Top 10 Best Crow Wing County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 9,581 students in Crow Wing County, MN (there are 4 private schools, serving 432 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Crow Wing County, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Crow Wing County, MN are Lowell Elementary School, Nisswa Elementary School and Eagle View Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Crow Wing County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 53% statewide average). Schools in Crow Wing County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Crow Wing County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lowell Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
704 3rd Ave Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6550
Grades: K-4
| 372 students
Rank: #22.
Nisswa Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5533 Lakers Lane
Nisswa, MN 56468
(218) 961-6860
Grades: PK-4
| 240 students
Rank: #33.
Eagle View Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6539 County Rd 11
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
(218) 562-6100
Grades: PK-4
| 605 students
Rank: #44.
Baxter Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12191 Jasperwood Drive
Baxter, MN 56425
(218) 454-6400
Grades: PK-4
| 525 students
Rank: #55.
Brainerd Senior High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
702 S 5th St
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,862 students
Rank: #66.
Cuyuna Range Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
509 6th Ave Ne
Crosby, MN 56441
(218) 545-8803
Grades: PK-6
| 540 students
Rank: #77.
Harrison Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1515 Oak St
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6500
Grades: K-4
| 226 students
Rank: #88.
Forestview Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12149 Knollwood Dr
Baxter, MN 56425
(218) 454-6000
Grades: 5-8
| 1,842 students
Rank: #99.
Riverside Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
220 3rd St Nw
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6800
Grades: PK-4
| 467 students
Rank: #1010.
Crosslake Community 6-12 Online
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
35808 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN 56442
(218) 537-3628
Grades: 6-12
| 220 students
Rank: #1111.
Isd 181 Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
311 10th Ave Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-5400
Grades: 8-12
| 158 students
Rank: #1212.
Pequot Lakes Senior High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
30805 Olson St
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
(218) 568-9210
Grades: 9-12
| 622 students
Rank: #1313.
Pequot Lakes Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
30805 Olson St
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
(218) 568-9357
Grades: 5-8
| 544 students
Rank: #1414.
Crosslake Community Seat Based
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
35808 County Rd 66
Crosslake, MN 56442
(218) 692-5437
Grades: K-8
| 144 students
Rank: #1515.
Garfield Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1120 10th Ave Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6450
Grades: K-4
| 310 students
Rank: #1616.
Middle Level Alternative Program
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
311 10th Ave Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-5400
Grades: 5-8
| 15 students
Rank: #1717.
Crosby-ironton Secondary
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
711 Poplar St
Crosby, MN 56441
(218) 545-8802
Grades: 7-12
| 467 students
Rank: #1818.
Discovery Woods
Charter School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
604 N 7th St
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 828-8200
Grades: K-6
| 109 students
Rank: #1919.
Lincoln Education Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
604 S 6th St
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6600
Grades: 3-12
| 91 students
Rank: n/an/a
Brainerd Early Childhood Sp. Ed.
Special Education School
5546 Fairview Rd
Baxter, MN 56425
(218) 454-5522
Grades: PK
| 198 students
Rank: n/an/a
702 S 5th St
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Crosslake Community K-5 Online
Charter School
35808 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN 56442
(218) 537-3623
Grades: K-5
| 24 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Crow Wing County, MN

Crow Wing County 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
35808 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN 56442
(218) 692-5437
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
39811 State Hwy 6
Emily, MN 56447
(218) 763-3401
Grades: PK-6
| 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
711 Poplar Street
Crosby, MN 56441
(218) 545-8802
Grades: 9-12
| 66 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Crow Wing County, MN?
The top ranked public schools in Crow Wing County, MN include Lowell Elementary School, Nisswa Elementary School and Eagle View Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Crow Wing County, MN?
22 public schools are located in Crow Wing County, MN.
What percentage of students in Crow Wing County, MN go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Crow Wing County, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Crow Wing County, MN?
Crow Wing County, MN public schools minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota public schools average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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