Top 5 Best Faribault County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,836 students in Faribault County, MN (there are 2 private schools, serving 108 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Faribault County, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Faribault County, MN are United South Central Elementary School, Blue Earth Area Secondary and Blue Earth Area Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Faribault County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Faribault County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Faribault County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
United South Central Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 11th St. Sw
Wells, MN 56097
(507) 553-5810
Grades: PK-6
| 425 students
Rank: #22.
Blue Earth Area Secondary
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1125 N Grove Street
Blue Earth, MN 56013
(507) 526-3201
Grades: 8-12
| 410 students
Rank: #33.
Blue Earth Area Middle School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
315 E 6th St
Blue Earth, MN 56013
(507) 526-3115
Grades: 6-7
| 171 students
Rank: #44.
Blue Earth Area Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
315 E 6th St
Blue Earth, MN 56013
(507) 526-3090
Grades: PK-5
| 478 students
Rank: #55.
United South Central High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 11th St. Sw
Wells, MN 56097
(507) 553-5819
Grades: 7-12
| 331 students
Rank: n/an/a
Blue Earth Area Early Childhood Spe
Special Education School
315 E 6th St
Blue Earth, MN 56013
(507) 526-3188
Grades: PK
| 21 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Faribault County, MN

Faribault County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
315 East 6th St.
Blue Earth, MN 56013
(507) 526-3201
Grades: 9-12
| 29 students
202 E N St
Elmore, MN 56027
(507) 943-3440
Grades: 6-12
| 37 students
600 11th St. Sw
Wells, MN 56097
(507) 553-3134
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
126 Higbie Ave Se
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
(507) 462-3348
Grades: PK-5
| 217 students
501 North Main Street
Bricelyn, MN 56014
(507) 473-5508
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Pathways (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
132 1st Ave Se
Winnebago, MN 56098
(507) 238-1472
Grades: K-12
| 4 students
132 1st Ave Se
Winnebago, MN 56098
(507) 893-3176
Grades: K-7
| 8 students
350 3rd St Nw
Wells, MN 56097
(507) 553-5001
Grades: 1-7
| n/a students
501 W Center Street
Kiester, MN 56051
(507) 294-3206
Grades: 5-8
| 202 students
132 1st Ave Se
Winnebago, MN 56098
(507) 893-3176
Grades: K-5
| 107 students
620 1st Ave Sw
Winnebago, MN 56098
(507) 893-4223
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Faribault County, MN?
The top ranked public schools in Faribault County, MN include United South Central Elementary School, Blue Earth Area Secondary and Blue Earth Area Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Faribault County, MN?
6 public schools are located in Faribault County, MN.
What percentage of students in Faribault County, MN go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Faribault County, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Faribault County, MN?
Faribault County, MN public schools minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public schools average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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