Top 10 Best Bemidji Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 5,550 students in Bemidji, MN (there are 4 private schools, serving 447 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Bemidji, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Bemidji, MN are Lincoln Elementary School, Bemidji Senior High School and Northern Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bemidji, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 53% statewide average). Schools in Bemidji have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Bemidji, MN Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1617 5th St Ne
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3250
Grades: PK-3
| 337 students
Rank: #22.
Bemidji Senior High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2900 Division St W
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 444-1600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,388 students
Rank: #33.
Northern Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8711 Irvine Ave Nw
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3260
Grades: PK-3
| 328 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Gene Dillon Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3795 Division St W
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3100
Grades: 4-5
| 717 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Schoolcraft Learning Community
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8955 Deer School Rd
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 586-3284
Grades: K-8
| 195 students
Rank: #66.
Voyageurs Expeditionary School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3724 Bemidji Ave N
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 444-3130
Grades: 9-12
| 52 students
Rank: #77.
Bemidji Senior Lumberjack Alc
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2900 Division St W
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 444-1600
Grades: 9-12
| 118 students
Rank: #88.
Solway Elementary School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
159 Lomen Ave Ne
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 467-3232
Grades: PK-3
| 144 students
Rank: #99.
J.w. Smith Elementary School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1712 America Ave
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3290
Grades: PK-3
| 241 students
Rank: #1010.
Bemidji Area Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2900 Division St W
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3299
Grades: 5-12
| 62 students
Rank: #1111.
Oshki Manidoo Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
802 Paul Bunyan Dr Nw
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3478
Grades: 7-12
| 3 students
Rank: #1212.
Bemidji Middle School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1910 Middle School Ave Nw
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3215
Grades: 6-8
| 1,047 students
Rank: #1313.
Horace May Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4415 Washington Ave Sw
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3240
Grades: PK-3
| 320 students
Rank: #1414.
Treknorth High School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 Pine Ridge Avenue Nw
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 444-1888
Grades: 9-12
| 138 students
Rank: #1515.
Trek North Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 Pine Ridge Ave Nw
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 444-1888
Grades: 6-8
| 113 students
Rank: #1616.
First City School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1231 5th St Nw
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3458
Grades: 3-12
| 61 students
Rank: #1717.
Aurora Waasakone Community Of Learn
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
616 America Avenue Ste 110
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 444-3077
Grades: K-8
| 113 students
Rank: #1818.
Voyageurs Expeditionary MiddleSchool
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3724 Bemidji Ave N
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 444-3130
Grades: 6-8
| 48 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bemidji Middle Alp
Alternative School
1910 Middle School Ave Nw
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3215
Grades: 6-8
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bemidji Regional Interdist. Council
Special Education School
1615 Nw 5th St
Bemidji, MN 56619
(218) 751-6622
Grades: PK
| 17 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lakeside Learning Center
Special Education School
502 Minnesota Ave
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3477
Grades: 6-12
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
North Country Voc. Coop. Ctr.
Vocational School
3728 Bemidji Ave N, Suite 100
Bemidji, MN 56619
(218) 755-4594
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Paul Bunyan Center
3300 Gillett Dr Nw
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3100
Grades: PK
| 100 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Bemidji, Minnesota

Bemidji, Minnesota Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
520 4th Street Nw
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3305
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
3300 Gillett Drive N.w.
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3102
Grades: K-8
| 71 students
815 Beltrami Ave
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3220
Grades: PK-3
| 119 students
3300 Gillett Dr. N.w.
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 333-3107
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3300 Gillett Drive Nw
Bemidji, MN 56601
(888) 888-8888
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
999 Nofound Street
Bemidji, MN 88888
(612) 644-4950
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Bemidji, MN?
The top ranked public schools in Bemidji, MN include Lincoln Elementary School, Bemidji Senior High School and Northern Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Bemidji, MN?
23 public schools are located in Bemidji, MN.
What percentage of students in Bemidji, MN go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in Bemidji, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Bemidji, MN?
Bemidji, MN public schools minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota public schools average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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