Top 10 Best Benton County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 6,487 students in Benton County, MN. Benton County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Benton County, MN are Foley Intermediate Elementary School, Foley Elementary School and Mississippi Heights Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Benton County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 59% statewide average). Schools in Benton County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Benton County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Foley Intermediate Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
840 Norman Ave N
Foley, MN 56329
(320) 968-6251
Grades: 4-8
| 718 students
Rank: #22.
Foley Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
743 Penn St
Foley, MN 56329
(320) 968-7286
Grades: PK-3
| 606 students
Rank: #33.
Mississippi Heights Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1003 S 4th St
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 252-0122
Grades: K-5
| 908 students
Rank: #44.
Rice Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
200 Ne 3rd Ave
Rice, MN 56367
(320) 393-2177
Grades: PK-5
| 383 students
Rank: #55.
Foley Senior High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
621 Penn St
Foley, MN 56329
(320) 968-7246
Grades: 9-12
| 621 students
Rank: #66.
Sauk Rapids-rice Senior High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1835 Osauka Rd Ne
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 253-4700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,423 students
Rank: #77.
Pleasant View Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1009 N 6th Ave
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 253-0506
Grades: PK-5
| 702 students
Rank: #88.
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
901 1st St S
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 654-9073
Grades: 6-8
| 1,013 students
Rank: #99.
Benton-stearns Education District
Special Education School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
324 3rd Avenue South
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 257-7348
Grades: 5-12
| 23 students
Benton Stearns Education District 1
Special Education School
324 3rd Ave South
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 253-8940
Grades: 12
| 17 students
Benton-stearns Education - Asd
Special Education School
212 3rd Avenue North
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 253-8940
Grades: 4-12
| 6 students
Benton-stearns Education Pioneers
Special Education School
212 3rd Avenue North
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 253-8940
Grades: K-5
| 13 students
Central Mn Area Learn Cntr - Foley
Alternative School
840 Norman Ave N
Foley, MN 56329
(320) 746-2196
Grades: K-12
| 4 students
Central Mn. Alc - Sauk Rapids
Alternative School
1833 Osauka Rd Ne
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 253-4703
Grades: 1-12
| 4 students
Hillside Early Childhood Center
Special Education School
30 Fourth Ave S
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 255-8910
Grades: PK
| 46 students
Sauk Rapids Ecfe
Alternative School
30 4th Ave S
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 255-8910
Grades: PK
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Benton County, MN

Benton County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1833 Osauka Road Ne
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(320) 253-4703
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Box 297
Foley, MN 56329
(320) 968-7175
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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