2010 City Rankings - Minnesota High 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 high schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all high 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.

GRAD Exams Used To Determine Rankings

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing
Find a City's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2009
2Edina, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,857
98.54
3Arden Hills, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,781
98.01 4
4Dawson, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 244
97.81 60
5Mahtomedi, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,181
96.86 9
7Maple Grove, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,766
96.85 2
6Esko, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 546
96.63 7
13Hallock, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 143
95.65 83
9Stephen, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 161
95.39 35
10Long Lake, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 888
95.34 6
11Eagan, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,261
95.26
14Byron, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 524
94.33 2
15Minnetrista, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 876
93.86 7
16Badger, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 102
93.73 1
19Cottonwood, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 243
92.98 170
17Lakeville, Minnesota
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,623
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award92.53 7
22St. Anthony, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 668
91.84 3
23Hector, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 342
91.26 190
26Delano, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 783
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award90.74 22
28Battle Lake, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 250
90.43 126
46Eden Prairie, Minnesota
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,545
90.36 28
29Hancock, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 114
90.36 262
30Fertile, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 221
90.23 35
32Kasson, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 574
89.73 36
34Hawley, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 429
89.58 12
36Sartell, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,020
89.40 5
35Kenyon, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 259
89.38 169
38Ellsworth, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 101
88.92 139
39Cokato, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 672
88.72
43Hermantown, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 675
88.11 6
44Nevis, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 255
88.06 98
45Zumbrota, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 362
88.01 13
47Norwood Young America, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 342
87.41 68
49Ada, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 277
86.99 5
50Caledonia, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 343
86.65 17
51Alexandria, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 926
86.60 13
52Twin Valley, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 163
86.25 73
115Minnetonka, Minnesota
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,650
86.09 109
53Rosemount, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,070
86.00 23
54Virginia, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 755
85.93 2
55New Prague, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,136
85.65 14
56Waseca, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 614
85.62
57Andover, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,682
85.53 28
58Eyota, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 327
85.37 37
59New Ulm, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 947
85.10 13
60Slayton, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 350
84.92 11
61Lindstrom, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,147
84.79 71
62St. Charles, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 420
84.67 40
63Hills, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 158
84.65 44
69Savage, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,133
84.65 16
64North Branch, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,105
84.64 13
66Watertown, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 507
84.47 24
67Minneota, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 237
84.12 17
68La Crescent, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 508
84.11 51
70Forest Lake, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,655
83.90 24
71Cold Spring, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 822
83.63 52
72Eden Valley, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 412
83.43 20
73Morris, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 472
83.16 37
74Glenwood, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 352
83.05 46
75Arlington, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 273
83.02 143
76Pine Island, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 351
82.90 10
40Apple Valley, Minnesota
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,018
82.81 14
77Waconia, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 982
82.68 29
78Chaska, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,533
82.52 51
79Albany, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 499
82.43 12
12Plymouth, Minnesota
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 5,299
82.25 8
80Ashby, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 125
82.07 152
81Montgomery, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 450
81.77 40
82Upsala, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 211
81.75 63
83Barrett, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 355
81.49 109
84Barnesville, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 351
81.27 54
86Circle Pines, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,211
80.87 52
87Greenbush, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 147
80.82 177
88St. Michael, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,348
80.14 1
90Benson, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 464
79.88 33
91Lester Prairie, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 184
79.74 37
92Howard Lake, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 364
79.40 49
93Madison, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 432
79.23 23
94Litchfield, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 565
79.18 10
99Red Wing, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 879
78.96 19
95Perham, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 510
78.90 14
96Owatonna, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,558
78.63 2
97Stewartville, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 517
78.43 46
349Woodbury, Minnesota
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,819
78.41 348
98Lamberton, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 258
78.23 66
100Brainerd, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,972
77.94 22
101Marshall, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 782
77.87 4
102Holdingford, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 479
77.52 79
103Ivanhoe, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 150
77.39 28
104Wheaton, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 240
77.29 163
117Buffalo, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,805
76.77 27
107Halstad, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 117
76.69 76
108Nicollet, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 155
76.69 82
118Jackson, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 348
76.66 43
110Wabasso, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 215
76.54 10
111Paynesville, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 310
76.51 38
112Plainview, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 519
76.41 67
113Hibbing, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,123
76.23 4
114Annandale, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 565
76.21 11
116Windom, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 285
76.11 5
119Moorhead, Minnesota
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,610
76.03 39
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