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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 19 blue ribbon public elementary schools in North Dakota, serving 5,617 students.
  • These 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.
  • North Dakota blue ribbon public elementary school have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the North Dakota public elementary school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 47% statewide average).
  • The top ranked blue ribbon public elementary schools in North Dakota are Wyndmere Elementary School, Harwood Elementary School and Richland Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the North Dakota public elementary school average of 27% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the North Dakota public elementary school average of 13:1.

Top North Dakota Blue Ribbon Public Elementary Schools (2020)

  • School Location Students Year
  • Bob Callies Elementary School
    205 2nd Ave Ne
    Garrison, ND 58540
    (701)463-2213

    228 students
    Year: 2005
  • Carrington Elementary School
    232 9th Ave N
    Carrington, ND 58421
    (701)652-2739

    272 students
    Year: 2012
  • Central Valley Elementary School
    1556 Hwy 81 Ne
    Buxton, ND 58218
    (701)847-2220

    125 students
    Year: 2018
  • Freedom Elementary School
    401 26th Ave E
    West Fargo, ND 58078
    (701)356-5221

    492 students
    Year: 2018
  • Hagan Elementary School
    2501 29th St W
    Williston, ND 58802
    (701)572-4960

    496 students
    Year: 2008
  • Harwood Elementary School
    110 Freedland Dr
    Harwood, ND 58042
    (701)356-2040

    137 students
    Year: 2019
  • Highland Acres Elementary School
    1200 Prairie Dr
    Bismarck, ND 58501
    (701)323-4160

    160 students
    Year: 2004
  • Kindred Elementary School
    55 1st Ave S
    Kindred, ND 58051
    (701)428-3388

    485 students
    Year: 2017
  • Longfellow Elementary School
    20 29th Ave Ne
    Fargo, ND 58102
    (701)446-5000

    363 students
    Year: 2017
  • Manvel Elementary School
    801 Oldham Ave
    Manvel, ND 58256
    (701)696-2212

    172 students
    Year: 2014
  • New Rockford-sheyenne Elementary School
    437 1st Ave N
    New Rockford, ND 58356
    (701)947-5036

    176 students
    Year: 2019
  • Phoenix Elementary School
    351 4th Ave S
    Grand Forks, ND 58201
    (701)746-2240

    235 students
    Year: 2005
  • Richland Elementary School
    106 Broadway
    Abercrombie, ND 58001
    (701)553-8321

    159 students
    Year: 2018
  • Sweetwater Elementary School
    1304 2nd Ave Ne
    Devils Lake, ND 58301
    (701)662-7630

    249 students
    Year: 2014
  • Thompson Elementary School
    424 3rd St
    Thompson, ND 58278
    (701)599-2765

    307 students
    Year: 2012
  • Washington Elementary School
    510 8th Ave Sw
    Valley City, ND 58072
    (701)845-0849

    225 students
    Year: 2015
  • Watford City Elementary School
    300 3rd St Se
    Watford City, ND 58854
    (701)444-2985

    953 students
    Year: 2005
  • William S Gussner Elementary School
    1509 4th St Ne
    Jamestown, ND 58402
    (701)252-3846

    245 students
    Year: 2013
  • Wyndmere Elementary School
    101 Date Ave
    Wyndmere, ND 58081
    (701)439-2287

    138 students
    Year: 2013
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