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For the 2021 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 12,442 students in Fargo, ND. Fargo has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Fargo, ND are Longfellow Elementary School, Bennett Elementary School and Centennial Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Fargo, ND public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the North Dakota public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Fargo have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of North Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Dakota public school average of 26% (majority American Indian).

Top Fargo, ND Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Longfellow Elementary School Math: 75-79% | 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.
    Bennett Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2000 S 58th Ave
    Fargo, ND 58104
    (701) 446-4000

    Grades: K-5 | 478 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Centennial Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4201 25th St S
    Fargo, ND 58104
    (701) 446-4300

    Grades: K-5 | 540 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Discovery Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1717 40th Ave S
    Fargo, ND 58104
    (701) 446-3300

    Grades: 6-8 | 987 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Kennedy Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4401 42nd St S
    Fargo, ND 58104
    (701) 446-4200

    Grades: K-5 | 527 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Clara Barton Hawthorne Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1417 6th St S
    Fargo, ND 58103
    (701) 446-4400

    Grades: K-5 | 392 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Ben Franklin Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1420 8th St N
    Fargo, ND 58102
    (701) 446-3600

    Grades: 6-8 | 807 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Washington Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1725 N Broadway
    Fargo, ND 58102
    (701) 446-5400

    Grades: K-5 | 382 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Horace Mann Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1025 3rd St N
    Fargo, ND 58102
    (701) 446-4600

    Grades: K-5 | 353 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    North High School Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    801 17th Ave N
    Fargo, ND 58102
    (701) 446-2400

    Grades: 9-12 | 898 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Fargo Davies High School Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7150 25th St S
    Fargo, ND 58104
    (701) 446-5600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,261 student
  • Rank: #1212.
    Independence Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3700 54th St S
    Fargo, ND 58104
    (701) 356-5890

    Grades: K-5 | 521 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Carl Ben Eielson Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1601 13th Ave S
    Fargo, ND 58103
    (701) 446-1700

    Grades: 6-8 | 758 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Mckinley Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2930 8th St N
    Fargo, ND 58102
    (701) 446-5200

    Grades: K-5 | 181 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Ed Clapp Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3131 S 28th St
    Fargo, ND 58103
    (701) 446-2900

    Grades: K-5 | 504 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Eagles Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3502 University Dr
    Fargo, ND 58104
    (701) 446-3900

    Grades: K-5 | 323 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Lincoln Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2120 9th St S
    Fargo, ND 58103
    (701) 446-4900

    Grades: K-5 | 401 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    South High School Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1840 15th Ave S
    Fargo, ND 58103
    (701) 446-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,034 student
  • Rank: #1919.
    Lewis And Clark Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1729 16th St S
    Fargo, ND 58103
    (701) 446-4800

    Grades: K-5 | 495 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1701 4th Ave S
    Fargo, ND 58103
    (701) 446-4700

    Grades: K-5 | 360 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Madison Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1040 N 29th St
    Fargo, ND 58102
    (701) 446-5100

    Grades: K-5 | 126 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Woodrow Wilson Alternative High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1305 9th Ave S
    Fargo, ND 58103
    (701) 446-2800

    Grades: 9-12 | 150 students
  • Rank: #23-2623.- 26.1305 9th Ave S
    Fargo, ND 58103
    (701) 446-3100

    Grades: PK | 119 students
  • Rank: #23-2623.- 26.
    Fargo Spec Ed Unit Special Education School
    415 4th St N
    Fargo, ND 58102
    (701) 446-1012

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #23-2623.- 26.5550 44th Ave S
    Fargo, ND 58104
    (701) 356-2190

    Grades: PK-2 | 482 students
  • Rank: #23-2623.- 26.4901 15th Ave S
    Fargo, ND 58103
    (701) 356-2000

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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