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
883Minneota, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 232
42.04 440
884Cleveland, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 210
41.86 516
885Greenbush, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 116
41.75 690
887Upsala, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 212
41.69 644
860Montevideo, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 644
41.60 619
889Montrose, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 353
41.59 534
890Mora, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 529
41.55 510
895Ogilvie, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 279
41.35 544
897Medford, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 448
41.27 488
901Spring Grove, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 160
41.27 698
898Grove City, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 125
41.26 510
944New Ulm, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,078
41.22 695
900Deer River, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 463
41.11 588
988Moorhead, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,485
40.90 720
902Glenville, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 157
40.76 535
903Staples, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 374
40.75 670
905Morris, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 587
40.72 818
904Sauk Centre, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 429
40.72 590
906Silver Bay, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 163
40.62 511
907St. Charles, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 584
40.59 562
1003Golden Valley, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,685
40.56 917
914Le Sueur, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 437
39.93 567
915Pelican Rapids, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 451
39.90 508
916Moose Lake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 381
39.88 623
917Hayfield, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 302
39.73 788
918Mcgregor, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 200
39.68 627
1042Finlayson, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 441
39.62 942
921Hill City, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 141
39.37 752
998Albert Lea, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,674
39.32 792
528Hutchinson, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 987
39.29 446
927Ellendale, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 488
38.86 609
930Bovey, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 414
38.75 744
747Maplewood, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,884
38.60 556
931Cohasset, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 267
38.55 562
934Canby, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 249
38.30 679
936Brewster, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 156
38.24 562
935Elgin, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 322
38.24 659
938Dodge Center, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 545
38.07 610
939Cottonwood, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 348
38.00 554
924Hopkins, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,293
37.59 671
943Keewatin, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 316
37.28 661
1119Winona, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 2,154
37.25 915
947Ashby, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 145
36.94 550
949Zimmerman, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 578
36.90 638
950Plainview, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 469
36.52 585
1025Perham, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 913
36.48 727
951International Falls, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 653
36.42 522
953Onamia, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 338
36.31 581
1065Fridley, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,665
36.05 827
911Windom, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 648
35.83 728
1017South St. Paul, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,742
35.62 716
960Bertha, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 198
35.51 525
963Wanamingo, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 320
35.03 644
965Red Lake Falls, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 193
34.58 543
966Wabasso, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 185
34.49 799
967Newport, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 251
34.48 550
969Plummer, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 205
34.17 772
971Northome, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 105
34.00 584
972St. Paul Park, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 398
33.95 562
974Aurora, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 520
33.85 580
964St. Cloud, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,412
33.44 848
1032Faribault, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,786
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award33.30 696
984Clearbrook, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 252
32.48 646
1067Austin, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,783
32.21 780
989Mountain Iron, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 287
32.15 613
992Melrose, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 544
31.95 571
996Milaca, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 961
31.55 558
1000Alden, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 257
31.36 668
956North St. Paul, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,252
30.71 649
1011Fairmont, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 499
30.68 707
1007Hinckley, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 472
30.57 699
1006Motley, 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 Award30.57 590
1008Bird Island, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 365
30.54 605
1013Butterfield, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 126
30.51 617
1010Little Canada, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 355
30.14 608
1015Wadena, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 523
29.92 615
1018Edgerton, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 151
29.63 698
1022Coleraine, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 360
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award28.33 712
1024Sebeka, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 241
28.19 600
1026New York Mills, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 376
28.08 705
1027Echo, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 179
28.05 600
983Isanti, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 665
27.83 599
1030Silver Lake, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 486
27.16 664
1031Lynd, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 114
27.13 648
1033Deerwood, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 601
26.42 628
1040Isle, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 279
26.09 610
1084West St. Paul, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,325
25.43 745
1051Janesville, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 175
24.79 689
1052Breckenridge, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 385
24.74 766
1161St. Paul, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 63 | Total Enrollment: 25,268
23.82 1146
1055Laporte, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 137
23.80 640
1057Floodwood, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 160
23.20 678
1129Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 6,595
22.78 1059
1097Chisholm, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 433
21.92 699
1068Columbia Heights, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 948
21.82 643
1064Bagley, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 536
21.30 682
1193Minneapolis, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 67 | Total Enrollment: 26,412
20.33 1181
1070Atwater, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 243
20.23 659
1045St. James, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 546
19.70 728
1073Waite Park, Minnesota
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 551
19.61 634
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