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Avg. test scores 2%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 39%

Brainerd school information

IndexBrainerdMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores50%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools182,22479,221
Total private schools247724,874
Total post-secondary schools11407,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Brainerd are 2% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Brainerd
  • 87.2% of people in Brainerd have completed 8th grade
  • 85.9% of people in Brainerd have completed high school
  • 18.4% of people in Brainerd have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Brainerd

      IndexBrainerdMinnesotaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.2%90.5%84.3%
      Completed high school85.9%89.5%83.0%
      Completed some college61.0%66.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.6%45.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.4%34.2%30.3%
      Completed masters6.1%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.7%3.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.4%1.3%

      Brainerd, MN School Districts

      • Brainerd Public School District

      There are a total of 18 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Brainerd. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Brainerd, MN schools is 50%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Brainerd, MN, an average of 87.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Nisswa, MN2,13582%67%
      Baxter, MN7,85874%49%
      Pillager, MN48256%15%
      Crosby, MN2,53756%14%
      Brainerd, MN13,44050%2%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Stony Brook, NY13,43770%42%
      Druid Hills, GA13,44443%13%
      Hidalgo, TX13,44967%37%
      North Mankato, MN13,45174%49%
      Greenwich, CT13,42966%33%
      Brainerd, MN13,44050%2%
      Source: The Brainerd, 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.