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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 8 public schools in Cook County, MN, serving 666 students.
  • Cook County, MN public school have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 59%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 60% statewide average). Schools in Cook County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Minnesota public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Cook County, MN are Great Expectations, Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School and Birch Grove Community School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Minnesota public school average of 16:1.

Top Cook County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Birch Grove Community School Charter School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9 Goodneighbor Hill Rd
    Tofte, MN 55615
    (218)663-0170

    Grades: PK-5 | 26 students
  • Cook County Alternative Alternative School
    101 W 5th St
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    (218)387-2271

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Cook County Middle School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    101 W 5th St
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    (218)387-2271

    Grades: 6-8 | 99 students
  • Cook County Senior High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    101 W 5th St
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    (218)387-2271

    Grades: 9-12 | 195 students
  • Grand Marais Community Special Education School
    101 W 5th St
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    (218)387-2271

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • Great Expectations Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 50%
    550 E 5th St
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    (218)387-9322

    Grades: K-8 | 105 students
  • Oshki Ogimaag Charter School Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    73 Upper Rd
    Grand Portage, MN 55605
    (218)475-2112

    Grades: K-6 | 20 students
  • Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    101 W 5th St
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    (218)387-2271

    Grades: PK-5 | 221 students
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