We reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 141 Minnesota schools made our rankings.View Rankings
To graduate, Minnesota students must earn at least 21.5 credits and pass assessments in math, reading and writing. Minnesota high school students can earn college credit before graduation through various dual-credit opportunities, according to the Minnesota Department of Education.
In the 2014 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, Minnesota has seven gold medal schools, 34 silver medal schools and 100 bronze medal schools. A few of Minnesota's Best High Schools are within the Minneapolis Public School District, which is near the state capital of St. Paul.