Prior Lake school information

IndexPrior LakeMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores83%62%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools192,22479,235
Total private schools347724,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Prior Lake are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Prior Lake.
  • 94.3% of people in Prior Lake have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.0% of people in Prior Lake have completed high school.
  • 43.3% of people in Prior Lake have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Prior Lake

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  • Aspen Academy15033 Highway 13 SouthGrades: KG - 08Students: 271 · Ratio: 16:196
  • Edgewood Elementary5304 Westwood Drive SeGrades: PK - KGStudents: 237 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Five Hawks El.16620 Five Hawks Avenue SeGrades: KG - 05Students: 44 · Ratio: 17:178
  • Grainwood El.5061 Minnesota Street SeGrades: KG - 05Students: 388 · Ratio: 17:177
  • Hidden Oaks Middle School15855 Fish Point RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 912 · Ratio: 20:178
  • Jeffers Pond Elementary14800 Jeffers Pass NwGrades: KG - 05Students: 542 · Ratio: 18:186
  • Prior Lake-Savage Area Alc15785 Franklin Trail SeGrades: 09 - 12Students: 48 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Twin Oaks Middle School15860 Fish Point Road SeGrades: 06 - 08Students: 735 · Ratio: 18:173
  • Westwood El.5370 Westwood DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 452 · Ratio: 18:191

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Education level achieved in Prior Lake

IndexPrior LakeMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade94.3%90.4%83.8%
Completed high school94.0%89.2%82.4%
Completed some college77.3%65.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree54.0%43.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors43.3%33.2%29.3%
Completed masters11.2%10.9%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Prior Lake (high school & post-secondary)

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Prior Lake, MN23,95683%21%

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Source: The Prior Lake, MN education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.