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For the 2021 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 1,792 students in Swift County, MN. Swift County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Swift County, MN are Benson Secondary, Appleton Elementary School and Murdock Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Swift County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 60% statewide average). Schools in Swift County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Swift County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Benson Secondary Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1400 Montana Ave
    Benson, MN 56215
    (320) 843-2710

    Grades: 7-12 | 349 students
  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Appleton Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    349 S Edquist St
    Appleton, MN 56208
    (320) 289-1114

    Grades: PK-4 | 209 students
  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Murdock Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    408 Hollis St N
    Murdock, MN 56271
    (320) 875-2441

    Grades: PK-6 | 461 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Northside Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1800 W Nevada Ave
    Benson, MN 56215
    (320) 842-2716

    Grades: PK-6 | 463 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Benson Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 Montana Ave
    Benson, MN 56215
    (320) 843-2710

    Grades: 7-12 | 21 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Heartland Girls Ranch Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 Montana Ave
    Benson, MN 56215
    (320) 843-2710

    Grades: 7-12 | 20 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Kerkhoven Secondary Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    302 15th St N
    Kerkhoven, MN 56252
    (320) 264-1412

    Grades: 7-12 | 260 students
  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Benson Day Treatment Alternative School
    1400 Montana Ave
    Benson, MN 56215
    (320) 843-2710

    Grades: K-12 | 9 students
  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Kms Learning Center Alternative School
    302 N 15th St
    Kerkhoven, MN 56252
    (320) 264-1412

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a student
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