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76%
  • Bridgewater Elementary
  • 401 Jefferson Pkwy, Northfield
  • NORTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 592
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
76%
  • Sibley Elementary
  • 1400 Maple St, Northfield
  • NORTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 574
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
67%
  • Prairie Creek Community School
  • 27695 Denmark Ave, Northfield
  • PRAIRIE CREEK COMMUNITY SCHOOL
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 181
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
66%
  • Northfield Middle School
  • 2200 Division St S, Northfield
  • NORTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 958
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
64%
  • Northfield Senior High
  • 1400 Division St S, Northfield
  • NORTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,239
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
62%
  • Greenvale Park Elementary
  • 700 Lincoln Pkwy, Northfield
  • NORTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 479
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
57%
  • Arcadia Charter School
  • 1719 Cannon Rd, Northfield
  • ARCADIA CHARTER SCHOOL
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 126
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
50%
  • Northfield Area Learning Center
  • 201 Orchard St S, Northfield
  • NORTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 45
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
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  • Longfellow Elementary
  • 201 Orchard St S, Northfield
  • NORTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 43
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
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Northfield school information

IndexNorthfieldMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores65%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools112,22479,221
Total private schools347724,874
Total post-secondary schools21407,963
The Northfield, MN educational system consists of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Northfield public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 24% higher than than the Minnesota average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Northfield public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.4% have completed high school, 45.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Northfield

IndexNorthfieldMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade91.6%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school91.4%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college72.7%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.9%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.6%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters21.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.0%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.9%1.4%1.3%

Northfield, MN School Districts

Northfield Public School District

There are a total of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Northfield. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Northfield, MN schools is 65%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Northfield, MN, an average of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Northfield schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Northfield, MN schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Elko New Market, MN4,47283%68%
Lonsdale, MN3,81477%56%
Lakeville, MN59,78671%43%
Farmington, MN22,22666%35%
Nerstrand, MN29665%31%
Northfield, MN20,40565%31%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pittsburg, KS20,39939%21%
Pleasant Prairie, WI20,39560%22%
Portsmouth, OH20,39360%23%
Ashland, OH20,41976%54%
Hammond, LA20,38950%2%
Northfield, MN20,40565%31%
Source: The Northfield, 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.