Grand Forks school information

IndexGrand ForksNorth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores46%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:112:116:1
Total public schools1827279,221
Total private schools44724,874
Total post-secondary schools3307,963
The Grand Forks, ND educational system consists of 18 public schools, 4 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Grand Forks public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 9% higher than than the North Dakota average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Grand Forks public schools is 13:1, compared to 12:1 in North Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.0% have completed high school, 35.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Grand Forks are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Grand Forks.
  • 90.7% of people in Grand Forks have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.0% of people in Grand Forks have completed high school.
  • 35.0% of people in Grand Forks have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Grand Forks

sort by
min score 0

Find Real Estate Listings In Grand Forks


New Real Estate Listings In Grand Forks

Compare Grand Forks, ND Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Grand Forks

IndexGrand ForksNorth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade90.7%90.7%84.3%
Completed high school90.0%88.3%83.0%
Completed some college69.4%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.9%41.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.0%28.2%30.3%
Completed masters12.4%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Grand Forks (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Manvel, ND39062%26%
Fisher, MN46258%17%
Thompson, ND1,19653%8%
East Grand Forks, MN8,63653%7%
Grand Forks, ND55,83146%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Peters, MO55,82067%37%
Corvallis, OR55,76663%27%
Manhattan, KS55,90952%6%
Kettering, OH55,72085%72%
Pflugerville, TX55,71280%63%
Grand Forks, ND55,83146%7%
Source: The Grand Forks, ND 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.