The St. Cloud, MN educational system consists of 20 public schools, 12 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. St. Cloud public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 32% lower than than the Minnesota average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of St. Cloud public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.4% have completed high school, 28.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.5% have completed a doctorate degree.