Avg. test scores 23%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 57%
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Minneapolis school information

Average Test Scores37%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools1762,22479,221
Total private schools3847724,874
Total post-secondary schools231407,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Minneapolis are 23% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 176 public schools in Minneapolis
  • 87.1% of people in Minneapolis have completed 8th grade
  • 86.1% of people in Minneapolis have completed high school
  • 47.7% of people in Minneapolis have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Minneapolis

      Completed 8th grade87.1%90.5%84.3%
      Completed high school86.1%89.5%83.0%
      Completed some college72.5%66.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree54.7%45.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors47.7%34.2%30.3%
      Completed masters18.6%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree6.2%3.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.3%1.4%1.3%

      Minneapolis, MN School Districts

      • Minneapolis Public School District

      There are a total of 176 public schools, 38 private schools and 23 post-secondary schools in Minneapolis. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Minneapolis, MN schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Minneapolis, MN, an average of 87.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Centerville, MN3,90782%70.4%
      Excelsior, MN2,51080%66.9%
      Wayzata, MN4,29680%65.2%
      Edina, MN49,97678%61.6%
      North Oaks, MN4,83277%60.0%
      Minneapolis, MN404,67037%22.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Tulsa, OK399,90621%56.4%
      Cleveland, OH389,16534%29.6%
      Wichita, KS388,03325%47.9%
      Arlington, TX383,89945%6.1%
      New Orleans, LA382,92255%13.4%
      Minneapolis, MN404,67037%22.6%
      Source: The Minneapolis, 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.