Richfield school information

Average Test Scores41%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools162,22479,221
Total private schools447724,874
Total post-secondary schools21407,963
The Richfield, MN educational system consists of 16 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Richfield public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 21% lower than than the Minnesota average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Richfield public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.9% have completed high school, 36.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Richfield are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Richfield.
  • 88.0% of people in Richfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.9% of people in Richfield have completed high school.
  • 36.5% of people in Richfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Richfield

Completed 8th grade88.0%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.9%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college67.5%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.3%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.5%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters12.1%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Deephaven, MN3,78684%71%
Excelsior, MN2,51083%69%
Shorewood, MN7,54882%66%
Wayzata, MN4,29682%66%
Falcon Heights, MN5,53479%60%
Richfield, MN35,91241%17%

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Merritt Island, FL35,91673%48%
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Leavenworth, KS35,94838%23%
Richfield, MN35,91241%17%
Source: The Richfield, 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.