Top 10 Best Sherburne County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 46 public schools serving 18,324 students in Sherburne County, MN (there are 9 private schools, serving 756 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Sherburne County, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Sherburne County, MN are Twin Lakes Elementary School, Parker Elementary School and Meadowvale Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Sherburne County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Sherburne County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Sherburne County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Twin Lakes Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10051 191st Ave Nw
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 274-7242
Grades: K-5
| 671 students
Rank: #22.
Parker Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
500 School St
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3500
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #33.
Meadowvale Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12701 Elk Lake Rd
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3470
Grades: K-5
| 542 students
Rank: #44.
Prairie View Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12220 80th St Ne
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 274-6270
Grades: K-5
| 739 students
Rank: #55.
Otsego Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8125 Ne River Rd
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3494
Grades: K-5
| 628 students
Rank: #66.
Spectrum Middle School - Grade 6
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11044 Industrial Circle Nw
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-8703
Grades: 6
| 122 students
Rank: #77.
Clearview Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7310 State Highway 24
Clear Lake, MN 55319
(320) 370-6510
Grades: K-5
| 379 students
Rank: #88.
Becker Intermediate Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12000 Hancock St
Becker, MN 55308
(763) 261-4504
Grades: 3-5
| 607 students
Rank: #99.
Spectrum High School
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17796 Industrial Circle Nw
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 450-9845
Grades: 9-12
| 441 students
Rank: #1010.
Independence Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
701 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN 55309
(763) 262-2537
Grades: 3-5
| 617 students
Rank: #1111.
Westwood Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13651 4th Ave S
Zimmerman, MN 55398
(763) 274-3180
Grades: 3-5
| 547 students
Rank: #1212.
Elk River Senior High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
900 School St
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3434
Grades: 9-12
| 1,631 students
Rank: #1313.
Salk Middle School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11970 Highland Rd
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3455
Grades: 6-8
| 725 students
Rank: #1414.
Zimmerman Middle School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
25900 4th St W
Zimmerman, MN 55398
(763) 241-3505
Grades: 6-8
| 536 students
Rank: #1515.
Liberty Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 65% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17901 205th Ave N W
Big Lake, MN 55309
(763) 262-8100
Grades: PK-2
| 744 students
Rank: #1616.
Spectrum Middle School - Grades 7-8
Charter School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17823 Industrial Circle Nw
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-8703
Grades: 7-8
| 277 students
Rank: #1717.
Prairie View Middle School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12220 80th St Ne
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 274-6270
Grades: 6-8
| 547 students
Rank: #1818.
Big Lake Senior High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN 55309
(763) 262-2547
Grades: 9-12
| 876 students
Rank: #1919.
Becker Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13725 Bradley Blvd
Becker, MN 55308
(763) 261-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 670 students
Rank: #2020.
Becker Senior High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12000 Hancock St
Becker, MN 55308
(763) 261-4501
Grades: 9-12
| 861 students
Rank: #2121.
Online728 High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11500 193rd Ave Nw
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3400
Grades: 9-12
| 74 students
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Big Lake Online K-5
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
501 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN 55309
(763) 262-2536
Grades: K-5
| 43 students
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
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Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
948 Proctor Rd
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3400
Grades: 2-12
| 23 students
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Ivan Sand Middle School Alc
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1232 School St. Nw
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3530
Grades: 6-8
| 6 students
Rank: #2525.
Zimmerman High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
25900 4th St W
Zimmerman, MN 55398
(763) 241-3505
Grades: 9-12
| 721 students
Rank: #2626.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 School St
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3480
Grades: K-5
| 513 students
Rank: #2727.
Big Lake Middle School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN 55309
(763) 262-2567
Grades: 6-8
| 702 students
Rank: #2828.
Online728 Elementary School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11500 193rd Ave Nw
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3400
Grades: K-5
| 82 students
Rank: #2929.
Vandenberge Middle School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
948 Proctor Ave
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3450
Grades: 6-8
| 521 students
Rank: #3030.
Online728 Middle School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11500 193rd Ave Nw
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3400
Grades: 6-8
| 55 students
Rank: #3131.
Ivan Sand Community High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1232 School St
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3530
Grades: 9-12
| 92 students
Rank: #3232.
Big Lake Online 6-12
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN 55309
(763) 262-2536
Grades: 6-12
| 130 students
Rank: #3333.
Three Rivers Montessori School
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
17267 Yale St Nw
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 595-1213
Grades: K-6
| 163 students
Rank: #3434.
Talahi Community Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 26% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1321 University Dr Se
Saint Cloud, MN 56304
(320) 370-7780
Grades: PK-2
| 603 students
Rank: #3535.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
336 5th Ave Se
Saint Cloud, MN 56304
(320) 370-6660
Grades: 3-5
| 382 students
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Sherburne County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2305 Minnesota Blvd Se
Saint Cloud, MN 56304
(320) 240-3062
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1232 School Street
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3530
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
1232 School Street
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3530
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1232 School St
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3530
Grades: 6-8
| 334 students
1232 School St
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3530
Grades: 9-12
| 84 students
430 3rd Ave. N.e.
Saint Cloud, MN 56304
(320) 252-2544
Grades: 4-6
| 199 students
1232 School Street
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3400
Grades: 7-12
| 1 students
12000 Hancock Street
Becker, MN 55308
(763) 272-2050
Grades: 3-5
| 4 students
601 Minnesota Ave E
Big Lake, MN 55309
(763) 272-2050
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
701 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN 55309
(763) 272-2050
Grades: 2-5
| 4 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Sherburne County, MN?
The top ranked public schools in Sherburne County, MN include Twin Lakes Elementary School, Parker Elementary School and Meadowvale Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Sherburne County, MN?
46 public schools are located in Sherburne County, MN.
What percentage of students in Sherburne County, MN go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Sherburne County, MN are educated in public schools (compared to the MN state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Sherburne County, MN?
Sherburne County, MN public schools minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Minnesota public schools average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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