Mendota Heights school information

IndexMendota HeightsMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores70%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools32,22479,221
Total private schools247724,874
Total post-secondary schools21407,963
The Mendota Heights, MN educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Mendota Heights public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 34% higher than than the Minnesota average and 42% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mendota Heights public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.6% have completed high school, 63.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 12.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mendota Heights are 42% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Mendota Heights.
  • 97.3% of people in Mendota Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.6% of people in Mendota Heights have completed high school.
  • 63.0% of people in Mendota Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mendota Heights

IndexMendota HeightsMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade97.3%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school96.6%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college84.9%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree71.2%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors63.0%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters26.6%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.3%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.1%1.4%1.3%

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

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Source: The Mendota Heights, 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.