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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 34 public schools in Otter Tail County, MN, serving 7,949 students.
  • Otter Tail County, MN public school have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 59%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 60% statewide average). Schools in Otter Tail County have an average ranking in the top 50% of Minnesota public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Otter Tail County, MN are Battle Lake Elementary School, Battle Lake Secondary and Kennedy High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% 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 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota public school average of 16:1.

Top Otter Tail County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Adams Elementary School
    301 West Bancroft Ave
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)998-0544

    Grades: 1-2 | 324 students
  • Battle Lake Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 5%
    402 Summit St W
    Battle Lake, MN 56515
    (218)864-5217

    Grades: PK-6 | 211 students
  • Battle Lake Secondary Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    402 Summit St W
    Battle Lake, MN 56515
    (218)864-5215

    Grades: 7-12 | 214 students
  • Cleveland Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
    Rank: Top 30%
    919 Northern Ave
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)998-0544

    Grades: 3-4 | 387 students
  • Fergus Falls Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    340 Friberg Ave
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)998-0544

    Grades: 9-12 | 88 students
  • Fergus Falls Early Childhood Sp Ed Special Education School
    725 West Laurel Ave
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)998-0935

    Grades: PK-4 | 70 students
  • Fergus Falls Ec/elementary Sp Ed Special Education School
    518 Friberg Ave
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)998-0935

    Grades: PK-4 | 9 students
  • Fergus Falls Elementary Sp Ed 5-8 Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    518 Friberg Ave
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)998-0935

    Grades: 5-8 | 6 students
  • Heart Of The Lake Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    810 2nd Ave Sw
    Perham, MN 56573
    (218)346-5437

    Grades: PK-4 | 546 students
  • Henning Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 30%
    500 School Ave
    Henning, MN 56551
    (218)583-2927

    Grades: PK-6 | 201 students
  • Henning Secondary Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    500 School Ave
    Henning, MN 56551
    (218)583-2927

    Grades: 7-12 | 190 students
  • Iq Academy Minnesota Math: 26% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    340 Friberg Ave
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)998-0544

    Grades: K-12 | 403 students
  • Kennedy High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 20%
    601 Randolph Ave
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)998-0544

    Grades: 9-12 | 613 students
  • Kennedy Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 30%
    601 Randolph Ave E
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)998-0544

    Grades: 5-8 | 758 students
  • Lakes Country Academy Special Education School
    402 Western Avenue
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)739-3273

    Grades: 5-8 | n/a student
  • Lakes Country Academy - Alex Special Education School
    524 Willow Drive
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)739-3273

    Grades: K-6 | n/a student
  • Lakes Country Academy - Mhd Special Education School
    2410 14th Street South
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)739-3273

    Grades: K-6 | n/a student
  • Leaf River Academy Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    401 Main Ave W
    Wadena, MN 56482
    (218)631-3505

    Grades: K-12 | 15 students
  • Mckinley Elementary School
    724 Laurel Ave West
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218)998-0544

    Grades: PK-1 | 239 students
  • New York Mills Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
    Rank: Top 50%
    209 Hayes St
    New York Mills, MN 56567
    (218)385-4201

    Grades: PK-6 | 436 students
  • New York Mills Secondary Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    209 Hayes St
    New York Mills, MN 56567
    (218)385-4211

    Grades: 7-12 | 322 students
  • Parkers Prairie Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    518 S Mccornell
    Parkers Prairie, MN 56361
    (218)338-4079

    Grades: PK-6 | 285 students
  • Parkers Prairie Secondary Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    411 S Otter Ave
    Parkers Prairie, MN 56361
    (218)338-6011

    Grades: 7-12 | 273 students
  • Pelican Rapids Alternative Center Mid-level Alternative School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    310 S Broadway
    Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
    (218)863-5910

    Grades: 7-8 | 27 students
  • Pelican Rapids Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    310 S Broadway
    Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
    (218)863-5910

    Grades: 9-12 | 6 students
  • Pelican Rapids Secondary Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    310 S Broadway
    Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
    (218)863-5910

    Grades: 7-12 | 355 students
  • Perham Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    520 1st Ave S
    Perham, MN 56573
    (218)346-6502

    Grades: 9-12 | 36 students
  • Perham Senior High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 5th St Se
    Perham, MN 56573
    (218)346-6500

    Grades: 9-12 | 438 students
  • Prairie Wind Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 50%
    480 Coney St West
    Perham, MN 56573
    (218)346-1700

    Grades: 5-8 | 449 students
  • Underwood Alp Alternative School
    100 Southern Ave E
    Underwood, MN 56586
    (218)826-6101

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Underwood Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    100 Southern Ave E
    Underwood, MN 56586
    (218)826-6101

    Grades: PK-6 | 298 students
  • Underwood Secondary Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    100 Southern Ave E
    Underwood, MN 56586
    (218)826-6102

    Grades: 5-12 | 247 students
  • Viking Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1 Viking Dr
    Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
    (218)863-2911

    Grades: PK-6 | 492 students
  • White Pine Academy Special Education School
    401 Main Ave W
    Wadena, MN 56482
    (218)631-3505

    Grades: 5-12 | 11 students
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