Towner County Public Schools

All Schools
(2)
High Schools
(1)
Elementary
(1)
Pre-K
(1)
There are 2 public schools in Towner County, North Dakota, serving 288 students.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the North Dakota state average of 16%.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is more than the state average of 10:1.

Towner County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • CandoNorth Star Elementary School
    418 2nd Ave
    CandoND58324
    (701)968-4416
    198 students | Gr. PK-8
  • Cando
    North Star High School
    418 2nd Ave
    CandoND58324
    (701)968-4416
    90 students | Gr. 9-12

County Statistics

About Towner County County Statistics (ND) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 2,080 people 641,304 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 24% 24%
Median Household Income $46,908 $47,258
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Did You Know?
Towner County, ND public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.21, which is lower than the North Dakota average of 0.33. The most diverse school district in Towner County is Bisbee-egeland 2 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Dakota or national school diversity statistics.