Top 10 Best Dakota County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 138 public schools serving 72,522 students in Dakota County, MN. Dakota County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Dakota County, MN are Atheneum Elementary School, Shannon Park Elementary School and East Lake Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dakota County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 59% statewide average). Schools in Dakota County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Minnesota public school average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Dakota County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Atheneum Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5899 Babcock Tr E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
(651) 306-7300
Grades: 2-5
| 101 students
Rank: #22.
Shannon Park Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13501 Shannon Pkwy
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-7670
Grades: K-5
| 585 students
Rank: #33.
East Lake Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4715 162nd Street
Lakeville, MN 55044
(651) 423-7782
Grades: PK-5
| 747 students
Rank: #44.
Lake Marion Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
19875 Dodd Blvd
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-2700
Grades: K-5
| 614 students
Rank: #55.
Century Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
18610 Ipava Ave
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-2301
Grades: 6-8
| 791 students
Rank: #66.
Lakeview Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
20500 Jacquard Ave
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-2600
Grades: K-5
| 458 students
Rank: #77.
Eastview Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
18060 Ipava Ave
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-2900
Grades: K-5
| 539 students
Rank: #88.
Eastview Senior High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6200 140th St W
Saint Paul, MN 55124
(952) 431-8900
Grades: 9-12
| 2,302 students
Rank: #99.
Cherry View Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8600 175th St W
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-3200
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #1010.
Oak Hills Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8640 165th St W
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-2500
Grades: K-5
| 459 students
Rank: #1111.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
14001 Pilot Knob Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55124
(952) 423-7595
Grades: K-5
| 716 students
Rank: #1212.
Woodland Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
945 Wescott Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55123
(651) 683-6990
Grades: K-5
| 699 students
Rank: #1313.
Glacier Hills School - Arts/science
Magnet School
Math: 75% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3825 Glacier Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55123
(651) 683-8570
Grades: K-5
| 689 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Mendota Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1979 Summit Ln
Saint Paul, MN 55118
(651) 403-8000
Grades: PK-4
| 397 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Somerset Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1355 Dodd Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55118
(651) 403-8201
Grades: PK-4
| 365 students
Rank: #1616.
Eagan Senior High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4185 Braddock Tr
Saint Paul, MN 55123
(651) 683-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 2,132 students
Rank: #1717.
North Trail Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5580 170th St W
Farmington, MN 55024
(651) 460-1800
Grades: PK-5
| 608 students
Rank: #1818.
Red Pine Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
530 Red Pine Ln
Saint Paul, MN 55123
(651) 423-7870
Grades: K-5
| 693 students
Rank: #1919.
Kennedy Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21240 Holyoke Ave
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-2800
Grades: K-5
| 470 students
Rank: #2020.
Thomas Lake Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4350 Thomas Lake Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55122
(651) 683-6890
Grades: K-5
| 545 students
Rank: #2121.
Rosemount Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3135 143rd St W
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-7570
Grades: 6-8
| 1,263 students
Rank: #2222.
Dakota Hills Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4183 Braddock Tr
Saint Paul, MN 55123
(651) 683-6800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,241 students
Rank: #2323.
Lakeville South High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21135 Jacquard Ave
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,888 students
Rank: #2424.
Mcguire Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21220 Holyoke Ave W
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-2200
Grades: 6-8
| 817 students
Rank: #2525.
Hastings Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1000 11th St W
Hastings, MN 55033
(651) 480-7066
Grades: 5-8
| 1,280 students
Rank: #2626.
Kenwood Trail Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19455 Kenwood Tr
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-3800
Grades: 6-8
| 639 students
Rank: #2727.
Cedar Park Elementary Stem School
Magnet School
Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7500 Whitney Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55124
(952) 431-8360
Grades: K-5
| 707 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Deerwood Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1480 Deerwood Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55122
(651) 683-6801
Grades: K-5
| 612 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Hastings High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
200 General Sieben Dr
Hastings, MN 55033
(651) 480-7470
Grades: 9-12
| 1,404 students
Rank: #3030.
Northview Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
965 Diffley Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55123
(651) 683-6820
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #3131.
Orchard Lake Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
16531 Klamath Trail
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-2100
Grades: K-5
| 284 students
Rank: #3232.
Rosemount Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3155 143rd St W
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-7690
Grades: K-5
| 747 students
Rank: #3333.
Farmington Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 Maple St
Farmington, MN 55024
(651) 463-9000
Grades: PK-5
| 600 students
Rank: #3434.
Rosemount Senior High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3335 142nd St W
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-7501
Grades: 9-12
| 2,530 students
Rank: #3535.
Pilot Knob Stem Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1436 Lone Oak Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55121
(651) 403-7900
Grades: K-4
| 399 students
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[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Dakota County, MN

Dakota County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1300 E 145th Street
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-8426
Grades: 11-12
| 6 students
613 E 130th Street
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 707-3090
Grades: 8
| 3 students
1300 E 145th Street
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-8426
Grades: PK-4
| 6 students
1300 145th St. E.
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-8426
Grades: 8-12
| 6 students
1300 145th St. E.
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-8426
Grades: 8
| 1 students
1300 E 145th Street
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-8426
Grades: 11-12
| 6 students
1300 E 145th Street
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-8426
Grades: 4-9
| 5 students
19600 Ipava Ave. W.
Lakeville, MN 55044
(651) 423-8503
Grades: 10-12
| 19 students
6950 W. 146th St. #114
Saint Paul, MN 55124
(651) 423-8503
Grades: 6-8
| 4 students
8167 Cahill Ave
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
(651) 332-5570
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
1300 145th St. E.
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-8426
Grades: 8-10
| 6 students
6950 W. 146th St. #114
Saint Paul, MN 55124
(651) 423-8503
Grades: PK-6
| 20 students
917 Sibley High School (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
1300 E. 145th St.
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-8426
Grades: 8-12
| 5 students
2920 East 80 Th St.
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
(651) 423-8426
Grades: 8-12
| 6 students
701 Mendota Heights Road
Saint Paul, MN 55120
(651) 332-5570
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
2801 River Hills Drive
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 707-3301
Grades: 1-6
| 6 students
2140 Diffley Road
Saint Paul, MN 55122
(952) 707-4034
Grades: K-9
| n/a students
2140 Diffley Rd.
Saint Paul, MN 55122
(952) 707-4001
Grades: PK
| 9 students
2140 Diffley Rd.
Saint Paul, MN 55122
(952) 707-3090
Grades: PK
| 14 students
600 Weir Drive
Saint Paul, MN 55124
(651) 539-2600
Grades: 6-8
| 101 students
16250 Ipava Ave
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-3000
Grades: K-5
| 442 students
4200 208th Street W
Farmington, MN 55024
(651) 463-5070
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
4100 208th Street West
Farmington, MN 55024
(651) 460-1945
Grades: 4-8
| 36 students
33 Wentworth Ave East
Saint Paul, MN 55118
(651) 776-8776
Grades: 9-12
| 58 students
613 E. 130th St.
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 707-3090
Grades: PK
| 11 students
1000 11th St W
Hastings, MN 55033
(651) 480-7000
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
1412 Summit Oak Drive
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 423-7619
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1000 11th Street W
Hastings, MN 55033
(651) 437-6111
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
204 Spruce St.
Farmington, MN 55024
(651) 423-8503
Grades: 9-12
| 15 students
1400 Thompson Ave. S.
South Saint Paul, MN 55075
(651) 457-8245
Grades: 2-12
| 56 students
1300 145th St. E.
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-8401
Grades: 11-12
| 56 students
33 Wentworth Ave East
Saint Paul, MN 55118
(651) 642-0888
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
2250 Diffley Rd
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 707-2400
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
700 2nd Street N
South Saint Paul, MN 55075
(651) 457-9408
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
1225 1st Avenue S
South Saint Paul, MN 55075
(651) 451-9260
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
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