Top 10 Best Cass County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 63 public schools serving 26,651 students in Cass County, ND (there are 11 private schools, serving 3,084 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Cass County, ND are educated in public schools (compared to the ND state average of 93%).
The top ranked public schools in Cass County, ND are Longfellow Elementary School, Maple Valley Elementary School and Legacy Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cass County, ND public schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the North Dakota public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 43% statewide average). Schools in Cass County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of North Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Dakota public school average of 28% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Best Cass County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
20 29th Ave Ne
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 446-5000
Grades: K-5
| 373 students
Rank: #22.
Maple Valley Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
207 Broadway St
Tower City, ND 58071
(701) 749-2570
Grades: PK-6
| 131 students
Rank: #33.
Legacy Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5150 9th St W
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-3740
Grades: K-5
| 481 students
Rank: #44.
Bennett Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2000 S 58th Ave
Fargo, ND 58104
(701) 446-4000
Grades: K-5
| 637 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Horace Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
50 Ironwood Dr
Horace, ND 58047
(701) 356-2080
Grades: K-5
| 305 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Kindred High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
255 Dakota St
Kindred, ND 58051
(701) 428-3177
Grades: 7-12
| 361 students
Rank: #77.
Kindred Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
55 1st Ave S
Kindred, ND 58051
(701) 428-3388
Grades: PK-6
| 497 students
Rank: #88.
Central Cass Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
802 5th St N
Casselton, ND 58012
(701) 347-5352
Grades: PK-4
| 396 students
Rank: #99.
Maple Valley High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
207 Broadway St
Tower City, ND 58071
(701) 749-2570
Grades: 7-12
| 94 students
Rank: #1010.
Deer Creek Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6400 54th Ave S
Fargo, ND 58104
(701) 356-8390
Grades: K-5
| 392 students
Rank: #1111.
Northern Cass Middle School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
16021 18th St Se
Hunter, ND 58048
(701) 874-2322
Grades: 6-8
| 155 students
Rank: #1212.
North High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
801 17th Ave N
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 446-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,046 students
Rank: #1313.
Discovery Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1717 40th Ave S
Fargo, ND 58104
(701) 446-3300
Grades: 6-8
| 1,024 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Dakota High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1305 9th Ave S
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 446-2800
Grades: 9-12
| 106 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Wheatland Colony School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3361 134th Ave Se
Tower City, ND 58071
(701) 749-5310
Grades: K-8
| 12 students
Rank: #1616.
Westside Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
945 7th Ave W
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-2110
Grades: K-5
| 410 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Ben Franklin Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1420 8th St N
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 446-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 851 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Harwood Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
110 Freedland Dr
Harwood, ND 58042
(701) 356-2040
Grades: K-5
| 132 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Northern Cass Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
16021 18th St Se
Hunter, ND 58048
(701) 874-2322
Grades: PK-5
| 332 students
Rank: #2020.
Hope Page Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
630 May Avenue
Page, ND 58064
(701) 668-2520
Grades: PK-6
| 108 students
Rank: #2121.
Northern Cass High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
16021 18th St Se
Hunter, ND 58048
(701) 874-2322
Grades: 9-12
| 200 students
Rank: #2222.
Heritage Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6350 76th Ave S
Horace, ND 58047
(701) 356-5910
Grades: 6-8
| 463 students
Rank: #2323.
Aurora Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3420 9th St W
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-2130
Grades: K-5
| 536 students
Rank: #2424.
Independence Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3700 54th St S
Fargo, ND 58104
(701) 356-5890
Grades: K-5
| 530 students
Rank: #2525.
Brooks Harbor Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
801 22nd Ave W
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-8310
Grades: K-5
| 493 students
Rank: #2626.
Central Cass Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
802 5th St N
Casselton, ND 58012
(701) 347-5352
Grades: 5-8
| 314 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Clara Barton Hawthorne Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1417 6th St S
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 446-4400
Grades: K-5
| 354 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1725 N Broadway
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 446-5400
Grades: K-5
| 305 students
Rank: #2929.
Kennedy Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4401 42nd St S
Fargo, ND 58104
(701) 446-4200
Grades: K-5
| 442 students
Rank: #3030.
Cheney Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
825 17th Ave E
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-2090
Grades: 6-8
| 1,053 students
Rank: #3131.
South Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
117 6th Ave W
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-2100
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #3232.
Freedom Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 26th Ave E
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-5221
Grades: K-5
| 574 students
Rank: #3333.
Central Cass High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
802 5th St N
Casselton, ND 58012
(701) 347-5352
Grades: 9-12
| 293 students
Rank: #3434.
Centennial Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4201 25th St S
Fargo, ND 58104
(701) 446-4300
Grades: K-5
| 551 students
Rank: #3535.
Fargo Davies High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7150 25th St S
Fargo, ND 58104
(701) 446-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,337 students
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Cass County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1305 9th Ave S
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 446-3000
Grades: 6-7
| 1,043 students
1035 16th St S
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 446-4200
Grades: K-5
| 293 students
207 Main Ave W
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-2000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
115 4th Ave
Davenport, ND 58021
(701) 428-3388
Grades: PK-1
| 104 students
424 9th Ave South
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 241-4858
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
415 North 4th Street
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 446-1000
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Fargo Spec Ed Unit (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
415 4th St N
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 446-1012
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
555 8th Ave South
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 446-4500
Grades: K-2
| 219 students
630 May Ave
Page, ND 58064
(701) 668-2520
Grades: PK-6
| n/a students
1026 10th St North
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 446-5300
Grades: 3-5
| 144 students
300 1st St
Mapleton, ND 58059
(701) 282-4538
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
800 40th Ave East
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-2160
Grades: 8
| n/a students
109 3rd St East
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-2102
Grades: 6-8
| 244 students
400 Dakota Ave Nw
Buffalo, ND 58011
(701) 633-5183
Grades: PK-3
| 67 students
800 40th Ave E
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-2160
Grades: 8
| 97 students
207 Main Ave W
West Fargo, ND 58078
(701) 356-2003
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Cass County, ND?
The top ranked public schools in Cass County, ND include Longfellow Elementary School, Maple Valley Elementary School and Legacy Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Cass County, ND?
63 public schools are located in Cass County, ND.
What percentage of students in Cass County, ND go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Cass County, ND are educated in public schools (compared to the ND state average of 93%).
What is the racial composition of students in Cass County, ND?
Cass County, ND public schools minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Dakota public schools average of 28% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

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