Top 10 Best Stearns County Public High Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 29 public high schools serving 8,635 students in Stearns County, MN. The top ranked public high schools in Stearns County, MN are Sartell Senior High School, Albany Area High School and Sauk Centre 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 48% (versus the Minnesota public high school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (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 less than the Minnesota average of 84%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Sartell Senior High School, with 96% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Minnesota or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Minnesota public high school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Stearns County Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sartell Senior High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3101 Pinecone Road North
Sartell, MN 56377
(320) 656-0748
Grades: 9-12
| 1,372 students
Rank: #22.
Albany Area High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
30 Forest Ave
Albany, MN 56307
(320) 845-5043
Grades: 9-12
| 519 students
Rank: #33.
Sauk Centre Secondary
Math: 59% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
903 State Rd
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
(320) 352-2258
Grades: 7-12
| 531 students
Rank: #44.
Kimball Secondary
Math: 53% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Hwy 55 W
Kimball, MN 55353
(320) 398-7700
Grades: 6-12
| 432 students
Rank: #55.
Rocori Senior High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
534 5th Ave N
Cold Spring, MN 56320
(320) 685-8683
Grades: 9-12
| 850 students
Rank: #66.
Belgrade-brooten-elrosa Secondary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
710 Washburn Ave
Belgrade, MN 56312
(320) 254-8211
Grades: 7-12
| 312 students
Rank: #77.
Melrose Secondary
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
546 5th Ave Ne
Melrose, MN 56352
(320) 256-5160
Grades: 9-12
| 462 students
Rank: #88.
Paynesville Area High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
795 W Hwy 23
Paynesville, MN 56362
(320) 243-3761
Grades: 9-12
| 298 students
Rank: #99.
Holdingford Secondary
Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
900 5th St
Holdingford, MN 56340
(320) 746-2221
Grades: 7-12
| 511 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
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: K-12
| 9 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
West Central Area Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9 West 2nd St S
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
(320) 256-7836
Grades: 6-12
| 35 students
Rank: #1212.
Technical Senior High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4200 33rd St S
Saint Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 370-8350
Grades: 9-12
| 1,541 students
Rank: #1313.
Apollo Senior High School
Math: 24% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 44th Ave N
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 370-6790
Grades: 9-12
| 1,327 students
Rank: #1414.
Riverwoods School Non-residential
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1726 7th Ave S
Saint Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 650-1548
Grades: K-12
| 26 students
Rank: #1515.
Roosevelt Education Center
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3015 3rd St N
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 370-6890
Grades: K-12
| 41 students
Rank: #1616.
St. Cloud Area Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
216 N 8th Ave
Waite Park, MN 56387
(320) 370-6790
Grades: 7-12
| 233 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bbe Learning Center
Alternative School
250 2nd Ave
Brooten, MN 56316
(320) 346-2278
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Central Minnesota Jt. Powers Dist.
Alternative School
809 12th St N
Waite Park, MN 56387
(320) 370-8007
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Central Mn Alc Holdingford
Alternative School
900 5th St
Holdingford, MN 56340
(320) 746-2196
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Central Mn Alc Kimball
Alternative School
100 Hwy 55 W
Kimball, MN 55353
(320) 398-5585
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Central Mn Alc Sartell
Alternative School
212 3rd Ave N
Sartell, MN 56377
(320) 656-0748
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Mn Correctional Facility-st. Cloud
Alternative School
2305 Minnesota Blvd Se
Saint Cloud, MN 56302
(320) 240-3062
Grades: 9-12
| 6 students
Rank: n/an/a
Rocori Alc
Alternative School
Math: <50%
534 N 5th Ave
Cold Spring, MN 56320
(320) 685-4910
Grades: 7-12
| 23 students
Rank: n/an/a
St Cloud Extended Day Program
Alternative School
809 12th St N
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 370-6795
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
St. Cloud Group Home
Alternative School
1101 Washington Memorial Dr
Saint Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 650-1548
Grades: 7-12
| 4 students
Rank: n/an/a
St. Cloud Hospital Programs Non-res
Alternative School
1406 6th Ave N
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 650-1548
Grades: PK-12
| 22 students
Rank: n/an/a
St Cloud Hospital Progs-residential
Alternative School
1406 6th Ave No
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 650-1548
Grades: K-12
| 17 students
Rank: n/an/a
Special Education Facilities
Special Education School
1201 2nd Street S
Waite Park, MN 56387
(320) 370-8000
Grades: PK-12
| 64 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wced Credit Recovery
Alternative School
9 2nd St Sw
Melrose, MN 56352
(320) 256-7836
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Stearns County, MN

Stearns County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Abe Program (Closed 2005)
Alternative School
245 37th Ave. N.
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 529-6500
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
212 1st St Sw
Albany, MN 56307
(320) 845-2171
Grades: PK
| 25 students
933 State Rd.
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
(320) 352-6120
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
903 State Road S
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
(320) 352-6120
Grades: 3-8
| n/a students
534 5th Ave North
Cold Spring, MN 56320
(320) 685-4901
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
534 5th Avenue N
Cold Spring, MN 56320
(320) 685-4901
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Box 250
Holdingford, MN 56340
(320) 746-2196
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
809 12th Street N
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 251-4963
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Box 368
Kimball, MN 55353
(320) 398-5585
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
212 3rd Avenue N
Sartell, MN 56377
(320) 656-0748
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Box C
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
(320) 352-1100
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
132 West Division St
Waite Park, MN 56387
(320) 258-3117
Grades: 9-12
| 37 students
216 8th Ave. N.
Waite Park, MN 56387
(320) 251-4481
Grades: K-4
| 289 students
1905 Minnesota Blvd
Saint Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 255-8811
Grades: 7-12
| 4 students
1726 7th Ave S
Saint Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 650-1548
Grades: K-12
| 30 students
3015 3rd St. N.
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 252-2351
Grades: K-4
| 306 students
809 12th Street N
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 251-4963
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
212 3rd Ave N
Sartell, MN 56377
(320) 251-1284
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students
933 State Rd
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
(320) 352-2285
Grades: 7-9
| 267 students
Star Program (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
9 2nd Street Southwest
Melrose, MN 56352
(620) 256-7836
Grades: PK-1
| n/a students
1025 18th St N
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 230-5340
Grades: K-5
| 295 students
1025 18th Street North
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 230-5340
Grades: 1-8
| n/a students
903 State Road S
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
(320) 352-6120
Grades: K-8
| n/a students

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