Top 10 Best Stearns County Public High Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 28 public high schools serving 8,658 students in Stearns County, MN. The top ranked public high schools in Stearns County, MN are Sartell Senior High School, Belgrade-brooten-elrosa Secondary School and Melrose Secondary. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Stearns County, MN public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Minnesota public high school average of 49%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 58% statewide average). High schools in Stearns County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Minnesota public high schools.
Stearns County, MN public high school have a Graduation Rate of 83%, which is equal to the Minnesota average of 83%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Sartell Senior High School, with 98% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Minnesota or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Minnesota public high school average of 31% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Stearns County Public High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Sartell Senior High School Math: 72% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    748 7th St N
    Sartell, MN 56377
    (320) 656-0748

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,197 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Belgrade-brooten-elrosa Secondary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    710 Washburn Ave
    Belgrade, MN 56312
    (320) 254-8211

    Grades: 7-12 | 313 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Melrose Secondary Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    546 5th Ave Ne
    Melrose, MN 56352
    (320) 256-5160

    Grades: 9-12 | 534 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Albany Senior High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    30 Forest Ave
    Albany, MN 56307
    (320) 845-2171

    Grades: 9-12 | 530 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Paynesville Area High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    795 W Hwy 23
    Paynesville, MN 56362
    (320) 243-3761

    Grades: 9-12 | 303 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Sauk Centre Secondary Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    903 State Rd
    Sauk Centre, MN 56378
    (320) 352-2258

    Grades: 7-12 | 527 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Rocori Senior High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    534 5th Ave N
    Cold Spring, MN 56320
    (320) 685-8683

    Grades: 9-12 | 790 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Kimball Secondary Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    100 Hwy 55 W
    Kimball, MN 55353
    (320) 398-7700

    Grades: 6-12 | 419 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Holdingford Secondary Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    900 5th St
    Holdingford, MN 56340
    (320) 746-2221

    Grades: 7-12 | 504 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    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: #10-1110.- 11.
    West Central Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9 West 2nd St S
    Sauk Centre, MN 56378
    (320) 256-7836

    Grades: 6-12 | 24 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Technical Senior High School Math: 42% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    233 12th Ave S
    Saint Cloud, MN 56301
    (320) 252-2231

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,528 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Apollo Senior High School Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1000 44th Ave N
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 253-1600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,426 student
  • Rank: #1414.
    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: #1515.
    Roosevelt Education Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3015 3rd St N
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 257-0080

    Grades: K-12 | 40 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    St Cloud Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    216 N 8th Ave
    Waite Park, MN 56387
    (320) 203-8470

    Grades: 7-12 | 279 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Riverwoods School Non-residential Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1726 7th Ave S
    Saint Cloud, MN 56301
    (320) 650-1548

    Grades: K-12 | 49 students
  • Rank: #18-2818.- 28.
    Bbe Learning Center Alternative School
    250 2nd Ave
    Brooten, MN 56316
    (320) 346-2278

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-2818.- 28.
    Central Minnesota Jt. Powers Dist. Alternative School
    809 12th St N
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 203-8470

    Grades: 1-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-2818.- 28.
    Central Mn Alc Holdingford Alternative School
    900 5th St
    Holdingford, MN 56340
    (320) 746-2196

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-2818.- 28.
    Central Mn Alc Kimball Alternative School
    100 Hwy 55 W
    Kimball, MN 55353
    (320) 398-5585

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-2818.- 28.
    Central Mn Alc Sartell Alternative School
    212 3rd Ave N
    Sartell, MN 56377
    (320) 656-0748

    Grades: 9-12 | 2 students
  • Rank: #18-2818.- 28.
    Rocori Alc Alternative School
    Math: <50%
    534 N 5th Ave
    Cold Spring, MN 56320
    (320) 685-4910

    Grades: 7-12 | 21 students
  • Rank: #18-2818.- 28.
    St Cloud Extended Day Program Alternative School
    809 12th St N
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 251-4963

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-2818.- 28.
    St. Cloud Group Home Alternative School
    Reading: PS%
    1101 Washington Memorial Dr
    Saint Cloud, MN 56301
    (320) 650-1548

    Grades: 7-12 | 7 students
  • Rank: #18-2818.- 28.
    St. Cloud Hospital Programs Non-res Alternative School
    1406 6th Ave N
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 650-1548

    Grades: PK-12 | 23 students
  • Rank: #18-2818.- 28.
    St Cloud Hospital Progs-residential Alternative School
    1406 6th Ave No
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 650-1548

    Grades: K-12 | 17 students
  • Rank: #18-2818.- 28.
    Special Education Facilities Special Education School
    1000 44th Ave N Ste 100
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 253-9333

    Grades: PK-12 | 83 students
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