Avg. test scores 16%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 11%

Forest Lake school information

IndexForest LakeMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores57%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools142,22479,221
Total private schools347724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Forest Lake are 16% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Forest Lake
  • 91.6% of people in Forest Lake have completed 8th grade
  • 91.0% of people in Forest Lake have completed high school
  • 27.0% of people in Forest Lake have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Forest Lake

      IndexForest LakeMinnesotaNational
      Completed 8th grade91.6%90.5%84.3%
      Completed high school91.0%89.5%83.0%
      Completed some college68.0%66.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree39.4%45.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors27.0%34.2%30.3%
      Completed masters8.5%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.4%3.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.4%1.3%

      Forest Lake, MN School Districts

      • Forest Lake Public School District

      There are a total of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Forest Lake. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Forest Lake, MN schools is 57%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Forest Lake, MN, an average of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.0% have completed high school.

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      Centerville, MN3,90781%65%
      Forest Lake, MN19,20857%16%

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      Forest Lake, MN19,20857%16%
      Source: The Forest Lake, 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.