Brooklyn Center school information

IndexBrooklyn CenterMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores35%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools132,22479,221
Total private schools147724,874
Total post-secondary schools21407,963
The Brooklyn Center, MN educational system consists of 13 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Brooklyn Center public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 32% lower than than the Minnesota average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Brooklyn Center public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.2% have completed high school, 20.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Brooklyn Center are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Brooklyn Center.
  • 80.3% of people in Brooklyn Center have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.2% of people in Brooklyn Center have completed high school.
  • 20.6% of people in Brooklyn Center have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Brooklyn Center

IndexBrooklyn CenterMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade80.3%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school79.2%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college52.9%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.0%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.6%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Brooklyn Center (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Deephaven, MN3,78684%71%
Excelsior, MN2,51083%69%
Shorewood, MN7,54882%66%
Wayzata, MN4,29682%66%
Centerville, MN3,90781%65%
Brooklyn Center, MN30,78535%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Holladay, UT30,79355%13%
Oceanside, NY30,81358%19%
Granger, IN30,81983%69%
Dover, NH30,75053%8%
Saratoga, CA30,83082%67%
Brooklyn Center, MN30,78535%28%
Source: The Brooklyn Center, 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.