North Dakota Schools

  • NORTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
  • 600 E BOULEVARD AVENUE
  • BISMARCK, ND 58505
  • (701) 328-2260
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in North Dakota, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

North Dakota School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate83.8%8
Dropout Rate2.4%7
Per Pupil Spending$8,71138
Students Per Teacher11.62
Number of Schools53243
Number of Students94,72848
Number of (FTE) Teachers8,18148

North Dakota Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment94,72811.6
Prekindergarten Students1,2629.3
Kindergarten Students7,21715.4
1st Grade Students6,746-
2nd Grade Students6,750-
3rd Grade Students6,539-
4th Grade Students6,812-
5th Grade Students6,965-
6th Grade Students7,077-
7th Grade Students7,223-
8th Grade Students7,364-
9th Grade Students7,687-
10th Grade Students7,856-
11th Grade Students7,622-
12th Grade Students7,608-
Ungraded Students--
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers8,18111.6
Prekindergarten Teachers1359.3
Kindergarten Teachers46815.4
Elementary Teachers4,529-
Secondary Teachers3,049-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes-1.0
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides2,062
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors124
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors283
Elementary160
Secondary123
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians193
Library Support Staff195
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff4,598
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators468
LEA Administrative Support Staff152
School Administrators409
School Administrative Support Staff311
Student Support Services529
Other Support Services Staff2,729

North Dakota State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$1,056,726,202-
Total Local Revenues$511,180,85648.4%
Property Tax$413,116,77139.1%
Non-Property Tax$6,247,4370.6%
Local Government Property Tax--
Local Government Non-Property Tax$1,452,5700.1%
Individual Tuition$577,0310.05%
Tuition From LEAs$36,686,7483.5%
Individual Transportation Fees$313,4420.03%
Transportation Fees From LEAs$44,9030.00%
Earnings on Investments$12,325,8361.2%
Food Service$22,037,1672.1%
Student Activities$23,759,5972.2%
Textbooks--
Summer School$188,5990.02%
Other Revenues$31,162,4062.9%
Intermediate Revenues$16,547,6021.6%
Total State Revenues$383,230,97236.3%
Total Federal Revenues$145,766,77213.8%
Direct Grants$37,624,9693.6%
Revenues Through State$100,452,9529.5%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies$7,212,0440.7%
Other Sources$476,8070.05%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$886,317,147-
Total Instructional Expenditures$515,143,58658.1%
Salaries$369,246,41641.7%
Teacher Salaries - Regular$257,536,18529.1%
Teacher Salaries - Special Education$63,820,8247.2%
Teacher Salaries - Vocational$21,686,8092.4%
Teacher Salaries - Other$26,202,5983.0%
Employee Benefits$104,249,18311.8%
Purchased Services$14,568,0961.6%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools$1,013,1490.1%
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State$49,906,4795.6%
Supplies$23,605,4951.1%
Property$2,461,2470.3%
Other--
Textbooks--
Salaries$149,254,85716.8%
Student Support$24,513,3022.8%
Instructional Staff Support$16,323,9161.8%
General Administration Support$21,753,6442.5%
School Administration Support$32,476,7603.7%
Operation & Maintenance Support$29,193,3013.3%
Student Transportation Support$12,883,7191.5%
Other Support$12,110,2151.4%
Employee Benefits$42,268,5794.8%
Student Support$6,851,2580.8%
Instructional Staff Support$5,235,5960.6%
General Administration Support$7,686,0150.9%
School Administration Support$9,350,8741.1%
Operation & Maintenance Support$7,755,4010.9%
Student Transportation Support$2,246,5370.3%
Other Support$3,142,8980.4%
Purchased Services$53,234,3076.0%
Student Support$4,422,8970.5%
Instructional Staff Support$3,514,6200.4%
General Administration Support$6,894,2670.8%
School Administration Support$1,292,9830.1%
Operation & Maintenance Support$18,652,9062.1%
Student Transportation Support$14,772,8661.7%
Other Support$3,683,7680.4%
Supplies$47,377,1125.3%
Student Support$1,064,2470.1%
Instructional Staff Support$3,147,3270.4%
General Administration Support$1,352,2170.2%
School Administration Support$369,6120.04%
Operation & Maintenance Support$29,397,7073.3%
Student Transportation Support$10,439,3361.2%
Other Support$1,606,6660.2%
Property$20,838,5092.4%
Student Support$850,8390.10%
Instructional Staff Support$2,672,3640.3%
General Administration Support$758,1870.09%
School Administration Support$149,9730.02%
Operation & Maintenance Support$5,937,6020.7%
Student Transportation Support$7,614,9050.9%
Other Support$2,854,6390.3%
Other$6,148,4000.7%
Student Support$140,3130.02%
Instructional Staff Support$315,4160.04%
General Administration Support$3,091,0620.3%
School Administration Support$247,0870.03%
Operation & Maintenance Support$533,6880.06%
Student Transportation Support$527,4310.06%
Other Support$1,293,4030.1%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$72,890,3068.2%
Food Services$46,790,5645.3%
Salaries$15,235,1771.7%
Employee Benefits$3,101,4000.3%
Purchased Services$1,170,2960.1%
Supplies$26,753,6583.0%
Property--
Other$530,0330.06%
Enterprise$26,099,7422.9%
Salaries$1,586,4680.2%
Employee Benefits$409,0490.05%
Purchased Services$5,618,1380.6%
Supplies$13,217,5331.5%
Property--
Other$5,268,5540.6%

North Dakota State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian 47.0%
Asian 85.9%
Hispanic 63.7%
Black 95.1%
White 87.8%
Total 83.8%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 357
Asian 55
Hispanic 79
Black 98
White 6,410
Total 6,999
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian -
Asian -
Hispanic -
Black -
White -
Total -
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 79
Asian 3
Hispanic 7
Black 6
White 302
Total 411
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 9841.0%
Grade 101852.3%
Grade 112593.3%
Grade 122262.9%
Grades 9-12 Total7542.4%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian227.3%
Asian-4.5%
Hispanic34.4%
Black-3.9%
White591.8%
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male4162.6%
Female3382.2%
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
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Alexander2726.9$26,042
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Anamoose2849.1$28,438
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Ashley21318.4$18,015
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Beach22929.6$28,977
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Belcourt51,6698.3$12,880
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Belfield32358.8$27,619
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Berthold226813.6$35,000
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Beulah368213.6$45,256
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Bismarck3510,91414.2$39,422
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Bottineau361011.2$29,022
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Bowbells2666.8$30,455
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Bowman238910.5$31,645
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Buxton221710.7$40,694
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Cando225311.4$31,989
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Carrington354114.0$31,197
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Casselton381813.6$43,259
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Cavalier339211.5$35,667
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Center21987.9$41,406
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Cooperstown227411.6$28,705
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Crosby32349.1$26,382
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Devils Lake101,74211.0$31,250
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Dickinson152,62514.2$31,542
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Drake2798.6$22,813
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Drayton21407.5$37,344
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Dunseith24459.9$17,917
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Edgeley322210.4$29,000
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Edinburg21078.4$28,500
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Elgin21458.3$22,391
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Ellendale231811.2$22,850
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Enderlin231211.1$32,589
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Fairmount21208.7$37,143
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Fargo3310,85313.4$35,510
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Fessenden21358.9$31,750
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Finley21527.6$32,917
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Flasher220211.4$20,313
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Fordville2655.3$26,786
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Forman223710.3$36,875
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Fort Totten21547.3$15,395
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Fort Yates31664.6$25,500
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Gackle2826.2$22,875
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Garrison233211.6$28,843
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Glen Ullin21558.7$27,688
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Glenburn324710.0$34,375
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Goodrich2262.9$23,500
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Grafton58908.8$33,231
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Grand Forks226,58511.7$34,194
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Grand Forks Afb34139.9$36,414
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Granville21378.3$24,444
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Grenora2806.5$26,250
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Gwinner223211.0$44,000
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Halliday3643.7$21,500
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Hankinson32985.7$28,125
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Harvey340212.6$33,017
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Hatton21899.0$27,031
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Hazelton21338.5$17,778
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Hazen458811.2$44,028
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Hebron31698.3$22,283
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Hettinger228710.1$27,689
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Hillsboro240412.1$33,516
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Hunter354313.9$38,750
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Inkster322611.3$24,107
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Jamestown152,18511.0$31,500
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Kenmare229610.6$30,057
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Kensal2465.4$20,625
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Killdeer23749.7$32,750
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Kindred257614.6$43,250
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Kulm2957.2$25,125
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Lakota21957.0$26,940
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Lamoure431511.9$30,781
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Langdon437912.5$28,839
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Larimore346012.2$33,292
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Leeds21508.7$31,953
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Lidgerwood218010.9$25,887
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Lignite2834.8$20,833
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Linton331212.5$25,750
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Lisbon362413.4$38,024
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Maddock21709.3$23,636
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Mandan163,27512.8$38,182
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Mandaree21827.7$24,167
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Mapleton2893.2$39,038
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Max21617.8$27,321
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Mayville352711.5$34,635
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Mcclusky2996.4$21,731
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Medina21608.1$22,059
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Milnor32419.2$35,789
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Minnewaukan222611.0$27,250
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Minot256,27013.2$32,218
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Minot Afb380512.8$32,255
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Minto22158.9$34,643
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Mohall228911.5$30,139
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Montpelier21007.4$26,250
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Mott323515.5$27,583
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Munich2866.1$25,156
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Napoleon325013.3$28,167
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New England21438.0$30,764
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New Rockford33285.4$28,042
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New Salem231912.7$26,848
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New Town375412.6$29,524
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Newburg2684.8$23,750
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Northwood223610.1$33,000
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Oakes248014.4$30,263
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Park River240712.2$30,347
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Parshall227310.9$24,500
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Pembina2655.6$55,536
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Powers Lake2936.1$27,143
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Ray219211.1$31,563
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Rock Lake2363.5-
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Rogers21463.7$41,250
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Rolette21295.8$27,500
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Rolla22409.8$32,222
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Rugby457112.8$25,482
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Sawyer21328.3$30,750
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Scranton21398.5$32,500
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Selfridge2625.3$24,375
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South Heart22019.3$35,750
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St. John235312.3$26,250
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St. Thomas2974.7$31,094
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Stanley242011.0$23,993
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Starkweather2867.2$28,750
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Steele231312.0$27,841
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Strasburg214010.0$25,417
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Surrey235011.2$43,403
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Tappen2816.3$31,625
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Thompson240711.6$54,514
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Tioga229112.5$29,740
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Towner219410.0$25,536
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Trenton21749.2-
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Turtle Lake21617.3$26,618
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Underwood21838.3$35,250
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Valley City71,0879.2$28,050
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Velva237811.3$27,738
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Wahpeton71,20810.8$33,471
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Walhalla230410.6$31,875
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Warwick225510.6$10,625
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Washburn227112.7$40,789
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Watford City354413.8$29,688
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West Fargo126,33513.4$44,542
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Westhope21207.7$26,964
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White Shield21305.6$15,625
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Williston122,50012.1$29,962
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Wilton222311.4$34,583
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Wimbledon21548.6$34,107
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Wing2966.4$14,688
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Wishek220211.2$30,208
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Wolford2504.7$37,500
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Wyndmere22119.7$42,143
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Zeeland2524.6$18,000
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