Towner County Public Schools

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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
    198 students | Gr. PK-8
  • Cando
    North Star High School
    418 2nd Ave
    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 0.3. The most diverse school district in Towner County is North Star 10 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Dakota or in the USA.