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Avg. test scores 3%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 26%

Fargo school information

IndexFargoNorth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores51%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:112:116:1
Total public schools2427279,221
Total private schools74724,874
Total post-secondary schools7307,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fargo are 3% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Fargo
  • 91.8% of people in Fargo have completed 8th grade
  • 90.5% of people in Fargo have completed high school
  • 38.2% of people in Fargo have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Fargo, ND Schools

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      Education level achieved in Fargo

      IndexFargoNorth DakotaNational
      Completed 8th grade91.8%90.7%84.3%
      Completed high school90.5%88.3%83.0%
      Completed some college73.2%64.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree51.8%41.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors38.2%28.2%30.3%
      Completed masters11.7%7.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.3%2.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.2%1.1%1.3%

      Fargo, ND School Districts

      • Fargo Public School District 1
      • West Fargo Public School District 6

      There are a total of 24 public schools, 7 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools in Fargo. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fargo, ND schools is 51%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Fargo, ND, an average of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Glyndon, MN1,24767%37%
      Harwood, ND76767%36%
      Dilworth, MN4,23765%32%
      West Fargo, ND31,55751%3%
      Moorhead, MN41,32150%2%
      Fargo, ND115,95051%3%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Peoria, IL115,99024%52%
      Provo, UT115,71848%3%
      El Monte, CA115,66532%36%
      Springfield, IL116,74526%47%
      Lansing, MI114,77330%39%
      Fargo, ND115,95051%3%
      Source: The Fargo, ND 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.