Mankato school information

Average Test Scores58%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools152,22479,221
Total private schools647724,874
Total post-secondary schools21407,963
The Mankato, MN educational system consists of 15 public schools, 6 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Mankato public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 11% higher than than the Minnesota average and 18% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mankato public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.2% have completed high school, 36.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mankato are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Mankato.
  • 90.6% of people in Mankato have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.2% of people in Mankato have completed high school.
  • 36.1% of people in Mankato have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mankato

Completed 8th grade90.6%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school90.2%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college69.3%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.0%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.1%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters13.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Good Thunder, MN54282%67%
Eagle Lake, MN2,71280%62%
North Mankato, MN13,45174%49%
Lake Crystal, MN2,43063%28%
Janesville, MN2,67461%23%
Mankato, MN40,90058%18%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Coram, NY40,89956%13%
Brentwood, TN40,87388%79%
Wilkes-Barre, PA40,96426%47%
Beverly, MA40,96765%32%
Cedar Falls, IA40,82886%75%
Mankato, MN40,90058%18%
Source: The Mankato, 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.