Top 10 Best Minnesota Public Schools (2022)

Minnesota is the #11 largest school system in the United States, serving 885,011 students across the 2,563 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Minnesota is 55%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 59%.
Minority enrollment is 34% (majority Black and Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MN) School Average
American Indian
2%
Asian
7%
Hispanic
9%
Black
11%
White
66%
Two or more races
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Minnesota (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Atheneum Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 2-5
5899 Babcock Tr E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
(651) 306-7300
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
St. Croix Preparatory Academy Lower
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
4620 Stagecoach Tr N
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 395-5920
Rank: #33.
St. Croix Preparatory Academy Upper
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
4260 Stagecoach Tr N
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 395-5970
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy
Magnet School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1599 Englewood Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55104
(651) 293-8715
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-3
4030 Chowen Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 668-3210
Rank: #66.
Gate 4/5
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-5
523 Marsh Street W.
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 351-6905
Rank: #77.
Kimberly Lane Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
17405 Old Rockford Rd
Plymouth, MN 55446
(763) 745-5600
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Bridges Community Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
320 Garfield Ave
Mankato, MN 56003
(507) 387-2800
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Nova Classical Academy Upper School
Charter School
Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
1455 Victoria Way
Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 209-6320
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Plymouth Creek Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
16005 41st Ave N
Plymouth, MN 55446
(763) 745-5800

Best Minnesota Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
10
1,963
14%
113
58,001
32%
19
5,390
28%
38
8,309
44%
14
7,027
14%
16
3,598
14%
25
6,727
19%
42
18,591
17%
22
4,691
39%
11
2,075
23%
27
10,649
21%
141
73,495
34%
8
3,979
13%
16
4,287
29%
31
7,870
14%
481
180,767
52%
16
4,286
13%
11
2,630
14%
18
5,948
10%
25
6,906
19%
5
1,388
5%
13
3,626
19%
17
4,860
28%
12
1,399
11%
15
3,069
14%
19
5,604
16%
13
3,467
10%
29
6,899
40%
22
5,097
23%
14
4,566
59%
7
1,108
21%
65
24,319
33%
15
3,792
14%
20
5,239
22%
9
1,347
7%
249
88,075
64%
13
2,371
25%
31
9,251
33%
8
1,660
12%
11
2,681
13%
62
27,444
26%
38
16,009
15%
11
2,251
28%
89
25,340
17%
61
23,636
28%
17
7,072
23%
9
1,792
18%
9
2,816
22%
14
3,529
11%
12
3,191
7%
12
3,243
15%
8
1,116
11%
18
5,195
17%
72
27,522
11%

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