Duluth school information

IndexDuluthMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores49%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools482,22479,221
Total private schools847724,874
Total post-secondary schools51407,963
The Duluth, MN educational system consists of 48 public schools, 8 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Duluth public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 7% lower than than the Minnesota average and 1% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Duluth public schools is 19:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.7% have completed high school, 35.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Duluth are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 48 public schools in Duluth.
  • 90.1% of people in Duluth have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.7% of people in Duluth have completed high school.
  • 35.4% of people in Duluth have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Duluth

IndexDuluthMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade90.1%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school89.7%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college68.4%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.7%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.4%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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Esko, MN1,81474%51%
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Superior, WI26,67650%1%
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Duluth, MN86,16449%1%

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Duluth, MN86,16449%1%
Source: The Duluth, 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.