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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools in Jackson County, MN, serving 1,434 students. Jackson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
Jackson County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 60% statewide average). Schools in Jackson County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Minnesota public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Jackson County, MN are Riverside Elementary School, Pleasantview Elementary School and Jackson County Central Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Minnesota public school average of 16:1.

Top Jackson County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Riverside Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    820 Park St
    Jackson, MN 56143
    (507) 847-5963

    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
  • Pleasantview Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    110 Milwaukee St
    Lakefield, MN 56150
    (507) 662-6218

    Grades: PK-5 | 133 students
  • Jackson County Central Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    205 4th Ave N
    Lakefield, MN 56150
    (507) 662-6625

    Grades: 6-8 | 264 students
  • Heron Lake-okabena Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    321 Stearns Ave
    Heron Lake, MN 56137
    (507) 793-2307

    Grades: PK-6 | 156 students
  • Jackson County Central Senior High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1128 N Hwy
    Jackson, MN 56143
    (507) 847-5310

    Grades: 9-12 | 355 students
  • Heron Lake-okabena Secondary Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    124 N Minnesota Ave
    Okabena, MN 56161
    (507) 853-4507

    Grades: 7-12 | 151 students
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