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For the 2021 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 5,950 students in Forest Lake, MN. Forest Lake has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Forest Lake, MN are Southwest Junior High School, Columbus Elementary School and Lila Annex. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Forest Lake, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 60% statewide average). Schools in Forest Lake have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Forest Lake, MN Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Southwest Junior High School Math: 76% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    943 Sw 9th Ave
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-8700

    Grades: 7-9 | 640 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Columbus Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    17345 Notre Dame St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-8900

    Grades: K-6 | 364 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Lila Annex Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    121 11th St Se
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 464-0771

    Grades: 5 | 80 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Century Junior High School Math: 72% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    21395 Goodview Ave N
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-3000

    Grades: 7-9 | 783 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Lakes International Language Academy Charter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    246 Se 11th Ave
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 464-0771

    Grades: K-5 | 657 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Forest Lake Senior High School Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6101 Scandia Tr N
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-8401

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,443 student
  • Rank: #77.
    North Lakes Academy 56 Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    308 15th St Sw
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-2688

    Grades: 9-12 | 215 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Lakes Intl Language Acad-headwaters Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    19850 Fenway Avenue N
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 464-0771

    Grades: 6-12 | 331 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Forest Lake Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    408 Sw 4th St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-3200

    Grades: 4-6 | 359 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    North Lakes Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    255b Nw 7th Ave
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-2773

    Grades: 5-8 | 190 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Forest View Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    620 Sw 4th St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-8200

    Grades: K-3 | 415 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Central Montessori Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Sw 4th St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-3171

    Grades: PK-6 | 114 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Forest Lake Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Sw 4th St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-3171

    Grades: 6-12 | 233 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Early Childhood Special Education Special Education School
    200 Sw 4th St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-8129

    Grades: PK | 96 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Step Special Education School
    467 W Broadway
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-3171

    Grades: 10-12 | 30 students
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