Grand Forks 1 School District

2400 47th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Grand Forks 1 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Dakota for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 7,522 students in Grand Forks 1 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in North Dakota.
Public Schools in Grand Forks 1 School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the North Dakota public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 44% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the North Dakota public school average of 28% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (ND)
# Schools
18 Schools
527 Schools
# Students
7,522 Students
119,760 Students
# Teachers
635 Teachers
9,943 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Grand Forks 1 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 168 school districts in North Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 86% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (ND)
#86 out of 169 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Grand Forks 1  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Grand Forks 1  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
47%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grand Forks 1  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
83%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Grand Forks 1  School District and public school graduation rate of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.54
0.46
# American Indian Students
282 Students
12,729 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
11%
# Asian Students
264 Students
1,638 Students
% Asian Students
3%
1%
# Hispanic Students
724 Students
7,212 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
6%
# Black Students
511 Students
6,049 Students
% Black Students
7%
5%
# White Students
4,967 Students
86,697 Students
% White Students
66%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
314 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
769 Students
5,121 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
115
2,836
# Students in K Grade:
617
9,801
# Students in 1st Grade:
573
9,291
# Students in 2nd Grade:
586
9,271
# Students in 3rd Grade:
530
9,194
# Students in 4th Grade:
577
9,219
# Students in 5th Grade:
542
8,902
# Students in 6th Grade:
564
8,892
# Students in 7th Grade:
568
9,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
567
9,167
# Students in 9th Grade:
606
9,481
# Students in 10th Grade:
586
8,711
# Students in 11th Grade:
553
8,083
# Students in 12th Grade:
538
7,874
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,164 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,988. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,591 is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ND)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$122 MM
$2,154 MM
This chart display total revenue of Grand Forks 1  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$125 MM
$2,154 MM
This chart display total spending of Grand Forks 1  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$16,164
$17,988
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Grand Forks 1  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$16,591
$17,989
This chart display average spending per public school student in Grand Forks 1  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Grand Forks 1 School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
J Nelson Kelly Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3000 Cherry St
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701) 746-2265
Grades: PK-5
| 481 students
Rank: #22.
Nathan Twining Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1422 N Louisiana St
Grand Forks Afb, ND 58204
(701) 787-5100
Grades: PK-5
| 254 students
Rank: #33.
Discovery Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3300 43rd Ave S
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701) 787-4359
Grades: PK-5
| 518 students
Rank: #44.
Nathan Twining Middle School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1422 N Louisiana St
Grand Forks Afb, ND 58204
(701) 787-5100
Grades: 6-8
| 73 students
Rank: #55.
Central High School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
115 N 4th St
Grand Forks, ND 58203
(701) 746-2375
Grades: 9-12
| 1,138 students
Rank: #66.
South Middle School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1999 47th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701) 746-2345
Grades: 6-8
| 577 students
Rank: #77.
Century Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3351 17th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701) 746-2440
Grades: PK-5
| 379 students
Rank: #88.
Red River High School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2211 17th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701) 746-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,054 students
Rank: #99.
Schroeder Middle School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
800 32nd Ave S
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701) 746-2330
Grades: 6-8
| 522 students
Rank: #1010.
Phoenix Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
351 4th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701) 746-2240
Grades: PK-5
| 247 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Ben Franklin Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1016 S 20th St
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701) 746-2250
Grades: PK-5
| 304 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Lewis And Clark Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 13th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701) 746-2285
Grades: PK-5
| 171 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Viking Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
809 22nd Ave S
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701) 746-2300
Grades: K-5
| 310 students
Rank: #1414.
Winship Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1412 5th Ave N
Grand Forks, ND 58203
(701) 746-2325
Grades: PK-5
| 246 students
Rank: #1515.
Lake Agassiz Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
605 Stanford Rd
Grand Forks, ND 58203
(701) 746-2275
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #1616.
Valley Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2100 5th Ave N
Grand Forks, ND 58203
(701) 746-2360
Grades: 6-8
| 527 students
Rank: #1717.
Wilder Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1009 N 3rd St
Grand Forks, ND 58203
(701) 746-2320
Grades: PK-5
| 173 students
Rank: #1818.
Community Alternative High School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Stanford Rd Ste B
Grand Forks, ND 58203
(701) 795-2777
Grades: 9-12
| 91 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Grand Forks 1 School District?
Grand Forks 1 School District manages 18 public schools serving 7,522 students.
What is the rank of Grand Forks 1 School District?
Grand Forks 1 School District is ranked #89 out of 168 school districts in North Dakota (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of North Dakota school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Grand Forks 1 School District?
66% of Grand Forks 1 School District students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, 4% of students are American Indian, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Grand Forks 1 School District?
Grand Forks 1 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is equal to the North Dakota state average of 12:1.
What is Grand Forks 1 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,591 is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 18 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,522 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : 83% (Top 30% in ND)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ND Dept. of Education

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