Top 10 Best North Dakota Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 28 blue ribbon public schools serving 6,546 students in North Dakota.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in North Dakota are Longfellow Elementary School, Sweetwater Elementary School and Manvel Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
North Dakota blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the North Dakota public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the North Dakota public school average of 26% (majority American Indian).

Best North Dakota Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
20 29th Ave Ne
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 446-5000
Grades: K-5
| 363 students
Rank: #22.
Sweetwater Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1304 2nd Ave Ne
Devils Lake, ND 58301
(701) 662-7630
Grades: 1-4
| 249 students
Rank: #33.
Manvel Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
801 Oldham Ave
Manvel, ND 58256
(701) 696-2212
Grades: PK-8
| 172 students
Rank: #44.
Central Valley High School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1556 Hwy 81 Ne
Buxton, ND 58218
(701) 847-2220
Grades: 7-12
| 87 students
Rank: #55.
Memorial Middle School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
1 Rocket Rd
Minot Afb, ND 58704
(701) 727-3300
Grades: 6-8
| 184 students
Rank: #66.
Central Valley Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1556 Hwy 81 Ne
Buxton, ND 58218
(701) 847-2220
Grades: PK-6
| 125 students
Rank: #77.
William S Gussner Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1509 4th St Ne
Jamestown, ND 58402
(701) 252-3846
Grades: PK-5
| 245 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Harwood Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
110 Freedland Dr
Harwood, ND 58042
(701) 356-2040
Grades: K-5
| 137 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Nathan Twining Middle School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1422 N Louisiana St
Grand Forks Afb, ND 58204
(701) 787-5100
Grades: 6-8
| 82 students
Rank: #1010.
Kindred Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
55 1st Ave S
Kindred, ND 58051
(701) 428-3388
Grades: PK-6
| 485 students
Rank: #1111.
Wyndmere Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
101 Date Ave
Wyndmere, ND 58081
(701) 439-2287
Grades: PK-6
| 138 students
Rank: #1212.
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
| 160 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
New Rockford-sheyenne Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
437 1st Ave N
New Rockford, ND 58356
(701) 947-5036
Grades: PK-6
| 176 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Richland Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
106 Broadway
Abercrombie, ND 58001
(701) 553-8321
Grades: PK-6
| 159 students
Rank: #1515.
Roosevelt Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
305 10th Ave Nw
Mandan, ND 58554
(701) 751-6507
Grades: PK-5
| 275 students
Rank: #1616.
Thompson Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
424 3rd St
Thompson, ND 58278
(701) 599-2765
Grades: PK-6
| 307 students
Rank: #1717.
Freedom Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 26th Ave E
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-5221
Grades: 1-5
| 492 students
Rank: #1818.
Valley-edinburg Elementary School-crystal
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4013 Euclid Ave
Crystal, ND 58222
(701) 657-2163
Grades: 5-8
| 57 students
Rank: #1919.
Carrington Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
232 9th Ave N
Carrington, ND 58421
(701) 652-2739
Grades: PK-6
| 272 students
Rank: #2020.
Wing High School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4th And Main
Wing, ND 58494
(701) 943-2319
Grades: 9-12
| 30 students
Rank: #2121.
Kulm High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
217 2nd Ave Sw
Kulm, ND 58456
(701) 647-2303
Grades: 9-12
| 34 students
Rank: #2222.
Phoenix Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
351 4th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701) 746-2240
Grades: PK-5
| 235 students
Rank: #2323.
Divide County High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
605 Se 4th
Crosby, ND 58730
(701) 965-6392
Grades: 7-12
| 167 students
Rank: #2424.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
510 8th Ave Sw
Valley City, ND 58072
(701) 845-0849
Grades: 4-6
| 225 students
Rank: #2525.
Bob Callies Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
205 2nd Ave Ne
Garrison, ND 58540
(701) 463-2213
Grades: PK-6
| 228 students
Rank: #2626.
Hagan Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2501 29th St W
Williston, ND 58802
(701) 572-4960
Grades: K-4
| 496 students
Rank: #2727.
Watford City Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
300 3rd St Se
Watford City, ND 58854
(701) 444-2985
Grades: PK-6
| 953 students
Wolford High School
401 3rd Ave Sw
Wolford, ND 58385
(701) 583-2387
Grades: 9-12
| 13 students

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