Moorhead school information

Average Test Scores50%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools132,22479,221
Total private schools247724,874
Total post-secondary schools51407,963
The Moorhead, MN educational system consists of 13 public schools, 2 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Moorhead public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 3% lower than than the Minnesota average and 2% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Moorhead public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.2% have completed high school, 37.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Moorhead are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Moorhead.
  • 93.1% of people in Moorhead have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.2% of people in Moorhead have completed high school.
  • 37.2% of people in Moorhead have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Moorhead

Completed 8th grade93.1%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.2%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college71.0%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.3%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.2%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters10.1%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Glyndon, MN1,24767%37%
Harwood, ND76767%36%
Dilworth, MN4,23765%32%
Kindred, ND77959%20%
Fargo, ND115,95051%3%
Moorhead, MN41,32150%2%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Leominster, MA41,30466%35%
Brea, CA41,35162%25%
Woonsocket, RI41,27222%55%
Ocoee, FL41,39358%17%
South Valley, NM41,39710%80%
Moorhead, MN41,32150%2%
Source: The Moorhead, 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.