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Avg. test scores 23%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 32%

St. Paul school information

IndexSt. PaulMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores38%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools1592,22479,221
Total private schools4047724,874
Total post-secondary schools191407,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in St. Paul are 23% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 159 public schools in St. Paul
  • 84.2% of people in St. Paul have completed 8th grade
  • 83.3% of people in St. Paul have completed high school
  • 40.0% of people in St. Paul have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in St. Paul

      IndexSt. PaulMinnesotaNational
      Completed 8th grade84.2%90.5%84.3%
      Completed high school83.3%89.5%83.0%
      Completed some college65.5%66.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree47.0%45.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors40.0%34.2%30.3%
      Completed masters16.3%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.9%3.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.7%1.4%1.3%

      St. Paul, MN School Districts

      • St. Paul Public School District

      There are a total of 159 public schools, 40 private schools and 19 post-secondary schools in St. Paul. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for St. Paul, MN schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In St. Paul, MN, an average of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Grant, MN4,13485%73%
      Mahtomedi, MN7,96483%69%
      Centerville, MN3,90781%65%
      North Oaks, MN4,83281%65%
      Falcon Heights, MN5,53479%60%
      St. Paul, MN297,16038%23%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cincinnati, OH298,01156%15%
      Anchorage, AK299,32138%22%
      Stockton, CA301,44329%41%
      Pittsburgh, PA305,30548%2%
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,52949%0%
      St. Paul, MN297,16038%23%
      Source: The St. Paul, 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.