Top 5 Best Bismarck Public Middle Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 6 public middle schools serving 3,158 students in Bismarck, ND. The top ranked public middle schools in Bismarck, ND are Manning Elementary School, Naughton Elementary School and Horizon Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bismarck, ND public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the North Dakota public middle school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 48% statewide average). Middle schools in Bismarck have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of North Dakota public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the North Dakota public middle school average of 28% (majority American Indian).

Best Bismarck, ND Public Middle Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Manning Elementary School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10500 Hwy 1804 S
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 223-0082
Grades: K-8
| 14 students
Rank: #22.
Naughton Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9101 123rd Ave Ne
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 673-3119
Grades: PK-8
| 9 students
Rank: #33.
Horizon Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 Ash Coulee Dr
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4550
Grades: 6-8
| 1,034 students
Rank: #44.
Wachter Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1107 S 7th St
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4650
Grades: 6-8
| 908 students
Rank: #55.
Simle Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1215 N 19th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4600
Grades: 6-8
| 1,010 students
3315 Unviersity Dr
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 530-0677
Grades: K-7
| 183 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Bismarck, North Dakota

Bismarck, North Dakota Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
720 N 14th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 221-3450
Grades: K-6
| 138 students
406 South Anderson St
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4230
Grades: K-6
| 116 students
523 N 21st St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4250
Grades: K-5
| 220 students

Recent Articles

Going Green: Should Public Schools Teach Green Lessons?
Going Green: Should Public Schools Teach Green Lessons?
The eco-friendly movement has reached our public schools and charter schools. Learn about how schools are incorporating green education into their curriculum and entire charters.
Abstinence-Only Education: Does it Work?
Abstinence-Only Education: Does it Work?
In light of President Obama’s recent backing of abstinence-only education, we take a look at the numbers to see if this type of sex ed teaching really leads to lower pregnancy and STD rates.
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
August 02, 2021
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
The 2020-21 school year was unlike any other and hopefully not one we’ll repeat anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the face of America’s public education system and we’re still seeing the effects. In this article, we’ll explore the impact of the pandemic on America’s public schools, see how they responded, and talk about some tips for returning to in-person education this fall.