Bismarck 1 School District

806 N Washington St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Bismarck 1 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Dakota for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public elementary schools serving 9,384 students in Bismarck 1 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in North Dakota.
Public Elementary Schools in Bismarck 1 School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the North Dakota public elementary school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 44% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the North Dakota public elementary school average of 29% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (ND)
# Schools
29 Schools
333 Schools
# Students
13,755 Students
80,350 Students
# Teachers
906 Teachers
6,645 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Bismarck 1 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 168 school districts in North Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 88% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (ND)
#83 out of 169 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bismarck 1  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
43%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bismarck 1  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bismarck 1  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
86%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bismarck 1  School District and public school graduation rate of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.39
0.48
# American Indian Students
1,014 Students
8,762 Students
% American Indian Students
7%
11%
# Asian Students
142 Students
1,129 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
537 Students
4,969 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
6%
# Black Students
393 Students
4,268 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
10,698 Students
57,269 Students
% White Students
78%
71%
# Hawaiian Students
112 Students
210 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
859 Students
3,743 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
312
2,014
# Students in K Grade:
1,096
9,571
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,071
9,291
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,004
9,271
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,011
9,194
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,028
9,219
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,008
8,902
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,004
8,892
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,038
6,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,124
6,828
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,110
170
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,058
112
# Students in 11th Grade:
979
97
# Students in 12th Grade:
912
100
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,847 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,988. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,659 is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ND)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$218 MM
$2,154 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bismarck 1  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$215 MM
$2,154 MM
This chart display total spending of Bismarck 1  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$15,847
$17,988
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bismarck 1  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$15,659
$17,989
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bismarck 1  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Bismarck 1 School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Prairie Rose Elementary School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2200 Oahe Bend
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4280
Grades: K-5
| 117 students
Rank: #22.
Highland Acres Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1200 Prairie Dr
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4160
Grades: K-5
| 195 students
Rank: #33.
Victor Solheim Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
325 Munich Dr
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4260
Grades: K-5
| 532 students
Rank: #44.
Sunrise Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3800 Nickerson Ave
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4300
Grades: K-5
| 650 students
Rank: #55.
Liberty Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5400 Onyx Dr
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4320
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #66.
Centennial Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2800 Ithica Dr
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4290
Grades: K-5
| 467 students
Rank: #77.
Horizon Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 Ash Coulee Dr
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4550
Grades: 6-8
| 1,065 students
Rank: #88.
Roosevelt Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
613 W Avenue B
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4240
Grades: K-5
| 117 students
Rank: #99.
Robert Place Miller Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1989 N 20th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4170
Grades: K-5
| 411 students
Rank: #1010.
Northridge Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1727 N 3rd St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4210
Grades: K-5
| 431 students
Rank: #1111.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3320 Mccurry Way
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4310
Grades: K-5
| 653 students
Rank: #1212.
Grimsrud Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
716 W St Benedict Dr
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4150
Grades: K-5
| 282 students
Rank: #1313.
Rita Murphy Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
611 N 31st St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4190
Grades: K-5
| 574 students
Rank: #1414.
Simle Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1218 Simle Dr
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4600
Grades: 6-8
| 1,025 students
Rank: #1515.
Dorothy Moses Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1312 Columbia Dr
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4180
Grades: K-5
| 331 students
Rank: #1616.
Wachter Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1107 S 7th St
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4650
Grades: 6-8
| 1,066 students
Rank: #1717.
Pioneer Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Braman Ave
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4220
Grades: K-5
| 276 students
Rank: #1818.
Will-moore Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 E Avenue E
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4270
Grades: K-5
| 232 students
Rank: #1919.
Jeannette Myhre Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
919 S 12th St
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4200
Grades: K-5
| 285 students
Rank: n/an/a
806 N Washington St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4101
Grades: K-5
| 41 students
Rank: n/an/a
806 N Washington St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4101
Grades: 6-8
| 10 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 29 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 13,755 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 86% (Top 20% in ND)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ND Dept. of Education

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