Top 3 Best Nelson County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 451 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 Dakota Prairie Elementary School, Lakota 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 51% (versus the North Dakota public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Nelson County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of North Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the North Dakota public school average of 26% (majority American Indian).

Best Nelson County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Dakota Prairie Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    101 Nyhus Ave
    Mcville, ND 58254
    (701) 322-4771

    Grades: PK-6 | 163 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Lakota Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    316 E Ave East
    Lakota, ND 58344
    (701) 247-2955

    Grades: PK-6 | 88 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Lakota High School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    500 Main St N
    Lakota, ND 58344
    (701) 247-2992

    Grades: 7-12 | 73 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Dakota Prairie High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    518 4th St
    Petersburg, ND 58272
    (701) 345-8233

    Grades: 7-12 | 127 students
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