Top 5 Best Grand Rapids Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,491 students in Grand Rapids, MN (there are 4 private schools, serving 235 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Grand Rapids, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Grand Rapids, MN are East Rapids Elementary School, Robert J. Elkington Middle School and West Rapids Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Grand Rapids, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Grand Rapids 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 American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Grand Rapids, MN (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Rapids Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1195 Ne 10th St
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5880
Grades: K-5
| 643 students
Rank: #22.
Robert J. Elkington Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1000 Ne 8th Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5800
Grades: 6-8
| 663 students
Rank: #33.
West Rapids Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
901 Sw 22nd Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5870
Grades: K-5
| 611 students
Rank: #44.
Itaskin Education Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1880 River Rd
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 322-4129
Grades: 4-12
| 36 students
Rank: #55.
Grand Rapids Senior High School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
800 Conifer Dr Nw
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5760
Grades: 9-12
| 1,174 students
Rank: #66.
Grand Rapids Area Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
413 Se 13th St
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5750
Grades: 8-12
| 120 students
Rank: #77.
Middle Area Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Ne 8th Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5800
Grades: 5-8
| 165 students
Rank: n/an/a
Grand Rapids Early Childhood Center
Special Education School
1217 Se 2nd Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5572
Grades: PK
| 79 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Grand Rapids, Minnesota Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
715 Nw 7th Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5700
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
820 Nw 1st Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5706
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
822 Ne 5th Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5700
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
510 Se 13th St
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5705
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
1851 E. Hwy 169
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-4705
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1851 E Highway 169
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-4705
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
300 Se 4th St
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5850
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
601 Sw 7th St
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5700
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
Success Program (Closed 2012)
Special Education School
800 Conifer Dr Nw
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 327-5802
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Grand Rapids, MN?
The top ranked public schools in Grand Rapids, MN include East Rapids Elementary School, Robert J. Elkington Middle School and West Rapids Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Grand Rapids, MN?
8 public schools are located in Grand Rapids, MN.
What percentage of students in Grand Rapids, MN go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Grand Rapids, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Grand Rapids, MN?
Grand Rapids, MN public schools minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota public schools average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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