Top 10 Best Minnesota Special Education Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 323 special education public schools serving 17,178 students in Minnesota.
The top ranked special education public schools in Minnesota are R.i.s.e. Program, Strive Secondary and Monticello High School - Snw. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minnesota special education public schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Minnesota Special Education Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
R.i.s.e. Program
Special Education School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1315 South Broadway
New Ulm, MN 56073
(507) 359-8700
Grades: K-12
| 7 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Strive Secondary
Special Education School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1820 Xenium Ln N
Minneapolis, MN 55441
(763) 550-3535
Grades: K-12
| 21 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Monticello High School - Snw
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
302 Washington Street
Monticello, MN 55362
(763) 272-2050
Grades: 9-12
| 49 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Northern Lights Academy Cooperative
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
612 12th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
(218) 878-3062
Grades: K-8
| 3 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
South Campus 916
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3551 N Mcknight Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55110
(651) 415-5490
Grades: 5-12
| 69 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
917 Paces
Special Education School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 145th St
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-8401
Grades: K-12
| 38 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Pinewood Elementary - Snw
Special Education School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1010 West Broadway
Monticello, MN 55362
(763) 272-2050
Grades: K-5
| 18 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
917 Dash
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 145th St
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-8401
Grades: PK-12
| 28 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Asd Program
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Davis Street
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 934-5420
Grades: K-12
| 13 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist.
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
903 State Rd S
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
(320) 352-2284
Grades: 1-10
| 8 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Blue Mound Learning Center
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1314 N Hiawatha Ave
Pipestone, MN 56164
(507) 825-5858
Grades: K-12
| 19 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Deaf/hard Of Hearing
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
613 E 130 St
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 707-3090
Grades: PK-12
| 41 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Deer River Schools Sped
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
313 Main Ave E
Deer River, MN 56636
(218) 246-8860
Grades: K-5
| 5 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Eastern Wright Program
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
720 9th Ave
Howard Lake, MN 55349
(320) 543-1122
Grades: K-7
| 5 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Fergus Falls Elementary Sp Ed 5-8
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
518 Friberg Ave
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(218) 998-0935
Grades: 5-8
| 6 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Flight Program
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 2nd St.
Lyle, MN 55953
(507) 438-5397
Grades: K-5
| 9 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Invest High School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1820 Xenium Ln N
Minneapolis, MN 55441
(763) 559-3535
Grades: 6-12
| 53 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Journeys Alternative Program
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
720 9th Ave
Howard Lake, MN 55349
(320) 543-1122
Grades: K-8
| 8 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Leaf River Academy
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Main Ave W
Wadena, MN 56482
(218) 631-3505
Grades: K-12
| 15 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Mn Academy For The Blind
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Se 6th Ave
Faribault, MN 55021
(507) 412-5200
Grades: PK-12
| 60 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Monticello Middle School - Snw
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
302 Washington Street
Monticello, MN 55362
(763) 272-2050
Grades: 6-8
| 13 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Morrison County Learning Center
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
606 Ne 7th Street
Little Falls, MN 56345
(320) 631-2540
Grades: K-8
| 11 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Northern Lights Academy
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
302 14th Street
Cloquet, MN 55720
(218) 878-3060
Grades: K-6
| 13 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Oakland Education Center
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2001 2nd Ave Nw
Austin, MN 55912
(507) 460-1917
Grades: K-12
| 52 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Options Mid/elem Ebd
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1820 Xenium Ln N
Minneapolis, MN 55441
(763) 559-3535
Grades: K-9
| 37 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Pathway To Change
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
13750 Lake Boulevard
Lindstrom, MN 55045
(651) 213-2071
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Safe
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1820 Xenium Ln N
Minneapolis, MN 55441
(763) 559-3535
Grades: 1-12
| 32 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Sail Program
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
51 Red School Ln
Winona, MN 55987
(507) 767-3339
Grades: PK-12
| 17 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Southern Plains Bridges
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
132 1st Ave Se
Winnebago, MN 56098
(507) 238-1472
Grades: K-12
| 38 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
Success Program
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
203 2nd St. Nw
Adams, MN 55909
(507) 438-5397
Grades: 5-12
| 9 students
Rank: #8 - 318. - 31.
White Pine Academy
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Main Ave W
Wadena, MN 56482
(218) 631-3505
Grades: 5-12
| 11 students
Rank: #3232.
Sun
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1820 Xenium Ln N
Minneapolis, MN 55441
(763) 559-3535
Grades: K-12
| 70 students
Rank: #3333.
Vision
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
870 Main Street
Pine City, MN 55063
(320) 322-2203
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Mounds View Bridges Program
Special Education School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2408 Mounds View Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55112
(651) 621-6160
Grades: K-7
| 24 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Reach Programs
Special Education School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
395 Guernsey Lane
Red Wing, MN 55066
(651) 388-4441
Grades: PK-12
| 47 students
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