Top 5 Best Brainerd Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 3,681 students in Brainerd, MN. Brainerd has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Brainerd, MN are Lowell Elementary School, Riverside Elementary School and Garfield Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Brainerd, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 59% statewide average). Schools in Brainerd have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Brainerd, MN Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lowell Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
704 3rd Ave Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6550
Grades: K-4
| 373 students
Rank: #22.
Riverside Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
220 3rd St Nw
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6800
Grades: PK-5
| 507 students
Rank: #33.
Garfield Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1120 10th Ave Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6450
Grades: K-4
| 308 students
Rank: #44.
Brainerd Senior High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
702 S 5th St
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,964 students
Rank: #55.
Middle Level Alternative Program
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
311 10th Ave Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-5400
Grades: 5-8
| 17 students
Rank: #66.
Harrison Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1515 Oak St
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6500
Grades: K-4
| 232 students
Rank: #77.
Discovery Woods
Charter School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
604 N 7th St
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 828-8200
Grades: K-6
| 102 students
Rank: #88.
Isd 181 Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
311 10th Ave Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-5400
Grades: K-12
| 112 students
Rank: #99.
Lincoln Education Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
604 S 6th St
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6600
Grades: 2-12
| 66 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Brainerd, Minnesota

Brainerd, Minnesota Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
311 10th Ave Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-5438
Grades: PK
| n/a students
311 10th Avenue Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-5400
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
1777 Highway 18 E
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 828-2766
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
1001 Kingwood
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 855-6500
Grades: 8-9
| 855 students
604 S 6th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6600
Grades: K-4
| 242 students
400 Quince St.
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 828-5374
Grades: 6-9
| 560 students
1777 Highway 18 E
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 828-2363
Grades: 5-12
| 77 students
Washington Educational Service
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-5500
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
604 S 6th St
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-5400
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
804 Oak St.
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 828-6720
Grades: 6-7
| 799 students
804 Oak Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-5438
Grades: PK
| n/a students
604 N 7th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6700
Grades: PK-4
| 128 students

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