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For the 2021 school year, there are 406 public schools serving 139,715 students in Minneapolis, MN. Minneapolis has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Minneapolis, MN are Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School, Normandale Elementary School and Elementary Lighthouse. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minneapolis, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 60% statewide average). Schools in Minneapolis have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Minneapolis, MN Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4030 Chowen Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55410
    (612) 668-3210

    Grades: K-3 | 521 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Normandale Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5701 Normandale Rd
    Minneapolis, MN 55424
    (952) 848-4100

    Grades: K-5 | 647 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Elementary Lighthouse Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    7925 Able St
    Minneapolis, MN 55432
    (763) 600-5200

    Grades: 1-6 | 44 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Concord Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5900 Concord Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55424
    (952) 848-4300

    Grades: K-5 | 742 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Highlands Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5505 Doncaster Way
    Minneapolis, MN 55436
    (952) 848-4500

    Grades: K-5 | 580 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Wayzata East Middle School Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12000 Ridgemount Ave W
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763) 745-6200

    Grades: 6-8 | 666 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Johnsville Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    991 125th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55434
    (763) 506-3000

    Grades: K-5 | 834 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Burroughs Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1601 W 50th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
    (612) 668-3280

    Grades: K-5 | 766 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Seven Hills Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8600 Bloomington Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55425
    (952) 426-6001

    Grades: K-5 | 549 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Lake Harriet Upper School Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4912 Vincent Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55410
    (612) 668-3310

    Grades: 4-8 | 663 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Secondary Lighthouse Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7925 Able St
    Minneapolis, MN 55432
    (763) 600-5200

    Grades: 7-12 | 49 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Yinghua Academy Charter School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1616 Buchanan St Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55413
    (612) 788-9095

    Grades: K-8 | 816 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Creek Valley Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6401 Gleason Rd
    Minneapolis, MN 55439
    (952) 848-3200

    Grades: K-5 | 587 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Wilshire Park Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3600 Highcrest Rd Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55418
    (612) 706-1200

    Grades: PK-5 | 693 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Hale Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1220 E 54th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55417
    (612) 668-3760

    Grades: K-4 | 656 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Countryside Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5701 Benton Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55436
    (952) 848-4700

    Grades: K-5 | 573 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Meadowbrook Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5430 Glenwood Ave
    Minneapolis, MN 55422
    (952) 988-5100

    Grades: PK-6 | 778 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Sunset Hill Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    13005 Sunset Tr
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763) 745-5900

    Grades: K-5 | 678 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Valley View Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6750 Valley View Rd
    Minneapolis, MN 55439
    (952) 848-3500

    Grades: 6-9 | 1,038 student
  • Rank: #2020.
    Field Community Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4645 4th Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
    (612) 668-3640

    Grades: 5-8 | 511 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Park Spanish Immersion Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6300 Walker St
    Minneapolis, MN 55416
    (952) 928-6759

    Grades: K-5 | 513 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Armatage Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2501 W 56th Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55410
    (612) 668-3180

    Grades: PK-5 | 610 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Ridgeview Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    9400 Nesbitt Rd
    Minneapolis, MN 55438
    (952) 806-7100

    Grades: K-5 | 382 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    South View Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4725 S View Ln
    Minneapolis, MN 55424
    (952) 848-3700

    Grades: 6-9 | 1,007 student
  • Rank: #2525.
    Kenny Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5720 Emerson Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
    (612) 668-3340

    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Cornelia Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7000 Cornelia Dr
    Minneapolis, MN 55435
    (952) 848-4600

    Grades: K-5 | 574 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Howe Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3733 43rd Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55406
    (612) 668-4640

    Grades: 3-5 | 217 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Roosevelt Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    650 125th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55434
    (763) 506-5800

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,276 student
  • Rank: #2929.
    Madison Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    650 Territorial Rd Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55434
    (763) 506-3300

    Grades: K-5 | 477 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Jefferson Senior High School Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4001 W 102nd St
    Minneapolis, MN 55437
    (952) 806-7600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,651 student
  • Rank: #3131.
    School Of Engineering-arts At Olson Magnet School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1751 Kelly Dr
    Minneapolis, MN 55427
    (763) 504-7200

    Grades: K-5 | 445 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Northrop Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4315 - 31st Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55406
    (612) 668-4520

    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Edina Senior High School Math: 64% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6754 Valley View Rd
    Minneapolis, MN 55439
    (952) 848-3800

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,733 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Eisenhower Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    151 Northdale Blvd
    Minneapolis, MN 55448
    (763) 506-2300

    Grades: K-5 | 719 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    New City School Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    229 13th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55409
    (612) 623-3309

    Grades: K-8 | 136 students
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