Top 10 Best Rochester Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 46 public schools serving 18,414 students in Rochester, MN. Rochester has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Rochester, MN are Friedell Middle School, Lincoln K-8 Choice Elementary School and Washington Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rochester, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 59% statewide average). Schools in Rochester have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Rochester, MN Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Friedell Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1200 Broadway S
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-5650
Grades: 6-8
| 461 students
Rank: #22.
Lincoln K-8 Choice Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1122 8th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3550
Grades: PK-8
| 423 students
Rank: #33.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1200 11th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-3800
Grades: K-5
| 342 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Folwell Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
603 15th Ave Sw
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 328-3220
Grades: PK-5
| 365 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
George W. Gibbs Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5525 56th St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 870 students
Rank: #66.
Bishop Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
406 36th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-3100
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students
Rank: #77.
Montessori At Franklin
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1801 9th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3300
Grades: K-5
| 194 students
Rank: #88.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1201 10th Ave Ne
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 328-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 614 students
Rank: #99.
Longfellow Choice Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1615 Marion Rd Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 327 students
Rank: #1010.
Hoover Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
369 Elton Hills Dr Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-3450
Grades: 3-5
| 265 students
Rank: #1111.
Kellogg Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
503 17th St Ne
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 328-5800
Grades: 6-8
| 907 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Bamber Valley Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2001 Bamber Valley Rd Sw
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 328-3003
Grades: PK-5
| 894 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Pinewood Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1900 Pinewood Rd Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3630
Grades: PK-5
| 327 students
Rank: #1414.
Century Senior High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2525 Viola Rd Ne
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 328-5100
Grades: 8-12
| 1,527 students
Rank: #1515.
Sunset Terrace Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1707 19th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-3770
Grades: PK-5
| 691 students
Rank: #1616.
Mayo Senior High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1420 11th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-5500
Grades: 8-12
| 1,689 students
Rank: #1717.
Rosa Parks Charter High School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2364 Valleyhigh Dr Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 282-3325
Grades: 9-12
| 72 students
Rank: #1818.
John Marshall Senior High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1510 14th St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-5400
Grades: 8-12
| 1,727 students
Rank: #1919.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1801 9th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 677 students
Rank: #2020.
Rochester Stem Academy
Charter School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
415 16th St Sw
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 281-2381
Grades: 9-12
| 113 students
Rank: #2121.
Willow Creek Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2425 11th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-5900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,116 students
Rank: #2222.
Elton Hills Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1421 Elton Hills Dr Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 517 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Gage Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 40th St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 693 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Rochester Math And Science Academy
Charter School
Math: 36% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
415 16th St Sw
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 252-5995
Grades: K-8
| 327 students
Rank: #2525.
John Adams Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1525 31st St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-5700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,148 students
Rank: #2626.
Riverside Central Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
506 5th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 516 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Rochester Alternative Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
37 Woodlake Dr Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3999
Grades: 6-12
| 333 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Rochester Phoenix Academy
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
334 16th St Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4541
Grades: K-12
| 61 students
Rank: #2929.
Rochester Beacon Academy
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
2521 Pennington Dr. Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 258-5351
Grades: 6-12
| 111 students
Alc Summer Credit Recovery
Alternative School
2220 3rd Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3999
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Care & Treatment Hospital/homebound
Alternative School
334 16th St Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4312
Grades: K-12
| 2 students
Care & Treatment Jdc/von Wald
Alternative School
334 16th St Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4310
Grades: 5-12
| 17 students
2240 7th Ave Ne
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 328-3150
Grades: PK-2
| 249 students
Credit Recovery
Alternative School
37 Woodlake Dr Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3999
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Early Childhood Assessment
Special Education School
10 9 1/2 St Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4903
Grades: PK
| n/a students
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Rochester, Minnesota 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
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
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

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