Preston school information

Average Test Scores65%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools22,22479,221
Total private schoolsn/a47724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Preston, MN educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Preston 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 Preston public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.5% have completed high school, 26.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Preston are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Preston.
  • 91.1% of people in Preston have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.5% of people in Preston have completed high school.
  • 26.8% of people in Preston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Preston

Completed 8th grade91.1%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school88.5%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college60.4%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.8%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.8%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chatfield, MN2,82168%38%
Peterson, MN18467%36%
Lanesboro, MN73066%35%
Wykoff, MN43355%11%
Harmony, MN1,00525%50%
Preston, MN1,38365%31%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bel Air CDP, MD1,38368%38%
Renville, MN1,38352%6%
Norfolk, NY1,38347%4%
Tieton, WA1,38237%25%
Cornwells Heights, PA1,38456%14%
Preston, MN1,38365%31%
Source: The Preston, 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.