Top 10 Best Nicollet County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 3,803 students in Nicollet County, MN (there are 7 private schools, serving 453 private students). 89% of all K-12 students in Nicollet County, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Nicollet County, MN are Bridges Community Elementary School, Nicollet Elementary School and Monroe Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Nicollet County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 53% statewide average). Schools in Nicollet County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Nicollet County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bridges Community Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
320 Garfield Ave
Mankato, MN 56003
(507) 387-2800
Grades: K-5
| 224 students
Rank: #22.
Nicollet Elementary School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Pine St
Nicollet, MN 56074
(507) 232-3411
Grades: PK-6
| 175 students
Rank: #33.
Monroe Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
441 Monroe Ave
Mankato, MN 56003
(507) 387-7889
Grades: K-5
| 462 students
Rank: #44.
Hoover Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1524 Hoover Dr
Mankato, MN 56003
(507) 388-5202
Grades: K-5
| 505 students
Rank: #55.
St. Peter High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2121 West Broadway Avenue
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-4212
Grades: 9-12
| 682 students
Rank: #66.
North Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
815 N 9th St
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-3260
Grades: 2-4
| 405 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Futures Program
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1610 Commerce Dr
Mankato, MN 56003
(507) 387-1455
Grades: K-12
| 37 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Hoffman Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2001 Sheppard Dr
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-9820
Grades: 5-12
| 0 students
Rank: #99.
Nicollet High School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Pine St
Nicollet, MN 56074
(507) 232-3411
Grades: 7-12
| 187 students
Rank: #1010.
Minnesota River School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Davis Street
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-5420
Grades: K-12
| 10 students
Rank: #1111.
Minnesota Valley School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Davis St.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-5420
Grades: K-12
| 26 students
Rank: #1212.
St. Peter Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Lincoln Dr
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-4210
Grades: 5-8
| 636 students
Rank: #1313.
Lafayette Public Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
351 6th St
Lafayette, MN 56054
(507) 228-8943
Grades: PK-8
| 60 students
Rank: n/an/a
Minnesota Prairie School
Special Education School
801 Davis St
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-5420
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mn Security Hospital Yaap
Alternative School
2100 Sheppard Dr
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-9820
Grades: 7-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mn Valley Ed. Dist. Early Childhood
Special Education School
801 Davis St
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-5420
Grades: PK
| 23 students
Rank: n/an/a
Nicollet Early Childhood Special Ed
Special Education School
1 Pine Street
Nicollet, MN 56074
(507) 232-3411
Grades: PK
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Oshawa Learning Academy
Alternative School
1717 Sheppard Dr
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-9820
Grades: 4-12
| 23 students
Rank: n/an/a
Rock Bend High School Alc
Alternative School
801 Davis St
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-5703
Grades: 9-12
| 26 students
Rank: n/an/a
St. Peter Alc
Alternative School
2121 West Broadway Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-4212
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
St. Peter Ecse
Special Education School
100 Lincoln Drive
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-4211
Grades: PK
| 61 students
Rank: n/an/a
Socrates Online
2075 Lookout Dr
Mankato, MN 56003
(651) 894-2125
Grades: 1-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
1405 S 7th St
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-2754
Grades: K-1
| 261 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Nicollet County, MN

Nicollet County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
320 Garfield Ave
Mankato, MN 56003
(507) 387-4400
Grades: 6
| 289 students
100 Freeman Dr
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-5703
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2001 Sheppard Rd.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-9820
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
801 Davis St.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-5420
Grades: 2-12
| 50 students
One Pine St
Nicollet, MN 56074
(507) 232-3411
Grades: 5-8
| 119 students
1 Pine Street
Nicollet, MN 56074
(507) 232-3411
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
59917 236th St
Lafayette, MN 56054
(507) 228-8943
Grades: K-8
| 12 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Nicollet County, MN?
The top ranked public schools in Nicollet County, MN include Bridges Community Elementary School, Nicollet Elementary School and Monroe Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Nicollet County, MN?
23 public schools are located in Nicollet County, MN.
What percentage of students in Nicollet County, MN go to public school?
89% of all K-12 students in Nicollet County, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Nicollet County, MN?
Nicollet County, MN public schools minority enrollment is 26% 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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