Top 10 Best Cass County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 4,691 students in Cass County, MN. Cass County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Cass County, MN are Pillager Elementary School, Pine River-backus Elementary School and Pine River-backus High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cass County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 59% statewide average). Schools in Cass County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Cass County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pillager Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
323 E 2nd St S
Pillager, MN 56473
(218) 746-2110
Grades: PK-4
| 472 students
Rank: #22.
Pine River-backus Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Murray Ave
Pine River, MN 56474
(218) 587-4447
Grades: PK-6
| 547 students
Rank: #33.
Pine River-backus High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
810 1st St N
Pine River, MN 56474
(218) 587-4425
Grades: 7-12
| 360 students
Rank: #44.
Pillager Senior High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
323 E 2nd St S
Pillager, MN 56473
(218) 746-2117
Grades: 9-12
| 297 students
Rank: #55.
Pillager Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
323 E 2nd St S
Pillager, MN 56473
(218) 746-3772
Grades: 5-8
| 343 students
Rank: #66.
W.h.a. Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 4th St
Walker, MN 56484
(218) 547-4261
Grades: PK-6
| 435 students
Rank: #77.
Little Sand
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
316 Main St E
Remer, MN 56672
(218) 566-2351
Grades: 7-12
| 7 students
Rank: #88.
Vermilion Country School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Enterprise Dr
Tower, MN 55790
(218) 753-1246
Grades: 7-12
| 44 students
Rank: #99.
Walker-hackensack-akeley Secondary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
301 4th St
Walker, MN 56484
(218) 547-5322
Grades: 7-12
| 359 students
Rank: #1010.
Cass Lake-bena Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
015 4th St Nw
Cass Lake, MN 56633
(218) 335-2201
Grades: PK-4
| 534 students
Rank: #1111.
Cass Lake-bena Secondary
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15308 State 371 Nw
Cass Lake, MN 56633
(218) 335-2203
Grades: 9-12
| 237 students
Rank: #1212.
Northland Secondary
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
316 Main St E
Remer, MN 56672
(218) 566-2351
Grades: 7-12
| 131 students
Rank: #1313.
Remer Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
316 Main St E
Remer, MN 56672
(218) 566-2353
Grades: PK-6
| 207 students
Rank: #1414.
Cass Lake-bena Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
15314 State 371 Nw
Cass Lake, MN 56633
(218) 335-1911
Grades: 5-8
| 355 students
Rank: #1515.
Cass Lake-bena Area Lrng. Cntr.
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
208 Central Ave Nw
Cass Lake, MN 56633
(218) 335-2204
Grades: 7-12
| 81 students
Bug-o-nay-ge-shig
15353 Silver Eagle Dr. Nw
Bena, MN 56626
(218) 665-3000
Grades: K-12
| 187 students
Pillager Area Charter School
Charter School
12763 County Rd 1
Pillager, MN 56473
(218) 746-3875
Grades: 9-12
| 36 students
Pine River-backus Area Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: PS%
1000 1st St N
Pine River, MN 56474
(218) 587-3131
Grades: 9-12
| 49 students
Pine River-backus Midlevel Alc
Alternative School
1000 1st St N
Pine River, MN 56474
(218) 587-3131
Grades: 7-9
| n/a students
Prb Pequot Lakes Midlevel Alc
Alternative School
30805 Olson St
Pine River, MN 56474
(218) 568-9358
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
W. H. A . Alternative Program
Alternative School
301 4th St
Walker, MN 56484
(218) 547-5322
Grades: 8-12
| 10 students
Walker-hackensack-akeley Alc
Alternative School
301 4th St
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
(218) 844-5687
Grades: 6-9
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Cass County, MN

Cass County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Box 47
Backus, MN 56435
(218) 947-3421
Grades: PK-4
| 95 students
208 Central Avenue Nw
Cass Lake, MN 56633
(218) 335-6529
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
Greenway Little School (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
499 Powell
Marble, MN 55764
(218) 347-7306
Grades: PK-6
| 6 students
M
Nofoundcity, MN 88888
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
M
Nofoundcity, MN 88888
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
159 School Ln
Longville, MN 56655
(218) 363-2020
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
980 First Street N
Pine River, MN 56474
(218) 587-3131
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
990 First St North
Pine River, MN 56474
(218) 587-3131
Grades: 9-11
| 13 students
Box 4000
Walker, MN 56484
(218) 547-1311
Grades: 6-11
| 9 students
Box 4000
Walker, MN 56484
(218) 547-4377
Grades: 7-8
| 15 students
301 4th Street
Walker, MN 56484
(218) 547-5322
Grades: 6-8
| 195 students

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