Burnsville school information

Average Test Scores50%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools172,22479,221
Total private schools547724,874
Total post-secondary schools11407,963
The Burnsville, MN educational system consists of 17 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Burnsville public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 4% lower than than the Minnesota average and 2% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Burnsville public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.0% have completed high school, 38.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Burnsville are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Burnsville.
  • 91.6% of people in Burnsville have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.0% of people in Burnsville have completed high school.
  • 38.5% of people in Burnsville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Burnsville

Completed 8th grade91.6%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school91.0%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college72.2%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.1%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.5%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters11.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.4%1.3%

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

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Deephaven, MN3,78684%71%
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Burnsville, MN61,15850%2%

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Source: The Burnsville, 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.