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
343St. Anthony, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 703
68.58 277
344Kasson, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 824
68.37 281
431North Mankato, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 991
68.35 336
435Andover, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,858
68.15 392
337Champlin, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,345
68.12 249
349Erskine, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 236
68.10 269
353Carver, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 191
68.02 252
355Jeffers, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 213
67.94 50
358Albany, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 431
67.63 219
362St. Peter, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 472
67.35 188
202Apple Valley, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,385
67.28 172
367St. Clair, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 330
67.17 140
189Rosemount, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,230
67.06 142
339Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,285
66.97 183
370Heron Lake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 143
66.72 48
378Henning, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 214
65.97 163
380Roseau, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 653
65.86 253
383Sherburn, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 255
65.71 218
385Benson, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 461
65.63 185
386Ulen, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 171
65.49 112
388Breezy Point, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 710
65.37 250
436New Prague, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,137
65.29 310
391Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 751
65.20 215
187Lino Lakes, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,744
65.12 125
305Cokato, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,257
65.09 156
527Elk River, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,390
64.91 359
394Cook, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 217
64.75 67
395Littlefork, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 162
64.72 80
396Clarissa, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 143
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award64.59 130
397Ogema, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 240
64.52 36
400Cromwell, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 152
64.46 258
402Crosslake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 127
64.34 146
369Pipestone, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 565
64.25 233
403Dilworth, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 490
64.21 295
512Blue Earth, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 510
63.90 270
472Cloquet, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,079
63.58 355
592Virginia, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 821
63.43 411
644Maple Grove, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 6,363
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award63.29 619
413Eveleth, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 446
63.23 121
414Hector, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 286
63.21 13
416North Branch, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,045
63.00 229
419Watertown, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 629
62.82 194
308Buffalo, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,805
62.62 98
426Hawley, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 444
62.61 232
424Dawson, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 272
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award62.51 184
427La Crescent, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 472
62.24 249
428Winnebago, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 104
62.02 329
581Rochester, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 17 | Total Enrollment: 7,684
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award61.95 572
256Shakopee, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,474
61.86 165
411Blaine, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,968
61.86 374
432Miltona, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 133
61.72 182
438Becker, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 672
61.38 209
441St. Joseph, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 549
61.32 279
401Houston, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 299
61.00 290
453Mabel, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 141
60.97 232
345Alexandria, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,552
60.67 211
443Hermantown, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,377
60.63 350
450Eyota, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 555
60.52 295
620Savage, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,966
60.19 497
495Northfield, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,770
60.07 386
466Nisswa, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 293
59.92 318
456Mountain Lake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 274
59.81 237
623Farmington, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,307
59.72 533
457Maple Lake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 486
59.71 313
879Roseville, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,792
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award59.45 852
460Barnum, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 435
59.40 255
464Glyndon, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 339
59.34 252
465Fulda, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 149
59.16 381
469Nevis, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 271
58.99 252
471Hancock, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 150
58.94 325
610Wyoming, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,094
58.68 495
473Eagle Lake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 299
58.64 213
507Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,079
58.53 475
477Royalton, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 483
58.12 146
481Gary, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 162
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award57.87 220
529White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 2,800
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award57.86 392
487Osakis, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 417
57.31 289
486Rush City, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 461
57.18 208
490Franklin, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 234
56.91 207
421Bloomington, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 4,866
Two elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award56.72 382
491Carlos, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 149
56.68 156
493Truman, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 146
56.62 167
480Browns Valley, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 125
56.58 211
494Gilbert, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 223
56.57 197
497Underwood, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 308
56.10 188
498Leroy, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 143
55.90 86
649Mankato, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,406
55.82 486
354Foley, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,254
55.67 236
499Rockford, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 755
55.60 271
500Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 490
55.59 328
502Rice, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 313
55.58 158
503Nicollet, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 205
55.50 239
504Trimont, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 117
55.45 134
596Brainerd, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,715
Two elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award55.43 552
522Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,351
55.21 299
515Hendrum, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 154
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award54.72 365
637Oakdale, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,914
54.53 540
298Burnsville, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,606
54.25 138
517Pillager, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 432
53.95 168
519Wells, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 358
53.85 159
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