Willmar school information

Average Test Scores37%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:116:116:1
Total public schools142,22479,221
Total private schools147724,874
Total post-secondary schools11407,963
The Willmar, MN educational system consists of 14 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Willmar public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 29% lower than than the Minnesota average and 25% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Willmar public schools is 10:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.4% have completed high school, 20.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Willmar are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Willmar.
  • 80.2% of people in Willmar have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.4% of people in Willmar have completed high school.
  • 20.7% of people in Willmar have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Willmar

Completed 8th grade80.2%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college56.2%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.3%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.7%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.4%1.3%

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

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Atwater, MN1,08372%46%
New London, MN1,26762%25%
Raymond, MN68755%11%
Kerkhoven, MN76150%1%
Willmar, MN19,64137%25%

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Source: The Willmar, 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.