Albert Lea school information

IndexAlbert LeaMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores42%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools82,22479,221
Total private schools147724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Albert Lea, MN educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Albert Lea public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 19% lower than than the Minnesota average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Albert Lea public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.6% have completed high school, 16.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Albert Lea are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Albert Lea.
  • 84.7% of people in Albert Lea have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.6% of people in Albert Lea have completed high school.
  • 16.7% of people in Albert Lea have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Albert Lea

IndexAlbert LeaMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade84.7%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school81.6%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college51.5%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.1%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Albert Lea (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Northwood, IA1,93181%64%
Alden, MN69361%23%
Glenville, MN56437%25%
Albert Lea, MN17,77542%14%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arcata, CA17,77549%1%
Dumont, NJ17,78858%17%
Central Point, OR17,79348%3%
Maumelle, AR17,79531%36%
Live Oak, CA17,74948%3%
Albert Lea, MN17,77542%14%
Source: The Albert Lea, 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.