Elk River school information

IndexElk RiverMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores58%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:116:116:1
Total public schools122,22479,221
Total private schools547724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Elk River, MN educational system consists of 12 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Elk River public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 12% higher than than the Minnesota average and 19% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elk River public schools is 21:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.9% have completed high school, 30.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elk River are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Elk River.
  • 93.3% of people in Elk River have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.9% of people in Elk River have completed high school.
  • 30.8% of people in Elk River have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elk River

IndexElk RiverMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade93.3%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college70.1%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.3%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.8%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Elk River (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hanover, MN3,06483%68%
Dayton, MN5,03177%55%
Andover, MN31,90675%52%
Rogers, MN12,28474%50%
Albertville, MN7,28674%49%
Elk River, MN23,74358%19%

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Elk River, MN23,74358%19%
Source: The Elk River, MN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.