Top 3 Best Nelson County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 458 students in Nelson County, ND. Nelson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Nelson County, ND are Lakota Elementary School, Dakota Prairie Elementary School and Lakota High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Nelson County, ND public schools have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the North Dakota public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Nelson County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of North Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the North Dakota public school average of 27% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Best Nelson County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lakota Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
316 E Ave East
Lakota, ND 58344
(701) 247-2955
Grades: PK-6
| 96 students
Rank: #22.
Dakota Prairie Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
101 Nyhus Ave
Mcville, ND 58254
(701) 322-4771
Grades: PK-6
| 164 students
Rank: #33.
Lakota High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 Main St N
Lakota, ND 58344
(701) 247-2992
Grades: 7-12
| 66 students
Rank: #44.
Dakota Prairie High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
518 4th St
Petersburg, ND 58272
(701) 345-8233
Grades: 7-12
| 132 students

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