Top 10 Best North Dakota Public Schools (2022)

North Dakota is the #44 largest school system in the United States, serving 116,329 students across the 544 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in North Dakota is 44%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 47%.
Minority enrollment is 26% (majority American Indian) and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(ND) School Average
American Indian
12%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
5%
Black
5%
White
74%
Two or more races
2%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ND.

Top Ranked Public Schools in North Dakota (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
West Fargo Sheyenne Middle School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: n/a
800 40th Ave E
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-2160
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
20 29th Ave Ne
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 446-5000
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Strasburg Elementary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
301 1st St N
Strasburg, ND 58573
(701) 336-2667
Rank: #44.
Edmore Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥80% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-8
706 N Main St
Edmore, ND 58330
(701) 644-2281
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Demores Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
350 Broadway
Medora, ND 58645
(701) 623-4868
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Finley-sharon Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
201 3rd St E
Finley, ND 58230
(701) 524-2420
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Hebron High School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
400 Church Ave
Hebron, ND 58638
(701) 878-4442
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Montpelier Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
214 7th Ave
Montpelier, ND 58472
(701) 489-3348
Rank: #99.
Valley City High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
493 Central Ave N
Valley City, ND 58072
(701) 845-0483
Rank: #1010.
Sweetwater Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: 1-4
1304 2nd Ave Ne
Devils Lake, ND 58301
(701) 662-7630

Best North Dakota Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
10
1,470
9%
13
1,605
82%
36
13,465
19%
60
24,691
24%
15
1,891
24%
6
1,312
12%
23
4,705
16%
12
1,092
16%
12
1,812
31%
18
2,357
19%
17
5,009
94%
7
1,387
99%
20
4,641
17%
17
2,643
12%
11
1,379
11%
13
1,814
26%
36
10,221
20%
24
5,819
25%

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