Minot school information

IndexMinotNorth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores38%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:112:116:1
Total public schools2127279,221
Total private schools54724,874
Total post-secondary schools2307,963
The Minot, ND educational system consists of 21 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Minot public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 10% lower than than the North Dakota average and 23% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Minot public schools is 14:1, compared to 12:1 in North Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.3% have completed high school, 27.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Minot are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Minot.
  • 91.2% of people in Minot have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.3% of people in Minot have completed high school.
  • 27.0% of people in Minot have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Minot

IndexMinotNorth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade91.2%90.7%84.3%
Completed high school89.3%88.3%83.0%
Completed some college63.7%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.4%41.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.0%28.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Des Lacs, ND21565%31%
Burlington, ND1,23553%7%
Minot AFB, ND5,96450%2%
Surrey, ND1,07938%22%
Sawyer, ND32328%44%
Minot, ND47,33838%23%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wauwatosa, WI47,38861%25%
Lawrence, IN47,41557%16%
East Providence, RI47,26028%43%
Pearl City, HI47,24159%21%
Ceres, CA47,23131%37%
Minot, ND47,33838%23%
Source: The Minot, 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.