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For the 2021 school year, there are 33 public schools serving 13,316 students in Bismarck, ND. Bismarck has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Bismarck, ND are Sunrise Elementary School, Robert Place Miller Elementary School and Victor Solheim Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bismarck, ND public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the North Dakota public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Bismarck have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the North Dakota public school average of 26% (majority American Indian).

Top Bismarck, ND Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Sunrise Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3800 Nickerson Ave
    Bismarck, ND 58503
    (701) 323-4300

    Grades: K-5 | 641 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Robert Place Miller Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1989 N 20th St
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 323-4170

    Grades: K-5 | 380 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Victor Solheim Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    325 Munich Dr
    Bismarck, ND 58504
    (701) 323-4260

    Grades: K-5 | 534 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Prairie Rose Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2200 Oahe Bend
    Bismarck, ND 58504
    (701) 323-4280

    Grades: K-5 | 160 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Highland Acres Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1200 Prairie Dr
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 323-4160

    Grades: K-5 | 160 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Liberty Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5400 Onyx Dr
    Bismarck, ND 58503
    (701) 323-4320

    Grades: K-5 | 616 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Horizon Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    500 Ash Coulee Dr
    Bismarck, ND 58503
    (701) 323-4550

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,034 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Centennial Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2800 Ithica Dr
    Bismarck, ND 58503
    (701) 323-4290

    Grades: K-5 | 428 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Manning Elementary School Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    10500 Hwy 1804 S
    Bismarck, ND 58504
    (701) 223-0082

    Grades: K-8 | 14 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    613 W Avenue B
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 323-4240

    Grades: K-5 | 110 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Apple Creek Elementary School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2000 93rd St Se
    Bismarck, ND 58504
    (701) 223-7349

    Grades: K-6 | 56 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Century High School Math: 41% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1000 E Century Ave
    Bismarck, ND 58503
    (701) 323-4900

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,252 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Northridge Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1727 N 3rd St
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 323-4210

    Grades: K-5 | 436 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Grimsrud Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    716 W St Benedict Dr
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 323-4150

    Grades: K-5 | 255 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Pioneer Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 Braman Ave
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 323-4220

    Grades: K-5 | 265 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Lincoln Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3320 Mccurry Way
    Bismarck, ND 58504
    (701) 323-4310

    Grades: K-5 | 600 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Rita Murphy Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    611 N 31st St
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 323-4190

    Grades: K-5 | 598 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Will-moore Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 E Avenue E
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 323-4270

    Grades: K-5 | 238 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Dorothy Moses Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1312 S Columbia Dr
    Bismarck, ND 58504
    (701) 323-4180

    Grades: K-5 | 376 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Simle Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1215 N 19th St
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 323-4600

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,010 student
  • Rank: #2121.
    Wachter Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1107 S 7th St
    Bismarck, ND 58504
    (701) 323-4650

    Grades: 6-8 | 908 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Legacy High School Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3400 Calgary Ave
    Bismarck, ND 58503
    (701) 323-4850

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,189 student
  • Rank: #2323.
    Bismarck High School Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    800 N 8th St
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 323-4800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,145 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    Jeannette Myhre Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    919 S 12th St
    Bismarck, ND 58504
    (701) 323-4200

    Grades: K-5 | 291 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    South Central Alternative High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    406 S Anderson St
    Bismarck, ND 58504
    (701) 323-4520

    Grades: 9-12 | 110 students
  • Rank: #26-3326.- 33.
    Becep Center
    720 N 14th St
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 323-4400

    Grades: PK-K | 318 students
  • Rank: #26-3326.- 33.
    Bismarck Career Academy Vocational School
    1221 College Dr
    Bismarck, ND 58506
    (701) 323-4340

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #26-3326.- 33.
    Bismarck Spec Ed Unit Special Education School
    806 N Washington St
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 323-4028

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #26-3326.- 33.
    Bismarck Technical Center Vocational School
    1200 College Dr
    Bismarck, ND 58506
    (701) 323-4340

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #26-3326.- 33.
    Burleigh County Spec Ed Unit Special Education School
    4007 State St Ste 101
    Bismarck, ND 58503
    (701) 258-6299

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #26-3326.- 33.
    Missouri River Area Career & Technical Center Vocational School
    3001 Memorial Hwy Ste B
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701) 751-4041

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #26-3326.- 33.9101 123rd Ave Ne
    Bismarck, ND 58503
    (701) 673-3119

    Grades: PK-8 | 9 students
  • Rank: #26-3326.- 33.3315 Unviersity Dr
    Bismarck, ND 58504
    (701) 530-0677

    Grades: K-7 | 183 students
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