Top 10 Best Olmsted County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 70 public schools serving 23,925 students in Olmsted County, MN (there are 21 private schools, serving 2,875 private students). 89% of all K-12 students in Olmsted County, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Olmsted County, MN are Folwell Elementary School, Byron Intermediate School and Washington District-wide Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Olmsted County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 53% statewide average). Schools in Olmsted County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Minnesota public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Olmsted County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Folwell Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
603 15th Ave Sw
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 328-3220
Grades: PK-5
| 313 students
Rank: #22.
Byron Intermediate School
Math: 76% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
501 10th Ave Ne
Byron, MN 55920
(507) 775-6620
Grades: 3-5
| 527 students
Rank: #33.
Washington District-wide Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1200 11th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-3800
Grades: K-5
| 323 students
Rank: #44.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1201 10th Ave Ne
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 328-3500
Grades: PK-10
| 563 students
Rank: #55.
Lincoln K-8 District-wide School
Math: 60% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1122 8th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3550
Grades: K-8
| 461 students
Rank: #66.
Dover-eyota Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
27 Knowledge Rd Sw
Eyota, MN 55934
(507) 545-2632
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #77.
Gibbs Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5525 56th St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 769 students
Rank: #88.
Montessori At Franklin Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1801 9th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3300
Grades: K-5
| 174 students
Rank: #99.
Longfellow 45-15 Districtwide Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1615 Marion Rd Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
Rank: #1010.
Bear Cave Intermediate School
Math: 56% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1021 10th Street Nw
Stewartville, MN 55976
(507) 533-1400
Grades: 3-5
| 476 students
Rank: #1111.
Friedell Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1200 Broadway S
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-5650
Grades: 6-8
| 435 students
Rank: #1212.
Byron Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
601 4th St Nw
Byron, MN 55920
(507) 775-2189
Grades: 6-8
| 526 students
Rank: #1313.
Mayo Senior High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1420 11th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-5500
Grades: 8-12
| 1,949 students
Rank: #1414.
Century Senior High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2525 Viola Rd Ne
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 328-5100
Grades: 8-12
| 1,578 students
Rank: #1515.
Pinewood Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1900 Pinewood Rd Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3630
Grades: PK-5
| 358 students
Rank: #1616.
Byron Senior High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1887 2nd Ave Nw
Byron, MN 55920
(507) 775-2301
Grades: 9-12
| 690 students
Rank: #1717.
Bishop Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2300 Overland Dr Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-3100
Grades: PK-5
| 449 students
Rank: #1818.
Dover-eyota High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
615 S Ave Sw
Eyota, MN 55934
(507) 545-2631
Grades: 9-12
| 353 students
Rank: #1919.
Bamber Valley Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2001 Bamber Valley Rd Sw
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 328-3030
Grades: PK-5
| 733 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Middle School Right Fit
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1026 East Center St
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4180
Grades: 6-8
| 16 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Rosa Parks Charter High School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2450 Marion Road Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 282-3325
Grades: 9-12
| 61 students
Rank: #2222.
John Marshall Senior High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1510 14th St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-5400
Grades: 8-12
| 1,573 students
Rank: #2323.
Kellogg Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
503 17th St Ne
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 328-5800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,072 students
Rank: #2424.
Stewartville Senior High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
440 6th Ave Sw
Stewartville, MN 55976
(507) 533-1600
Grades: 9-12
| 621 students
Rank: #2525.
Hoover Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
369 Elton Hills Dr Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-3450
Grades: 3-5
| 280 students
Rank: #2626.
Stewartville Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
440 6th Ave Sw
Stewartville, MN 55976
(507) 533-1666
Grades: 6-8
| 501 students
Rank: #2727.
Dover-eyota Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
615 S Ave Sw
Eyota, MN 55934
(507) 545-2631
Grades: 6-8
| 258 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Rochester Phoenix Academy
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
334 16th St Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4541
Grades: K-12
| 62 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Zumbro Area Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
630 1st Ave Nw
Byron, MN 55920
(507) 775-2083
Grades: 6-12
| 59 students
Rank: #3030.
Sunset Terrace Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1707 19th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-3770
Grades: PK-5
| 552 students
Rank: #3131.
Elton Hills Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1421 Elton Hills Dr Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 398 students
Rank: #3232.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 9th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 544 students
Rank: #3333.
John Adams Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1525 31st St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-5700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,072 students
Rank: #3434.
Rochester Stem Academy
Charter School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
415 16th St Sw
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 281-2381
Grades: 9-12
| 129 students
Rank: #3535.
Gage Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 40th St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 653 students
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Olmsted County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
334 16th Street Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 529-4902
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2220 3rd Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3999
Grades: 9-10
| n/a students
2525 Viola Rd Ne
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 328-5105
Grades: 9-12
| 139 students
334 16th St Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4373
Grades: 6-12
| 78 students
700 4th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4443
Grades: 9-12
| 1 students
700 4th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4023
Grades: PK
| 19 students
1607 Us - 14
Rochester, MN 55904
(763) 249-5439
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1525 31st St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-5755
Grades: 6-8
| 16 students
1510 14th St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-5402
Grades: 9-12
| 32 students
503 17th St Ne
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 328-5801
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
2116 Campus Drive Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 287-7960
Grades: 5
| 1 students
1420 11th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-5577
Grades: 9-12
| 62 students
2220 Third Avenue Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3995
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
201 8th St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-4023
Grades: PK
| 13 students
2220 3rd Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3999
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
2220 3rd Avenue Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 281-6115
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
415 16th St Sw
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 529-1662
Grades: 9-12
| 89 students
715 7th Street Sw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-4240
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
2530 N Broadway
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4522
Grades: 12
| 13 students
2525 11th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-5901
Grades: 6-8
| 257 students
3800 5oth Ave. S.e.
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 281-6155
Grades: 5-12
| 18 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Olmsted County, MN?
The top ranked public schools in Olmsted County, MN include Folwell Elementary School, Byron Intermediate School and Washington District-wide Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Olmsted County, MN?
70 public schools are located in Olmsted County, MN.
What percentage of students in Olmsted County, MN go to public school?
89% of all K-12 students in Olmsted County, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Olmsted County, MN?
Olmsted County, MN public schools minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Minnesota public schools average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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