Friends of Education congratulates its schools in the 2017 district rankings. SchoolDigger ranks districts based on average score obtained in each grade on state assessments compared to the state average score. 

Many congratulations!

2017 Minnesota School District Rankings (out of 441)

1.       St. Croix Preparatory Academy
2.       Nova Classical Academy
3.       Mahtomedi
4.       Minnetonka
5.       Esko
6.       St. Michael-Albertville
7.       Yinghua Academy
8.       Westonka
9.       Delano
10.   Orono
11.   Davinci Academy
12.   Edina
13.   Eagle Ridge Academy
14.   Twin Cities German Immersion - charter
15.   Seven Hills Preparatory Academy
16.   Aspen Academy
17.   Sartell-St. Stephen
18.   Spectrum - charter
19.   Minneota
20.   Battle Lake
21.   International Spanish Language Academy
22.   Barnesville
23.   Byron
24.   Cologne Academy
25.   Maple River 


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Friends of Education's mission is to improve the education of children.  Improving K-12 education since 1999, Friends supports programs which emphasize content and critical thinking with demonstrated evidence of increasing student achievement and post-secondary readiness.

The Minnesota Department of Education awarded Friends of Education its highest Exemplary rating of charter school authorizer performance. 


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01.25.2019 @ 3:00pm       (for a Fall 2020 opening)

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Friends of Education
200 East Lake Street
Wayzata, MN 55391


Scheduled upon request

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