2010 City Rankings - Minnesota Elementary Schools

The city rankings were calculated by taking the standardized tests used by Minnesota to determine the proficiency level across varying grades and subjects for elementary schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all elementary schools in each city and ordered from highest to lowest. The tests and subjects used to determine the percentile ranks can be found below. Learn more about how rankings are determined.

MCA-II Exams Used To Determine Rankings

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
Find a City's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2009
10Minnetrista, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 398
93.90 7
12Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 127
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award93.56 6
16Randolph, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 288
92.87 53
17Wayzata, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 513
92.69 29
22Lakeland, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 497
92.16 26
11Mound, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 929
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award92.14 3
26Mazeppa, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 312
91.15 115
32Hanover, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 499
90.28 32
33Viking, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 123
90.18 28
37Edina, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,604
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award89.21 29
39Centerville, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 593
89.18 1
41Iron, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 180
88.92 1
42Battle Lake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 259
88.84 34
91Waconia, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,195
87.34 67
27Annandale, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,144
87.04 2
5Byron, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,208
87.00 31
7Excelsior, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,481
85.42 14
197Plymouth, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,154
Five elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award85.16 193
55Kensington, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 127
85.06 66
62Ruthton, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 258
84.29 10
63Long Lake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 617
84.27 35
58Delano, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,534
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award84.19 3
68Lanesboro, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 180
83.64 48
86Lakefield, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 147
81.50 52
84Avon, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 431
81.32 18
101Blackduck, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 356
80.94 18
90Holdingford, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 550
80.94 15
95Brandon, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 152
80.46 30
97Fisher, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 135
80.36 14
99Luverne, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 571
80.25 74
103Minnesota Lake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 249
79.83 44
105Eden Valley, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 428
79.55 7
59Woodbury, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,422
79.13 43
114Gaylord, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 316
79.06 290
117Victoria, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 650
78.55 49
120Garfield, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 149
78.42 10
121Brooten, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 384
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award78.30 29
146Chanhassen, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,079
78.23 105
126Dassel, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 374
77.74 68
61Lakeville, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,733
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award77.71 54
127Wheaton, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 177
77.61 77
128Lake Crystal, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 435
77.55 137
131Audubon, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 319
77.35 172
134Spring Valley, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 203
77.29 168
133Waverly, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 213
77.29 98
141Wabasha, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 290
76.99 60
137Jackson, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 398
76.55 84
277Glenwood, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 523
76.48 251
140Beaver Creek, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 190
76.27 95
144Karlstad, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 132
75.82 172
147Goodhue, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 376
75.70 176
170Mendota Heights, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,318
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award75.61 151
148Ham Lake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 802
75.50 92
49Chaska, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,932
75.24 11
152Randall, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 139
75.07 1
155Bayport, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 347
74.95 61
322Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 4,959
74.88 265
159Clinton, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 146
74.62 74
160Elko New Market, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 630
74.59 46
368Waseca, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,112
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award74.40 358
191Stewartville, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 807
74.40 34
166Rushford, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 306
74.23 80
167Ada, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 192
74.21 85
66Hugo, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 921
73.99 17
180Verndale, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 253
73.09 50
181Gibbon, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 283
73.03 67
111Minnetonka, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,538
72.96 100
183Scandia, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 440
72.93 110
186Zumbrota, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 394
72.63 46
188Esko, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 616
72.39 99
193Walnut Grove, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 238
71.92 32
93Baxter, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,499
71.87 32
195St. Francis, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 716
71.86 60
196Barnesville, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 453
71.60 51
200Hallock, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 122
71.54 44
199Kenyon, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 273
71.54 148
242Chisago City, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,072
71.48 136
106Eagan, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,363
Two elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award71.10 75
143Stillwater, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,594
71.03 110
113Shoreview, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,110
70.80 100
211Appleton, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 168
70.51 167
212Fosston, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 362
70.39 60
213Caledonia, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 279
70.36 93
217Fertile, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 239
70.11 95
346Prior Lake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,848
70.02 279
218Springfield, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 272
69.94 71
235Dayton, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 558
69.89 103
15Grand Marais, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 227
69.88 326
219Mahtomedi, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 644
69.84 112
224Circle Pines, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 891
69.74 96
225Braham, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 528
69.67 99
226Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 915
69.62 69
227Kimball, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 354
69.54 46
233Maynard, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 186
69.13 129
234Argyle, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 187
69.12 33
138Sartell, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,465
69.04 103
238Frazee, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 512
68.83 42
96St. Michael, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,678
68.76 17
247Winsted, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 184
68.70 55
241Ortonville, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 231
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