How good are the schools in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN?

Minneapolis-St. Paul encompasses 332 public elementary, middle and high schools. Minneapolis-St. Paul also has 266 private schools. Forty-five high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Minneapolis-St. Paul is also home to 20 colleges and/or universities, two of which earned places on U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 7.4 /10

How we calculate this.


Minneapolis-St. Paul has a comparable score to similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
202,832
Total Teachers
12,022

Student-Teacher Ratio

16:1

Based on 2015 National Center for Education Statistics data

All High Schools in Minneapolis-St. Paul

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.