Top 10 Best St. Louis County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 91 public schools serving 24,012 students in St. Louis County, MN. St. Louis County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in St. Louis County, MN are Lester Park Elementary School, Congdon Elementary School and Pike Lake Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
St. Louis County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 59% statewide average). Schools in St. Louis County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best St. Louis County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lester Park Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5300 Glenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55804
(218) 336-8875
Grades: K-5
| 546 students
Rank: #22.
Congdon Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3116 E Superior St
Duluth, MN 55812
(218) 336-8825
Grades: K-5
| 506 students
Rank: #33.
Pike Lake Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5682 Martin Rd
Duluth, MN 55810
(218) 729-8214
Grades: K-5
| 205 students
Rank: #44.
Homecroft Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4784 Howard Gnesen Rd
Duluth, MN 55803
(218) 336-8865
Grades: PK-5
| 351 students
Rank: #55.
Hermantown Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5365 W Arrowhead
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 729-6891
Grades: K-4
| 741 students
Rank: #66.
Hermantown Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4335 Hawk Circle Drive
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 729-6690
Grades: 5-8
| 658 students
Rank: #77.
Lakewood Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5207 N Tischer Rd
Duluth, MN 55804
(218) 336-8870
Grades: K-5
| 216 students
Rank: #88.
Hermantown Senior High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4335 Hawk Circle Dr
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 729-8874
Grades: 9-12
| 679 students
Rank: #99.
Ordean East Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2900 E 4th St
Duluth, MN 55812
(218) 336-8940
Grades: 6-8
| 936 students
Rank: #1010.
Chisholm Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Sw 3rd Ave
Chisholm, MN 55719
(218) 254-5726
Grades: 4-6
| 155 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Lowell Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2000 Rice Lake Rd
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 336-8895
Grades: K-5
| 258 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
North Shore Community School
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5926 Ryan Rd
Duluth, MN 55804
(218) 525-0663
Grades: PK-6
| 345 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Floodwood Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
115 W 4th Ave
Floodwood, MN 55736
(218) 476-2285
Grades: PK-6
| 106 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Tower-soudan Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
415 N 2nd St
Tower, MN 55790
(218) 753-4040
Grades: PK-6
| 95 students
Rank: #1515.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1114 E 23rd St
Hibbing, MN 55746
(218) 208-0842
Grades: 3-6
| 643 students
Rank: #1616.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 E Harvey St
Ely, MN 55731
(218) 365-6166
Grades: PK-5
| 250 students
Rank: #1717.
Bay View Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8708 Vinland
Duluth, MN 55810
(218) 628-4949
Grades: PK-5
| 580 students
Rank: #1818.
Harbor City International Charter
Charter School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
332 W Michigan Street Ste 300
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 722-7574
Grades: 9-12
| 204 students
Rank: #1919.
East High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
301 N 40th Ave E
Duluth, MN 55804
(218) 336-8845
Grades: 9-12
| 1,517 students
Rank: #2020.
Memorial High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 E Harvey St
Ely, MN 55731
(218) 365-6166
Grades: 9-12
| 158 students
Rank: #2121.
Hibbing High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 E 21st St
Hibbing, MN 55746
(218) 208-0841
Grades: 7-12
| 1,043 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Mountain Iron-buhl Secondary
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5529 Emerald Ave.
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
(218) 735-8271
Grades: 7-12
| 237 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Proctor Senior High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
131 9th Ave
Duluth, MN 55810
(218) 628-4926
Grades: 9-12
| 568 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Babbitt Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
30 S Dr
Babbitt, MN 55706
(218) 827-3101
Grades: PK-6
| 92 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
North Woods Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10248 Olson Rd E
Cook, MN 55723
(218) 666-5221
Grades: PK-6
| 223 students
Rank: #2626.
Merritt Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8659 Unity Drive
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
(218) 735-8271
Grades: PK-6
| 330 students
Rank: #2727.
Raleigh Primary/el Academy
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5905 Raleigh St
Duluth, MN 55807
(218) 628-0697
Grades: K-5
| 235 students
Rank: #2828.
North Star Academy
Charter School
Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3301 Technology Dr
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 728-9556
Grades: K-8
| 849 students
Rank: #2929.
Mesabi East Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 N 1st St W
Aurora, MN 55705
(218) 229-3321
Grades: PK-6
| 483 students
Rank: #3030.
A.i. Jedlicka Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
131 9th Ave
Duluth, MN 55810
(218) 628-4926
Grades: 6-8
| 459 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Cherry Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3943 Tamminen Rd
Iron, MN 55751
(218) 258-8991
Grades: PK-6
| 286 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Memorial Middle School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 E Harvey St
Ely, MN 55731
(218) 365-6166
Grades: 6-8
| 148 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
South Ridge Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8162 Swan Lake Rd
Saginaw, MN 55779
(218) 345-6789
Grades: PK-6
| 308 students
Rank: #3434.
Northland Learning Center 010
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 S 13th Ave
Virginia, MN 55792
(218) 741-9201
Grades: PK-12
| 51 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Myers-wilkins Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1027 N 8th Ave E
Duluth, MN 55805
(218) 336-8860
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
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St. Louis County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
7427 Seville Rd
Saginaw, MN 55779
(218) 729-8322
Grades: PK-6
| 154 students
7427 Seville Rd
Saginaw, MN 55779
(218) 729-8322
Grades: 7-12
| 201 students
Box 537
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
(218) 735-0271
Grades: 8-9
| 2 students
6279 Industrial Rd
Saginaw, MN 55779
(218) 729-8802
Grades: PK-2
| n/a students
800 East Central Entrance
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 733-2130
Grades: 9-12
| 1,404 students
31 W. College St.
Duluth, MN 55812
(218) 728-7411
Grades: K-5
| 278 students
110 West Redwing St
Duluth, MN 55803
(218) 724-1608
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
306 East Vermilion Blvd
Cook, MN 55723
(218) 666-5221
Grades: PK-6
| 218 students
306 East Vermilion Blvd
Cook, MN 55723
(218) 666-5221
Grades: 7-12
| 150 students
9165 Hwy 53
Cotton, MN 55724
(218) 482-3232
Grades: PK-6
| 85 students
9165 Hwy 53
Cotton, MN 55724
(218) 482-3232
Grades: 7-12
| 62 students
2 E 2nd Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 733-2075
Grades: 5-7
| n/a students
215 N 1st Avenue E
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 336-8709
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2 E 2nd Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 733-2075
Grades: 1-4
| n/a students
5529 Emerald Ave
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
(218) 735-8271
Grades: PK
| n/a students
31 West College St
Duluth, MN 55812
(218) 336-8700
Grades: K
| 15 students
801 Jones Street
Eveleth, MN 55734
(218) 744-7701
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
801 Jones Street
Eveleth, MN 55734
(218) 744-7773
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
Family Resource Center (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
800 E. 21st. Street
Hibbing, MN 55746
(218) 262-6205
Grades: PK
| 21 students
1201 13th Ave South
Virginia, MN 55792
(218) 741-5284
Grades: PK-6
| n/a students
2827 Chambersburg
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 336-8756
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
1027 North 8th Ave East
Duluth, MN 55805
(218) 733-2156
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
215 North 1st Ave East
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 336-8714
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
215 North 1st Ave East
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 336-8740
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
2810 Diane Ln.
Hibbing, MN 55746
(218) 263-6871
Grades: K-5
| 325 students
5215 Rice Lake Rd
Duluth, MN 55803
(218) 529-2468
Grades: 9-12
| 93 students
2427 West 4th St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 733-2046
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
Merritt Day Treatment (Closed 2012)
Special Education School
510 North 40th Ave West
Duluth, MN 55807
(218) 628-4898
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
200 Wanless St
Buhl, MN 55713
(218) 258-2388
Grades: 5-12
| 86 students
801 Jones Street
Eveleth, MN 55734
(218) 744-7773
Grades: 5-6
| n/a students
1793 Old North Shore Road
Duluth, MN 55804
(651) 582-8204
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1201 13th Ave S
Virginia, MN 55792
(218) 741-9201
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
5525 Emerald Ave
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
(218) 741-0750
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Box 1286 Virginia
Virginia, MN 55792
(218) 741-5284
Grades: 6-12
| 81 students
1201 13th Ave S
Virginia, MN 55792
(218) 741-9201
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
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