We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 136 Minnesota schools made our rankings. View Rankings
Minnesota has one of the nation's highest state graduation rates and flexibility from No Child Left Behind mandates. To graduate, Minnesota students must earn at least 21.5 credits and pass assessments in math, reading and writing. Minnesota high school students can test out of introductory college courses via the computer-based College-Level Examination Program, according to the Minnesota Department of Education.
In the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, Minnesota has six gold medal schools, 40 silver medal schools and 90 bronze medal schools. Many of Minnesota's Best High Schools are within the Minneapolis Public School District, which is near the state capital of St. Paul.
Top Ranked MN Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
8000 75TH ST NORTH, MAHTOMEDI, MN 55115#2
6754 VALLEY VIEW RD, EDINA, MN 55435#3
3303 33RD AVE NE, ST. ANTHONY, MN 55418#4
2518 HANNAH AVE NW, BEMIDJI, MN 56601#5
4955 PEONY LN NORTH, PLYMOUTH, MN 55446#6
18301 HWY 7, MINNETONKA, MN 55345#7
4185 BRADDOCK TRAIL, EAGAN, MN 55123#8
1900 LAKE VALENTINE RD, ARDEN HILLS, MN 55112#9
2525 VIOLA RD NE, ROCHESTER, MN 55906#10
2425 LONG LAKE RD, NEW BRIGHTON, MN 55112
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MN by the Numbers
Districts 427 High Schools 772 Full-Time Teachers 17,028 Students Enrolled 288,051
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The Anoka-Hennepin School District supports 15 high schools that serve 12,966 students.
There are 25 high schools in the Saint Paul Public Schools, serving 12,806 students.
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