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Minnesota Education Stats | Education Links

EducationA huge stress with any move involving children is selecting the right school district. Fortunately, Minnesota’s education system is consistently highly ranked in comparison with every state in the Nation. The Twin Cities is blessed with many choices when it comes to unifying great neighborhoods with top quality school districts.

Minnesota Education Stats

On numerous indicators Minnesota ranks #1, or near the top, in education performance.

  • According to the National Commission on Teach and America’s Future, Minnesota’s teaching force is the highest ranked in the nation, based on 12 quality indicators.
  • Minnesota eighth-grade students ranked first in the nation in math proficiency on the 2003 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
  • Our state’s fourth graders ranked second nationally in math proficiency in 2003.
  • Minnesota had the highest nationwide ACT scores for 2005. Minnesota scored an average of 22.3 compared with the national average of 20.9.
  • In 2000, 90.8 percent of Minnesotans 25 and older had a high school degree, the third highest rate in the nation.
  • Fourth and eighth graders in our state rank fifth in the nation in reading proficiency.
  • Minnesota has produced the second largest number of National Teachers of the Year – four, second only to California.

For example Newsweek rated Edina High School as the 201st Best High School in the nation. Hopkins High School was one of 62 high schools nationwide honored for overall excellence in Redbook magazine's America's Best High Schools project. The College Board named 116 Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars from Minnetonka High School for outstanding performance on AP Exams taken in May, 2004.

In the Metro we’re proud of our schools, athletics, and extra-curricular activities. When considering a move to the Twin Cities ask how I can help meet your family’s education needs.

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MN Center for Arts Education
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Capella University
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College of Art and Design
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College of St. Catherine
College of St. Scholastica
College of Visual Arts
Concordia College of Moorhead
Concordia University of St. Paul
Crossroads College
Crown College
Dunwoody Institute
Gustavus Adolphus College
Hamline University
High Tech Institute
Luther Seminary
Minneapolis Business College
Minnesota School of Business
NEI College of Technology
North Central Bible College
Oak Hills Christian College
Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
Rasmussen College
St. Mary's University
St. Olaf College
University of Northwestern – St. Paul
University of St. Thomas
Walden University
William Mitchell College of Law
State Colleges
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Mankato State University
Metro State University
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Southwest State University
St. Cloud State University
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Winona State University
Technical Colleges
Alexandria Technical College
Anoka Hennepin Technical College
Central Lakes College
Dakota County Technical College
Fond Du Lac Tribal & Community College
Hennepin Technical College
Mesabi Range Community and Technical College
Minneapolis Community & Technical College
Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical
Minnesota West Community & Technical College
Northland Community & Technical College
Northwest Technical College
Pine Technical College
Rochester Community & Technical College
South Central College
St. Cloud Technical College
St. Paul Technical College
Twin Cities Community Colleges
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Century College
Fergus Falls Community College
Hibbing Community College
Inver Hills Community College
Itasca Community College
Lake Superior Community College
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Normandale Community College
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Prairie Creek Community School
Rainy River Community College
Rochester Community & Technical College
Vermilion Community College
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Academy of the Holy Angels
Benilde - St. Margaret's
Blake Private School
Breck School
Convent of the Visitation
Cretin - Derham Hall
East St. Paul Lutheran School
Friends School of Minnesota
Groves Academy
Holy Family Catholic High School
John Ireland School
Minnehaha Academy
Mounds Park Academy
New Life Academy
Providence Academy
Saint Stephens School
Saint Thomas Academy
St. Bartholomew
St. Paul Academy & Summit
Tesseract School
The International School of Minnesota
Trinity School at River Ridge
Watershed High School
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