Top 10 Best Minnesota Special Education Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 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 Northern Lights Academy Cooperative, Monticello High School - Snw and Monticello Middle 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 57%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 60% 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).

Top Minnesota Special Education Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    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: #2-52.-5.
    Monticello High School - Snw Special Education School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    302 Washington Street
    Monticello, MN 55362
    (763) 272-2050

    Grades: 9-12 | 49 students
  • Rank: #2-52.-5.
    Monticello Middle School - Snw Special Education School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    302 Washington Street
    Monticello, MN 55362
    (763) 272-2050

    Grades: 6-8 | 13 students
  • Rank: #2-52.-5.
    Pinewood Elementary - Snw Special Education School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1010 West Broadway
    Monticello, MN 55362
    (763) 272-2050

    Grades: K-5 | 18 students
  • Rank: #2-52.-5.
    Sun Special Education School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1820 Xenium Ln N
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763) 559-3535

    Grades: K-12 | 70 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Achieve Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    324 6th Ave Ne
    Osseo, MN 55369
    (763) 315-9760

    Grades: K-12 | 24 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    903 State Rd S
    Sauk Centre, MN 56378
    (320) 352-2284

    Grades: 1-10 | 8 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Blue Mound Learning Center Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1314 N Hiawatha Ave
    Pipestone, MN 56164
    (507) 825-5858

    Grades: K-12 | 19 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Cornerstones Program Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    720 9th Ave
    Howard Lake, MN 55349
    (320) 543-1122

    Grades: 6-12 | 28 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Fergus Falls Elementary Sp Ed 5-8 Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    518 Friberg Ave
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    (218) 998-0935

    Grades: 5-8 | 6 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Flight Program Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    700 2nd St.
    Lyle, MN 55953
    (507) 438-5397

    Grades: K-5 | 9 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Leaf River Academy Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 Main Ave W
    Wadena, MN 56482
    (218) 631-3505

    Grades: K-12 | 15 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Level 4 Program Pathways To Change Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11725 Stinson Ave
    Lindstrom, MN 55045
    (320) 358-1214

    Grades: K-12 | 13 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Mid-state North Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    104 Crosier Dr
    Little Falls, MN 56345
    (320) 532-6881

    Grades: 7-12 | 23 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Morrison County Learning Center Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    606 Ne 7th Street
    Little Falls, MN 56345
    (320) 631-2540

    Grades: K-8 | 11 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Mounds View Bridges Program Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2408 Mounds View Blvd
    Saint Paul, MN 55112
    (651) 621-6160

    Grades: K-7 | 24 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    North Central Learning Center Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1703 Technology Dr
    Willmar, MN 56201
    (320) 262-5477

    Grades: K-12 | 19 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Northern Lights Academy Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    302 14th Street
    Cloquet, MN 55720
    (218) 878-3060

    Grades: K-6 | 13 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Options Mid/elem Ebd Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1820 Xenium Ln N
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763) 559-3535

    Grades: K-9 | 37 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Safe Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1820 Xenium Ln N
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763) 559-3535

    Grades: 1-12 | 32 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Strive Secondary Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1820 Xenium Ln N
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763) 550-3535

    Grades: K-12 | 21 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    Success Program Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    203 2nd St. Nw
    Adams, MN 55909
    (507) 438-5397

    Grades: 5-12 | 9 students
  • Rank: #6-236.- 23.
    White Pine Academy Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 Main Ave W
    Wadena, MN 56482
    (218) 631-3505

    Grades: 5-12 | 11 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Mn Academy For The Blind Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 Se 6th Ave
    Faribault, MN 55021
    (507) 412-5200

    Grades: PK-12 | 60 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    917 Paces Special Education School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1300 145th St
    Rosemount, MN 55068
    (651) 423-8401

    Grades: K-12 | 38 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Deaf/hard Of Hearing Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    613 E 130 St
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-3090

    Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Bellaire Education Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2540 County Rd F
    Saint Paul, MN 55110
    (651) 415-5359

    Grades: 5-12 | 72 students
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Sail Program Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    51 Red School Ln
    Winona, MN 55987
    (507) 767-3339

    Grades: PK-12 | 17 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Reach Programs Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    395 Guernsey Lane
    Red Wing, MN 55066
    (651) 388-4441

    Grades: PK-12 | 47 students
  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    Cosmos Learning Center Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    320 N Saturn Ste A
    Cosmos, MN 56228
    (320) 877-7074

    Grades: K-12 | 50 students
  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    Mn Academy For The Deaf Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    615 Olof Hanson Dr
    Faribault, MN 55021
    (507) 412-5200

    Grades: PK-12 | 99 students
  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    South Campus 916 Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3551 N Mcknight Rd
    Saint Paul, MN 55110
    (651) 415-5490

    Grades: 5-12 | 69 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Karner Blue Education Center Special Education School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3764 95th Ave Ne
    Circle Pines, MN 55014
    (651) 415-6200

    Grades: K-8 | 106 students
  • Rank: #34-3834.- 38.
    Benton-stearns Ed. District Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    517 2nd St S
    Sartell, MN 56377
    (320) 257-7348

    Grades: PK-12 | 34 students
  • Rank: #34-3834.- 38.
    Futures Program Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    50 Navaho Ave
    Mankato, MN 56001
    (507) 387-1455

    Grades: K-12 | 22 students
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