects the attributes identified as essential for successful schools for young adolescents.  Wayzata middle schools are challenging, empowering, equitable and developmentally responsive.  Wayzata middle schools students continue to develop their skills and knowledge in the core areas of English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science and Health. Differentiated instruction and accelerated offerings allow students' needs to be met at individualized levels.  In addition to the core classes, students have a wide variety of educational experiences in the encore classes of Art; Engineering, Technology and Design; Family and Consumer Science; Spanish; Physical Education; and Music.