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  • Mesabi East Elementary
  • 601 N 1st St W, Aurora
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 500
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Mesabi East Secondary
  • 601 N 1st St W, Aurora
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 421
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1

Aurora school information

Average Test Scores47%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools22,22479,221
Total private schoolsn/a47724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Aurora, MN educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Aurora public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 11% lower than than the Minnesota average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Aurora public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.9% have completed high school, 14.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Aurora

Completed 8th grade83.3%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college48.8%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.7%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.4%1.3%

Aurora, MN School Districts

Mesabi East School District

There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Aurora. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Aurora, MN schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Aurora, MN, an average of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Aurora schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Aurora, MN schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eveleth, MN3,68557%16%
Gilbert, MN1,73457%16%
Virginia, MN8,59445%8%
Babbitt, MN1,58238%22%
Aurora, MN1,71447%5%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Calico Rock, AR1,71427%45%
Choteau, MT1,71422%55%
Winfield, MO1,71536%26%
Johnson City, TX1,71375%51%
Monteagle, TN1,71550%1%
Aurora, MN1,71447%5%
Source: The Aurora, 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.