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Rochester school information

Index Rochester Minnesota National
Average Test Scores51%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools442,22479,221
Total private schools1347724,874
Total post-secondary schools41407,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Rochester are 6% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 44 public schools in Rochester
  • 92.0% of people in Rochester have completed 8th grade
  • 91.0% of people in Rochester have completed high school
  • 43.7% of people in Rochester have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Rochester

      Index Rochester Minnesota National
      Completed 8th grade92.0%90.5%84.3%
      Completed high school91.0%89.5%83.0%
      Completed some college74.3%66.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree54.9%45.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors43.7%34.2%30.3%
      Completed masters19.1%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree8.8%3.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate3.6%1.4%1.3%

      Rochester, MN School Districts

      • Rochester Public School District

      There are a total of 44 public schools, 13 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Rochester. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Rochester, MN schools is 51%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Rochester, MN, an average of 92.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Chatfield, MN2,82169%42.7%
      Elgin, MN1,21368%41.1%
      Pine Island, MN3,31468%41.0%
      Kasson, MN6,14362%29.5%
      Eyota, MN2,07362%28.1%
      Rochester, MN111,39651%5.9%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Clearwater, FL111,74744%8.4%
      Westminster, CO111,77036%25.0%
      Inglewood, CA111,01228%40.9%
      Fairfield, CA110,95339%19.1%
      West Jordan, UT110,92838%20.9%
      Rochester, MN111,39651%5.9%
      Source: The Rochester, 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.