Top 10 Best Rochester Public Middle Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 20 public middle schools serving 10,813 students in Rochester, MN.
The top ranked public middle schools in Rochester, MN are Jefferson Elementary School, Century Senior High School and Lincoln K-8 District-wide School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rochester, MN public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Minnesota public middle school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 49% statewide average). Middle schools in Rochester have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Minnesota public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Minnesota public middle school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Public Middle Schools in Rochester, MN (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1201 10th Ave Ne
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 328-3500
Grades: PK-10
| 563 students
Rank: #22.
Century Senior High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2525 Viola Rd Ne
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 328-5100
Grades: 8-12
| 1,578 students
Rank: #33.
Lincoln K-8 District-wide School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1122 8th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3550
Grades: K-8
| 461 students
Rank: #44.
Friedell Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1200 Broadway S
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-5650
Grades: 6-8
| 435 students
Rank: #55.
Mayo Senior High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1420 11th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-5500
Grades: 8-12
| 1,949 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Middle School Right Fit
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1026 East Center St
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4180
Grades: 6-8
| 16 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Rochester Phoenix Academy
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
334 16th St Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4541
Grades: K-12
| 62 students
Rank: #88.
Prairiecare
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5255 Members Pkwy Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-4541
Grades: K-12
| 24 students
Rank: #99.
Kellogg Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
503 17th St Ne
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 328-5800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,072 students
Rank: #1010.
John Marshall Senior High School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1510 14th St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-5400
Grades: 8-12
| 1,573 students
Rank: #1111.
Rps Online Middle School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
615 7th St Sw
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 328-4830
Grades: 6-8
| 115 students
Rank: #1212.
John Adams Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1525 31st St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 328-5700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,072 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Rochester Beacon Academy
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2521 Pennington Dr. Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 258-5351
Grades: 6-12
| 96 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Rochester Math And Science Academy
Charter School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
415 16th St Sw
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 252-5995
Grades: K-8
| 445 students
Rank: #1515.
Willow Creek Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2425 11th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-5900
Grades: 6-8
| 956 students
Rank: #1616.
Rochester Alternative Learning Cntr
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
37 Woodlake Dr Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3999
Grades: 6-12
| 383 students
Rank: n/an/a
Alc Summer Credit Recovery
Alternative School
37 Woodlake Dr Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-3999
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Care & Treatment Hospital/homebound
Alternative School
334 16th St Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4312
Grades: K-12
| 1 students
Rank: n/an/a
Care & Treatment Jdc/von Wald
Alternative School
4435 Bamber Valley Road Sw
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-4310
Grades: 5-12
| 7 students
Rank: n/an/a
Southeast Regional Crisis Center
Alternative School
2121 Campus Dr Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 322-3019
Grades: 5-12
| 5 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Rochester, Minnesota

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
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 middle schools in Rochester, MN?
The top ranked public middle schools in Rochester, MN include Jefferson Elementary School, Century Senior High School and Lincoln K-8 District-wide School.
How many public middle schools are located in Rochester, MN?
20 public middle schools are located in Rochester, MN.
What is the racial composition of students in Rochester, MN?
Rochester, MN public middle schools minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Minnesota public middle schools average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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