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 2005 city population is 9,737.
District 829 includes Waseca and its surrounding townships with a district population of over 10,000 residents.
Approximately 2000 students attend one elementary school (grades K-3), an intermediate school (grades 4-6), a junior and senior high school (grades 7-12) and an alternative high school.